XPO Logistics, Inc. Director of Operations in CLIVE, Iowa

Work Location: Des Moines, Chicago, Detroit or any approved XPO location. Logistics done differently. Are you looking for an opportunity to take your career to new heights with a rapidly expanding global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of Americas best employers by Forbes. At XPO, our success depends upon our ability to provide the highest level of support and solutions to our customers. As the Director of Operations, your focus will be successfully managing client relationships, meeting or exceeding client expectations, and working to ensure effective operational solutions and service improvements. Become a part of our growing, dynamic team and we'll help you develop to a level that will exceed your expectations. Pay, benefits and more. We are 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 youll do on a typical day: Develop effective and efficient methods to meet customer needs; serve as the primary customer contact on all new initiatives and/or high-level critical issues Drive operational efficiencies to improve service and financial performance Conduct strategic account reviews with all assigned customers on a regular basis to review service needs and usage trends Execute individually assigned components of startup action plans Participate in developing integration plans to support client and company initiatives Direct, develop, mentor and lead operational teams Establish and meet site objectives in the areas of financial performance, safety, quality and customer service What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, youll need: Bachelors degree in Supply Chain Management or related field 10 years of progressive management experience with 5 years in supply chain and logistics Itd be great if you also have: MBA or masters degree Project Management Professional certification 15 years of experience in logistics/supply chain and business development 10 years of experience in management consulting and business transformation/change management Ability to develop insightful and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of the results; produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations Ability to perform with a high level of initiative, exhibiting persistence and willingness to stimulate new ideas within the organization Excellent leadership and collaboration skills with the ability to effectively supervise, coach and influence employees Be part of something big.#LI-JR1 XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oral, Toyota and many others. Were the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and were just getting started. 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. The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not intended to 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. VEVRAA Federal Contractor Request Priority Protected Veteran Referrals Equal Opportunity Employeriminorities/females/veterans/individuals with disabilities/sexual orientation/gender identity