At XPO Logistics, we’re constantly looking for ways to improve, enhance and adapt in an ever-changing marketplace. As the Solutions Engineer (XPO Direct - Network) within the Advance Solutions Group, you’ll be a critical driver of the company’s success in delivering world-class solutions for our clients. You’ll also play a key role in contributing to the operational efficiency and financial success of the company through effective planning, execution, resource management and delivery of projects on time and optimal. While collaborating with all functional and client teams, including Engineering, Supply Chain, Managed Transportation, IT, and other domestic/global business units, you’ll be building a bright future for XPO and a rewarding career for yourself.
What you’ll do on a typical day:
Provide engineering solutions for XPO Direct Transportation Network; serve as the primary Solutions Engineer responsible for onboarding new clients and optimize existing/new routes
Lead the analysis, strategic alignment and project scoping to meet business objectives and deliver quantifiable results through network improvement initiatives
Develop and communicate a methodology to drive standardization of continuous improvement processes
Stakeholder Management, work with cross-functional teams providing engineering support and effectively communicate with technical and non-technical audiences
Probe to understand the underlying Business question from stakeholders and share relevant insights that drives impact to the Business
Demonstrate commitment to process excellence by ensuring proper, efficient and accurate use of processes; lead by example
What you need to succeed at XPO:
At a minimum, you’ll need:
Engineering background OR Any Graduation or MBA in Supply chain/Operations will be good
3-5 years of experience in the Solution Designing
Availability to travel 10% of the time
Experience working with remote teams (onsite/offshore setup)
Advanced Microsoft Excel skills, including pivot tables, v-lookups, etc.
Willingness to work a flexible schedule to broaden learning opportunities and prepare for future assignments
Experience in Supply Chain, Transportation, Logistics, Distribution
Experience in Network Optimization, Vehicle Routing etc.
Ability to conform to shifting priorities, demands and timelines through skillful analytical and problem-solving capabilities
Excellent organizational, interpersonal, communication and presentation skills with the ability to effectively communicate with business stakeholders at all levels
Keep self-updated with latest tools & technology
It’d be great if you also have: Primary Skills (Must Have):
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.
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.