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Manager, Solutions Engineering

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Southfield
Posted on: November 17, 2021

Job Description:

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 Manager, Solutions Engineering, you will use engineering and consulting skills to deliver proposal management, project delivery and engineering/consulting process management. You will also find opportunities through rigorous data collection and analysis, crafting marketable solutions for clients and identifying, proposing, and delivering key initiatives that improve the client's supply chain operations. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build a growing career you can be proud of. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO.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 you'll do on a typical day:Lead and develop a team of professional supply chain engineers, analysts and project managers, continually increasing collective capabilities and skills Handle projects to completion and ensure savings commitments are metDevelop and standardize a beneficial approach to customer's supply chain challenges, employing research, innovation, and prior experiencePerform research, data mining and simulations to identify and scope opportunities within the customer's supply chainDefine supply chain requirements and solutions approach while ensuring the gathering of accurate information and performing detailed solution designIdentify gaps in existing customer supply chain data availability; develop measurement plan, execute collection activities and ensure data integrityIdentify, select and deploy use of optimization/decision support tools to perform global supply chain studies, packaging and material flow analyses, routing optimization and transportation rate analysesBuild and integrate supply chain cost models to quantify total cost of ownership opportunities and subsequent savingsInstruct team in Lean methodologies; deliver verifiable productivity via Lean methodologyWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering or a related field, or equivalent related work or military experience5 years of experience in one or more key functional areas: supply chain management, logistics, decision support systems/technology, transportation management and distribution or procurement functional responsibilitiesExcellent computer skills, including analysis, and spreadsheet and database proficiency (Access and Excel, etc.)Transportation and network modeling experienceIt'd be great if you also have:Master's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Industrial EngineeringLean manufacturing experienceAbility to deal with complex, urgent situations Aptitude for understanding and solving problems in logistics finance management processesKnowledge of state-of-the-art technology and supply chain standard methodologiesBe 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.-- --- --- -Review XPO's candidate privacy statement-- -here.-- -

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Inc., Southfield , Manager, Solutions Engineering, Executive , Southfield, Michigan

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