XPO Logistics

Business Engineer

Data Analyst in Southfield, MI , Aurora, IL

Posted 2019-08-15

Are you ready for a new challenge? Fortune Magazine named XPO Logistics among the most admired companies in the world, and we are on Forbes' list as one of America’s best employers. As the Business Engineer, you will support key business partners across multiple control towers. You’ll handle service requests, provide incident resolution, build reports, analyze data and implement process improvements. This is an opportunity for you to roll up your sleeves and grow as a professional, ensuring a bright future for yourself and XPO.

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 as a member of the Business Excellence team, providing Level I Business Intelligence (BI) support for all Managed Transportation accounts
Generate, maintain and ensure the accuracy of BI for various business lines as part of the overall enterprise business analytics dashboards on PowerBI.com
Develop and optimize reporting tools through modeling, simulation and analysis
Build and troubleshoot reporting and BI tools as part of a leveraged team servicing internal and external customers
Design and implement data solutions and solicit feedback on operational impact
Provide key decision makers with the real-time capability to view the financial performance of their business and other critical metrics; ensure the user interface for Power BI, system communication, design and implementation are on target and supporting the business
Maintain work stream using the following tools: SQL, SSMS, SSIS, SSRS, MDX, DAX and MDS to support the overall BI environment
Review and recommend changes for the operational feasibility of BI and reporting tools by evaluating analyses, requirements, system constraints, solutions development and proposed solutions
Complete ad hoc reporting and complex modeling analysis to support partners in a multifunctional matrix environment
Support key business partners with implementing process improvements, modeling, reporting and analysis; understand current technology stack and solution capabilities to apply process enhancements to current manual processes
What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:

Bachelor’s degree in Business Analytics, Finance or STEM field
Some background education in Computer Science or Engineering
3 years of advanced to expert level development experience in Microsoft Power BI
2 years of development experience with SQL
It’d be great if you also have:

Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering
Experience with Oracle Transportation Management (OTM) system
3 years of experience in BI, with some exposure to finance-related areas
Experience in relational data modeling, T-SQL and SSIS
Exposure to Microsoft SSAS and data warehouse design
Ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy and optimize resources; ability to develop, recommend and implement solutions
Strong time and project management skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize workloads
Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience
Be part of something big.

XPO 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 XPO 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.

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.

Nearest Major Market: Aurora
Nearest Secondary Market: Chicago

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Company summary

Named one of the world’s most admired companies by Fortune magazine, XPO is a global leader in logistics and transportation, with operations in North America, Europe and Asia. We invest over $500 million a year in technology, partnering with many of the world’s most renowned companies to future-proof their supply chains. It all starts with having world-class tech talent on our team.

Join us in redefining how goods move around the globe: creating virtual marketplaces, connecting robotics in warehouses, and using machine learning to manage over 7 billion inventory units a day. From award-winning software apps to data analytics and AI, we’re creating disruptive technology that touches every part of the economy.


Competitive compensation; generous benefits package; full health insurance (medical, dental and vision); 401 (k), life insurance; disability.

Interview process

While our interview process varies, generally you can expect a phone or video interview followed by 1-2 onsite interviews.

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