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Intermodal Regional Driver Recruiter
XPO Logistics | Commerce, California
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Job Description

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 growing worldwide. And we're constantly looking for talented individuals at all levels who can deliver the caliber of service our customers require. If you're ready to give us your best, let's talk. We'd like to invest in you. (NYSE: XPO)

GENERAL DESCRIPTION:  The Intermodal Regional Driver Recruiter will have the responsibility of recruiting contract drivers (owner/operators) on an on-going basis by partnering with both internal and external sources to grow capacity for fleet assigned, maintain effective relationships with business unit leaders, and follow recruiting processes, procedures, and systems on the recruiting team.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES 

  • Source; Screen; Recruit Owner Operators:
    • Increase load capacity by networking and recruiting contract drivers (owner/operators), establishing advertising campaigns, word of mouth and direct sourcing.
    • Contact owner operators, and demonstrate the advantages of having a contracted partnership with XPO Logistics; maintain a pipeline of qualified owner/operators to be contracted.
    • Demonstrate understanding of the contract driver job requirements through communication with the Safety department (Company and DOT requirements) to effectively screen applicants; ensuring applicants are qualified and that their equipment meets company standards.
    • Complete in-depth 30 day new driver surveys and exit surveys in order to provide the business with actionable data.
    • Assist contract drivers and owner/operators with issues.
    • Other duties as assigned by management.

 

EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • Minimum Required Education: High School Diploma/GED required
  • Minimum Required Experience: 4+ years of recruiting experience in transportation industry; Understanding of DOT/CSA guidelines
  • Desirable Education/Experience: Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree preferred with 4+ years of recruiting experience in the transportation industry and specific experience with owner operators a plus
  • Knowledge of recruitment, selection process and DOT requirements.
  • Must be computer literate and have basic to intermediate working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite programs such as word, excel and PowerPoint.  In addition, working knowledge of an e-mail system is necessary.
  • Familiarity with weight laws and DOT requirements necessary.
  • Must have knowledge of Hazardous Materials regulations and be familiar with State and Federal safety laws.
  • Working knowledge (comprehension) of Spanish or any other language that may be relevant to the operation and/or location is a plus.

 

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.

About XPO Logistics

XPO Logistics is a top ten global provider of transportation and logistics solutions. We provide services for truck brokerage and transportation, less-than-truckload, intermodal, highly-engineered supply chain solutions, contract logistics, last mile, expedite, global forwarding and managed transportation. XPO serves more than 50,000 customers with a highly integrated network of 1,469 locations in 32 countries. The bedrock of our company is our people: more than 84,000 employees operating as one cohesive organization with a single-minded focus on customer service. Many of the customers we serve are in the manufacturing, retail, e-commerce, industrial, technology, aerospace, chemical, life sciences and government sectors. You'll find that we're passionate about helping our customers operate their supply chains more effectively. Equally important are our qualitative resources: our zero-failure mentality, our deep experience in every service we offer, and our ability to provide integrated, end-to-end supply chain solutions to large accounts.

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