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 Senior Transportation Supervisor - Bilingual - Aurora, Illinois, United States

Job information
Posted by: XPO Logistics 
Hiring entity type: Transportation 
Work authorization: Existing work authorization required for United States
Position type: Direct Hire, Full-Time 
Compensation: ******
Benefits: See below
Relocation: Not specified 
Position functions: Operations - Other
Travel: Up to 25% 
Accept candidates: in same country 
Languages: English - Fluent
Spanish - Fluent
Minimum education: Bachelor Degree 
Minimum years experience:
Resumes accepted in: English
Cover letter: No cover letter requested
Job code: / Latpro-3655110 
Date posted: Dec-21-2018
State, Zip: Illinois, 60502


Shift: Monday - Friday 9am - 6pm

Must be Bilingual in English and Spanish

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know that our future is built on strong leadership and delivering world-class customer service. As the Senior Supervisor of Transportation, you will be responsible for daily supplier performance operationsensuring that all warehousing, transportation, communications, and customer service issues and requests are resolved in a manner that meets or exceeds the customer's expectations. You will play a critical role in the long-term success of the company while building a career you can be proud of.

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 more.

What you'll do on a typical day:
Manage your team to route, plan, update, and track orders and shipments; investigate and resolve issues submitted by customer, suppliers, or clients
Practice continuous business improvement by reviewing procedures and work habits, and implementing steps to lower costs while increasing performance; initiate LEAN concepts into the operation at all levels
Schedule daily work load for yourself and your team based on input from customer, dispute requests from suppliers, and PRRs and warning letters; monitor and prioritize weekly disputes and escalation requests from customer and supplier; compile supplier dispute data and chart supplier on-time shipping performance
Investigate denied disputes to make a final decision on whether supplier is at fault or not; make appropriate shipping performance score adjustment
Answer inquiries from suppliers, client, and/or customers; manage and plan track and trace activities
Track and document delivery performance and report metrics to management and the customer as required; maintain organized files on all shipping documents and analyze root cause reasons for poor shipping performance
Maintain a safe work environment free from harassment, drugs, and workplace violence; promptly document and report all issues, concerns, and incidents to management; work to resolve all problems that effect job performance, employee morale, and customer satisfaction


What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:
Bachelor's degree in logistics or related field
5 years of experience in Logistics/Supply Chain or related field
3 years of experience managing a Logistics/Supply Chain team including hiring, mentoring, training, counseling and yearly reviews
Able to lift and/or move up to 25 pounds occasionally
Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
Availability to work weekends, holidays, off-hour shifts, on-call as the demands of the business dictate; travel 10-20% of the time

It'd be great if you also have:
Familiarity with LMS, TMS or other COTS software, and Microsoft SharePoint
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to communicate and present clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
Demonstrated ability in process improvement
Lean Green Belt/Kaizen experience
Ability to work independently and in a team environment; customer-focused and results-driven

Be part of something big. #LI-RL1

XPO provides cutting-edge supply chain solutions to the world's most successful companies, including Disney, Pepsi, L'Oréal, Toyota and many others. We're the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we're 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.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago


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