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Vice President, Network Planning

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: High Point
Posted on: August 15, 2019

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Are you ready to take your career to the next level with a rapidly expanding global company? Join XPO Logistics, a company named among the most admired in the world by Fortune and one of America's best employers by Forbes. As the Vice President of Network Planning, you will be responsible for developing and leading multiple remote groups to meet and exceed goals for EBITDA, accidents and injuries, top-line revenue growth, yield improvement and productivity standards. You'll collaborate across multiple functions to meet the expectations set forth by executive leadership. Become a part of our 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 you'll do on a typical day:

  • Develop and drive commercial strategy and tactics that deliver corporate EBITDA goals, increase profitability and reduce costs
  • Provide direction for the strategic sales teams to support external customer relationships and drive sales ownership into the district centers
  • Lead pricing strategy in the area through collaboration with Sales, Pricing and the Marketing team
  • Achieve regional P&L goals and drive ownership of the P&L through span of control; develop, implement and achieve the area's cost budget
  • Develop, communicate and execute KPIs; lead team to meet goals and develop countermeasures when falling short of plan
  • Search for opportunities to continuously improve operational execution and profitability; focus on accountabilities, growth opportunities and trends to provide year-over-year improvement of KPI measurement
  • Ensure employee engagement by fostering a supportive work environment, ensuring effective employee relations and applying HR policies consistently across the workforce
  • Collaborate with multiple functional areas such as Business Intelligence, Finance, Safety, Procurement and IT to develop data paths to identify efficiencies

    What you need to succeed at XPO:

    At a minimum, you'll need:

    • Bachelor's degree in Business or related field, such as Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Manufacturing, Finance, etc.; or an equivalent combination of education, training and experience
    • 10 years of experience working in a supply chain, procurement, maintenance or transportation service company with some Less-than-Truckload (LTL) experience
    • Supervisory experience in a team-focused environment
    • Ability to read and manage P&L
    • Demonstrated knowledge of DOT maintenance regulations
    • Knowledge of sales and supply chain management techniques and processes
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office; ability to perform and direct moderately complex analyses in spreadsheet and database programs, including Microsoft Excel and Access

      It'd be great if you also have:

      • Master's degree
      • Availability to travel up to 75% of the time
      • Ability to maintain confidentiality with sensitive materials and information
      • Excellent communication and leadership skills

        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.

        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.

Keywords: XPO Logistics, High Point , Vice President, Network Planning, Executive , High Point, North Carolina

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