Specialized Project Coordinator

XPO Logistics Southfield, MI
Specialized Project Coordinator

Requisition Id: 53881

Business Unit: Managed Transportation

Location:

Southfield, MI, US, 48034

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, our employees are our greatest asset. As a Project Coordinator, you will be responsible for a wide range of project support functions for senior executives requiring the highest levels of accountability and confidentiality. This role is critical in positioning XPO for long-term success. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work, and the resources to build 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:

* Perform a variety of analytical tasks supporting one or more industry verticals for senior executives

* Research and follow up on issues and concerns related to assigned verticals including those of a sensitive or confidential nature

* Perform filtering and sorting of data using VLOOKUP and other functions

* Provide research and presentation preparation via PowerPoint or Word

* Collect and document project issues, risks, decisions, and action items

* Follow through on projects to successful completion ensuring deadlines are met

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you'll need:

* Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, or related field; or an equivalent combination of education and experience

* 1 year of business experience, preferably in a distribution, logistics, or supply chain environment

* Advanced Microsoft Office Suite skills including web-based software (webinar production), SharePoint, databases, PowerPoint, and Excel

* Experience with pivot tables, VLOOKUP, and other Excel functions

* Availability to work a flexible schedule including, nights, evenings, and weekends to meet business needs

* Ability to travel up to 50%

It'd be great if you also have:

* Excellent communication, interpersonal, organizational, and presentation skills

* Ability to establish business relationships and work effectively with business and client contacts as well as peers, end users, and all levels of corporate management

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.

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