Vice President, Sales and Operations
XPO Logistics
Mississauga, ON, Canada
12h ago

Vice President, Sales and Operations

Requisition Id : 222182 Business Unit : Supply Chain Location :

Mississauga, ON, Canada, L5S 1J5

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  • Logistics done differently.

    You’ve built an impressive career, and now you’re looking for the next logical step. As the Vice President, Sales and Operations, you will cultivate new growth opportunities with customers to diversify and expand our core business, as well as be responsible for daily operations including the oversight of processes, reporting, improvements and personnel.

    We will equip you with the best tools in the industry to grow and develop to a level that will exceed your expectations and help you reach your career goals.

    Pay, benefits and more.

    We are eager to attract the best, so we offer competitive compensation and a generous benefits package, including extended health benefits (medical, dental and vision), pension, life insurance, disability and the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan.

    What you’ll do on a typical day :

  • Implement and maintain operational processes and procedures
  • Report on performance metrics and initiate improvements as needed
  • Establish and meet site objectives in the areas of financial performance, safety, quality and customer service in compliance with all applicable internal and external policies
  • Lead complex sales solutions, as well as develop and implement growth strategies with new and existing customers
  • Understand and effectively navigate customers' supply chain process while building relationships and partners in positions that directly or indirectly influence the supply chain process
  • Provide accurate and timely submission of key quality, financial and safety reports
  • Hire, train, develop and appraise staff effectively; take corrective action as necessary on a timely basis and in accordance with company policy;
  • consult with HR as appropriate

  • Coordinate site activities through planning with departmental directors, managers and supervisors to ensure objectives are accomplished in a timely and cost-effective manner
  • What you need to succeed at XPO :

    At a minimum, you’ll need :

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • 10 years of progressive experience in supply chain management (in a supply chain or distribution environment)
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and warehouse management systems (WMS)
  • It’d be great if you also have :

  • MBA or other advanced degree
  • 5 years' experience in the sales of contract logistics and supply chain solutions
  • Availability to travel up to 25% of the time
  • Demonstrated planning, project management and analytical skills; able to partner and communicate with all levels of an organization from hourly associates to senior management, as well as with customer contacts
  • Strong problem-solving techniques
  • Be part of something big.

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