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Associate, Graduate Program

Company: XPO Logistics
Location: Sterling
Posted on: June 6, 2021

Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

Fortune named XPO Logistics among the most admired companies in the world, and Forbes listed us as one of America's best employers. At XPO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels, who want to build a career in the transportation industry. As an Associate - XPO Graduate Program, you will learn about logistics and leadership by gaining working knowledge of the different facets of our business, including operations, sales, customer support and service, safety and Lean principles. You will learn firsthand how to lead a team of professionals who strive toward the common goals of providing the best service to our customers and being the leader in the logistics industry. 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 more.

What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Participate in a series of rotational assignments, lasting approximately 8 months each, including Operations, Warehouse, Engineering, Transportation, Sales, Lean and Finance
  • Communicate effectively with the Graduate Program Manager, reporting manager and mentor
  • Perform responsibilities relative to the rotational assignment
  • Meet weekly goals and objectives
  • Learn the basic job functions, skills and qualifications of the rotational assignment
  • Take initiative to learn operations with online resources, reading, observing and working alongside several of our associates

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

  • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
  • Experience with Microsoft Office
  • Willingness to relocate for future opportunities; flexibility to be placed in any of our locations across the U.S.

It'd be great if you also have:

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain/Logistics or Engineering
  • Availability to work all shifts, including days, evenings, nights and weekends, depending on rotational assignment
  • Industry experience
  • Confidence to take responsibility for your decisions and actions
  • Strong time management skills
  • Aptitude for frontline supervisory positions and operations management
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

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.

XPO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with XPO policies which are in place to safeguard our employees and customers.

All applicants who receive a conditional offer of employment may be required to take and pass a pre-employment drug test.

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: Washington DC

Job Segment: Outside Sales, Engineer, Supply, Logistics, Sales, Engineering, Operations, Customer Service

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