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General Manager

Date: Jul 3, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, Canada, L5R 3M3

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees are our greatest asset and we’re always on the lookout for inspirational leaders who know how to get the best out of their team. As the General Manager, you will ensure the efficient daily operations of a network of home delivery services. You’ll build and maintain positive working relationships with our external customers. We’ll count on your skills and years of experience to be a champion of our company values, ensuring an engaged workforce, loyal customers, efficient operations and a bright future for yourself and XPO.

 

Pay, benefits and more.

We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including extended health benefits (medical, dental and vision), pension, life insurance, disability and more. 

 

What you’ll do on a typical day:

  • Provide support to our Last Mile home delivery services for a designated region
  • Manage a team of supervisory and hourly staff, including tasks such as interviewing and hiring new personnel, training and developing team members, directing work and conducting performance reviews
  • Oversee the operations of contracted drivers operating 7 days per week in multiple locations across the region
  • Develop a contract carrier base team and ensure compliance with specified contract metrics  
  • Maintain high standards for all operational activities
  • Build relationships with customers to ensure continuous operating improvements 
  • Handle responsibility for the P&L statement
  • Collaborate with the national sales team to facilitate new avenues of growth

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management or equivalent work experience
  • Proven leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively supervise, coach and influence employees
  • Demonstrated negotiation skills; ability to effectively deal with individuals and groups within and outside of the organization
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint and Project)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Management experience in transportation/logistics in home delivery
  • Ability to perform complex analyses of data, processes, policies, procedures and/or systems 
  • P&L experience
  • Strong analytical, communication and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize regular workload, special tasks and concurrent projects, allocating time and resources appropriately
  • Familiarity with the most widely known and emerging tools, technologies and social applications

Be part of something big.

 

XPO is a leading provider of cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the most successful companies in the world. We help our customers manage their goods most efficiently using our technology and services. Our greatest strength is our global team – energetic, innovative people of all experience levels and talents who make XPO a great place to work.

 

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ancestry, place of origin, colour, ethnic origin, citizenship, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, record of offences, marital status, family status, disability or other protected status.

 

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They should not be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of personnel so classified. All employees may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time as needed.