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Director, Terminal Operations

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Houston
Posted on: February 24, 2021

Job Description:

XPO Logistics, a leader in the transportation and logistics industry, is looking for a highly skilled leader who knows how maximize a team's talents. As the Director, Terminal Operations, you will be responsible for managing financial results of a large terminal, leading a team of terminal employees and overseeing a tractor fleet. You'll also monitor all site activity, including championing recruiting and retention initiatives, implementing safety procedures, and ensuring excellent customer service. As part of the XPO team, you'll have a starring role in helping us continue to provide excellent freight solutions to our global customers, while building a career 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), life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Lead a team and coach them to a high level of performance, including working with contracted drivers as well as terminal staff
  • Manage the terminal P&L to ensure financial health
  • Review delivery schedules, making modifications as needed to ensure best-in-class customer service
  • Monitor procedures with an eye for safety and continuous improvement
  • Recommend best practices to improve operational excellence; encourage others to share their ideas for process improvement
  • Recruit and retain qualified drivers and employees to meet company objectives
  • Oversee all corporate safety and security requirements, including applicable state and federal laws; implement changes as needed to maintain compliance
  • Participate in the training and professional development of assigned team members; ensure staff attends required training courses such as hazmat, CPR/AED, etc.
  • Approve time and attendance requests for colleagues What you need to succeed at XPO: At a minimum, you'll need:
    • 7 years of transportation or terminal management experience It'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in Transportation or Logistics
      • Proficiency with Windows applications and Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
      • Proven experience leading and coaching a high-performing team
      • Experience delivering P&L responsibilities in the transportation industry 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. 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. XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers. 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 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.
        Nearest Major Market: Houston
        Job Segment: Operations Manager, Manager, Supply, Logistics, Operations, Management

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