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Senior Compensation Analyst at XPO Logistics Freight, Inc.

Posted in Transportation 25 days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan





Job Description:

Logistics done differently.

At XPO Logistics, we know employees are our greatest asset, and we’re constantly looking for ways to improve and enhance compensation programs to ensure that they are competitive, fair, and financially sustainable. As the Senior Compensation Analyst, you will support the Less-than-Truckload (LTL) business unit’s compensation function in the design, implementation, and administration of compensation programs and policies. We want to leverage your knowledge and expertise to deliver compensation models, methodologies, and analytics. This role is critical in positioning XPO for long-term success. On our team, you’ll have the support you need to grow and accomplish your career goals.

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:


  • Collaborate in the development of the new compensation system, including: building formal salary ranges, creating new processes for salary increases and administration, determining the approach to variable pay, and helping to provide education for leaders and individual contributors as it relates to the LTL business

  • Perform financial modeling to ensure viability of programs

  • Participate in regular benchmarking processes and analyze industry data to evaluate roles and determine competitiveness of salaries and total compensation by market

  • Develop and update quantitative models and formulate recommendations and revisions to the compensation structure

  • Design and build compensation metrics, reports, and tools to inform compensation program decisions and analyze business outcomes

  • Partner with HR Business Partners and department leaders to provide appropriate guidance regarding pay decisions, policies, and job evaluations

  • Lead the gathering of insights by researching and networking with other companies to keep abreast of best practices and trends in compensation

  • Create materials to effectively communicate compensation programs, policies, and practices to employees and leaders

  • Manage participation in annual compensation surveys for Johanson, Willis Towers Watson, Mercer, MarketPay, and CompAnalyst

  • Administer the annual process for salary increases for LTL, including: system set-up, validation of data, and distribution of reports

What you need to succeed at XPO:

At a minimum, you’ll need:


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, HR, Finance, or related field; or equivalent combination of education, training, and/or experience

  • 4 years of experience in business administration, HR, finance, or related field

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and Windows applications; ability to create complex formulas in Excel, and quickly learn and achieve proficiency in new software applications

  • Availability to work a variety of shifts, including days, evenings, and weekends; occasional travel

It’d be great if you also have:


  • Master’s degree or CCP certification

  • Experience with implementing and working in SuccessFactors and MarketPay

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; able to present clean, organized, and thorough information and data appropriate for intended audience

  • Ability to develop insightful, value-added and actionable analyses with detailed explanations regarding drivers of those results; produce unambiguous, comprehensive and accurate interpretations

  • Ability to utilize a variety of interpersonal styles and communication methods to effectively adapt to new work structures, processes, or cultures

  • Ability to identify opportunities to increase accuracy, optimize resources, and develop, recommend, and implement solutions

Be part of something big.

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 the fastest-growing transportation company on the Fortune 500 list and we’re just getting started.

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.