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Operations Manager

Date: Aug 6, 2019

Location: Saint-Laurent, QC, Canada, H4T 2B3

Company: XPO Logistics

Logistics done differently.

You have a passion for logistics, and you know how to keep things moving. At XPO Logistics, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with customers, assist with route planning and monitoring, and build a bright professional future. You’ll play a key role in providing daily business solutions for our customers. If you’re excited about the challenge of working for a rapidly growing global company, we have an opportunity for you to grow with 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 for our Last Mile home delivery services for a designated region
  • Oversee the operations of contracted drivers operating 7 days per week in multiple locations
  • Manage hourly personnel, including tasks such as interviewing and hiring new individuals, training and developing team members, directing work and conducting performance reviews
  • Oversee route planning and monitoring
  • Recruit and source contract carriers and validate contract eligibility
  • Manage expense accurately and meet P&L budget goals

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Associate degree or other college degree in a business-related field, or equivalent work experience
  • 2 years of supervisory experience
  • 2 years of logistics management experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (PowerPoint and Project)

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management and 1 or more years of logistics or transportation experience
  • Excellent negotiation skills; ability to effectively deal with individuals and groups within and outside of the organization
  • Ability to prioritize regular workload, special tasks and concurrent projects, allocating time and resources appropriately
  • Self-motivated and able to work with minimal supervision
  • 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.