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Supervisor, Freight Operations

Requisition Id:  340963
Business Unit:  LTL
Location: 

Kansas City, KS, US, 66115-1416

 

Solutions driven success.

 

XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. 

 

As the Supervisor, Freight Operations, we’ll count on you to inspire your team to continuously raise the bar, while taking responsibility for all day-to-day operational responsibilities. As a member of our team, you’ll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career that will exceed your expectations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We’re eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including full health insurance (medical, dental and vision), 401(k), life insurance, disability, and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Supervise staff during various inbound, city and/or outbound freight operations
  • Ensure production goals are met by managing tonnage, payroll, and other administrative functions
  • Plan hourly employee schedules to meet daily operations goals
  • Enforce all company, FMCSR, OSHA and DOT policies, rules, regulations, and laws
  • Coach, train and develop employees in a manner consistent with company policies
  • Act as a champion of our values, demonstrating them and holding your team to the same high standards

What you need to succeed at XPO: 

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • 2 years of related work experience in a warehouse, distribution, supply chain, transportation or similar environment
  • Knowledge of the Less-than-Truckload (LTL) industry, hazardous materials regulations and DOT rules and regulations
  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, nights, and weekends

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Transportation, Distribution or Logistics, or 4 years of related work or military experience
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • LTL industry experience
  • Positive attitude with the ability to multitask and motivate your team
  • Exceptional leadership, communication, and administrative skills

This job requires the ability to:

  • Lift objects of various shapes, sizes, and weights up to 50 lbs. frequently and greater than 75 lbs. occasionally
  • Reach (including above your head), bend, climb, push, pull, twist, squat and kneel
  • Walk and stand for extended periods of time on a loading dock that is not climate-controlled and may be slippery
  • Work outside in inclement weather

Be part of something big.

 

 

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, sex, disability, veteran or other protected status.

 

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test. 
 

The above statements are not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification.  
 

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