Production Manager


1st Shift – Monday - Friday, 7:00am - 3:30pm

Logistics done differently.

Strong leadership, management, and customer service are the heart of our operations at XPO Logistics. As the Production Manager, you will be responsible for coordinating and overseeing a wide variety of production activities to successfully achieve company and customer objectives. If you’re looking for a growth opportunity and a better lifestyle, 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:

  • Oversee all production functions including labor management, quality assurance, and safety
  • Lead and supervise production department and staff consisting of up to 9 salaried and 500 hourly full-time and seasonal employees; train and evaluate employee performance, recommend or initiate hiring, promotions and transfers, or carry out disciplinary actions
  • Review, generate, and implement processes to meet or exceed customer expectations
  • Measure work performance; compare results to objectives and take corrective actions
  • Update information from regulatory agencies, and internal company or customer requirements
  • Generate and review production reports; research and resolve product discrepancies
  • Proactively communicate with customers regarding production
  • Work closely with General Manager to meet financial targets

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
  • 10 years of broad technical supply chain experience including 5 years in operations within the distribution logistics field
  • Experience in a leadership role with oversight of multiple supervisors or superintendents
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite and warehouse management systems (WMS)
  • Availability to work a flexible schedule including planned and unplanned overtime, which may include weekends

It’d be great if you also have:

  • Experience in Red Prairie, Nulogy, SAP, or ISO environment
  • Experience working in a food production environment
  • Strong problem-solving techniques and statistical analysis skills

Be part of something big.

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.

Company
XPO Logistics
Posted
09/20/2018
Type
Full time
Location
Kennesaw, GA 30152, US