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Director, Engineering

Company: GXO Logistics
Location: Fort Worth
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:



Logistics at full potential. At GXO, we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our company requires. You know that a positive work environment creates happy employees, which boosts productivity and dedication. On our team, you'll have the support to excel at work and the resources to build a career you can be proud of. As the Director, Engineering, you will provide leadership in both program and project management, leveraging engineering skillsets to drive processes and deployment through planning and execution. We'll count on your skills and years of experience to be a champion of our values, ensuring an engaged workforce, loyal customers, efficient operations and a bright future for yourself and GXO. 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:

  • Handle and develop Engineering and Project Management staff; provide the expertise to support a diverse group of technical professionals
  • Provide technical leadership and direction on complex technology implementations and start-ups, including equipment life cycle and required enablement
  • Direct the implementation of new equipment and technology, including infrastructure, installation and commissioning, and start-up readiness
  • Provide program management leadership with leading-edge technology vendors
  • Manage the documentation and procedures, to successfully launch new technology and allow for a transition to a sustainable operation
  • Research expenses and assess correlations with earlier cost and future price direction
  • Handle schedules, equipment build and delivery, coordination with vendor teams, including transportation, and continuous improvement and innovation with start-ups, operational improvements and technology features
  • Lead and mentor engineering and technical professionals in all aspects of their areas of responsibilityWhat you need to succeed at GXO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's degree or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 7 years of engineering and leadership experience
    • Lean methodology and AutoCAD experience
    • Experience directing root cause analysis activities, and supporting process development and documentationIt'd be great if you also have:
      • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a closely related field, or master's degree
      • Availability to travel domestically up to 75% of the time
      • 7 years of engineering project management leadership experience, including field expertise
      • 10 years of engineering leadership or operational experience in a manufacturing, distribution or warehousing environment
      • The ability to identify and specify the use of automation where justified
      • Solid interpersonal and collaborative skills; ability to partner with each department and facility to streamline, improve and sustain processes with a primary focus on safety, quality, delivery and cost
      • The ability to execute continuous improvement and Lean strategies by translating business objectives into actionable projects; willing to communicate and share best practices throughout the organizationWe engineer faster, smarter, leaner supply chains. GXO 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 GXO 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.
        GXO adheres to CDC, OSHA and state and local requirements regarding COVID safety. All employees and visitors are expected to comply with GXO 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. Review GXO's candidate privacy statement here.

Keywords: GXO Logistics, Fort Worth , Director, Engineering, Professions , Fort Worth, Texas

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