Fedex Freight - Fedex Freight Advisor-Project Management in Open, Tennessee

Job ID: 433422BR

Address Line 1: Open

City: Open

State: Tennessee

Position Status: Full-Time

Grade: 11

Job Description

POSITION OVERVIEW :

Perform

an advanced level of duties for the department including; project management, research,

statistical analysis, budgeting, advanced reporting and also the design and

marketing of projects/programs.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:

  1. Lead

multiple programs or projects to ensure all components including computer

systems, policies, processes and opportunities, etc. are identified, assigned,

completed and implemented

  1. Ensure

adherence to budget, schedule and scope

  1. Manage

a comprehensive and efficient process to establish priorities and milestones

for assigned programs/projects by conducting priority setting sessions and

informing all parties of established priorities

  1. Participate

on committees and task forces to ensure company and cross operating company needs

are considered and to provide information regarding proposed projects involving

department

  1. Provide troubleshooting support to

operations, sales, marketing and other functions related to projects assigned

  1. Design,

develop and deploy solutions in collaboration with subject matter experts and

project teams

  1. Analyze

organizational, functional, team and/or project needs to provide

recommendations including return on investment and cost-benefit analysis leading

to successful strategies and execution plans

  1. Responsible for preparation of formal

management reports, status updates and presentations on projects

  1. Gather data using work sampling,

operating systems, observation; analyze data to develop recommendations for

staffing, scheduling and training to achieve maximum service objectives

  1. Comply

with all applicable laws/regulations, as well as company policies/procedures

  1. Perform

other duties as required

Disclaimer: This job

description is general in nature and is not designed to contain or to be

interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities and

qualifications required of employees assigned to the job.

QUALIFICATIONS:

· Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent plus five

(5) years Less Than Truckload (LTL) or transportation industry related project

management, or analytical experience

· Strong knowledge of project management

techniques and processes

· Strong presentation skills

required to communicate strategies and training solutions

· Thorough understanding of

transportation and customer center operations; including, how systems may be

used in planning, staffing and execution

· Excellent critical

thinking, advanced analytical and problem solving skills

· Solid

time management, organizational and

interpersonal skills

· Experience

and ability to use Microsoft Office Software, including but not limited to;

Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

· Excellent

verbal and written communication skills with the ability to organize

concepts or ideas in a logical manner and communicate them clearly and

concisely across all levels of the organization

· Ability

to work independently and as a team member

WORKING

CONDITIONS:

· Must be able to travel

Division Category: All, General, Human Resources

Company Name: FedEx Freight Inc.

FedEx Freight is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans. If you have a disability and you need assistance in order to apply for a position with FedEx Freight, please call 800-888-8252 or e-mail at ADAAssistance@freight.fedex.com. FedEx Freight will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because such employee or applicant has inquired about, discussed, or disclosed the compensation of the employee or applicant or another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.