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Engineer, Solutions Engineering

Company: XPO Logistics, Inc.
Location: Marietta
Posted on: January 12, 2022

Job Description:

Solutions driven success.XPO is a top ten global provider of transportation services, with a highly integrated network of people, technology and physical assets. At XPO Logistics, we look for employees who like a challenge and can communicate effectively in all situations. We want to leverage your skills and years of experience to drive positive results while ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO. If you're looking for a growth opportunity, join us at XPO. -As the Engineer, Solutions Engineering, you'll be responsible for last-mile logistics solution design, analysis, modeling, and pricing support for new sales and growth of existing customers. 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 the opportunity to participate in a company incentive plan. What you'll do on a typical day:

  • Work closely with internal sales resources (Business Development, Account Management, Operations, and Executives) to gather information from potential customers and develop solution design
  • Analysis and modeling of customer data and assumptions, primarily in Excel, and sample routing of customer delivery data, modeled using Appian Direct Route, or current XPO Last Mile routing software
  • Creation of XPO Last Mile network maps, and client network maps for RFP solution support and re-zoning of existing operations, using MapInfo
  • Use and maintenance of XPO Last Mile's dedicated pricing model in Excel, along with our transactional rating tables (tariffs)
  • Summarize design and pricing assumptions in our RFP solutions. - Include details on our design methodology and software tools used in the solution process, such as Appian for routing and PCMiler for mileages
  • Project management of the RFP response process, including client questions, data cleanup, routing, mapping, pricing, and presentations, and on-time completion
  • Participate in special projects focused on process improvement. - Occasional project management and process mapping responsibilitiesWhat you need to succeed at XPO:At a minimum, you'll need:
    • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering or equivalent related work or military experience
    • 1 year of prior related work experience
    • Ability to perform complex analysis of data, processes, policies, procedures and/or systems
    • Demonstrated attention to detailIt'd be great if you also have:
      • 3-5 years Last Mile or Dedicated Operations experience
      • Routing/Optimization Experience, SQL experience
      • Ability to prioritize regular workload, special tasks, and concurrent projects Be part of something big.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.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 not an exhaustive list of all required responsibilities, duties and skills for this job classification. - - -Review XPO's candidate privacy statement - -

Keywords: XPO Logistics, Inc., Marietta , Engineer, Solutions Engineering, Engineering , Marietta, Georgia

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