Ryder System Senior Continuous Improvement Supply Chain Analyst in CHARLOTTE, North Carolina

Position Description

The Senior Continuous Improvement Supply Chain Analyst is a supporting team member within the Engineering team onsite with one of our largest clients. The Senior Analyst will support key activities such as:

  • Performing extensive data analytics and reporting, including translating key customer requirements into existing reporting solutions, ensuring the reliability of reporting processes.

  • Tying multiple independent sources together to yield new and innovative insights.

  • Identifying and building business cases for cost savings opportunities, quantifying and presenting to internal and external leaders.

  • Support business initiatives with analytic request for new proposals, procurement strategies, monthly and quarterly reviews.

  • Drive proposals forward within internal and external teams and meetings as necessary to successfully execute improvement ideas.

  • Serves as a resource, mentor and trains less experienced analysts.

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management or Industrial Engineering

  • Two (2) years or more experience in Transportation industry(e.g., Truckload, Multi-stop TL, LTL, Intermodal, Bulk, Rail, or Parcel services)

  • Two (2) years or more experience in the Warehousing and/or Manufacturing industry (e.g., Industrial Engineering, Warehouse Operations, Operations)

  • Superb data organization and cleansing skills

  • Exhibit advanced skills and concepts using design applications, tools, techniques, and methodologies to analyze and design complex transportation and warehousing networks

  • Familiarity in simulation tools, transportation & warehouse management systems, ERPs, Automation, MHE, Visibility Tools, and industry leading technologies preferred

  • Ability to influence the project teams by using facts, statistics, and analytics preferred

  • Comprehend complex supply chain and transportation solutions and segment design processes into manageable elements and process steps preferred

  • Good verbal, written and presentation skills, including the ability to translate complex designs, concepts, and regulations into terms readily understood

  • Learning to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Microsoft Office Suite skills with emphasis on Access, Excel and PowerPoint (Expert level)

  • Knowledgeable of visualization (Tableau, Microsoft) and database programming (Intermediate level) preferred

  • Knowledge of effective metrics programs and design networks that are sustainable and measurable (Advanced level) preferred

  • Transportation Design:

  • Extensive knowledge of Dedicated Services and Managed Transportation Networks

  • Required knowledge of all available equipment types such as; dry van, temperature control, flat bed, other specialized equipment

  • Transportation Design Tools ie; JDA, Appian, Network Design Tools ie; Llamasoft, Transportation Management Systems ie; JDA, OTM, Mapping Software ie; Tableau (Intermediate level) preferred

  • Warehouse Design:

  • Extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management operations, data analytics, Industrial Engineering, warehouse types (ambient, temp control), warehouse layout/design and Lean methods

  • Required knowledge of material handling solutions and automation types such as: powered industrial truck (PIT) applications; racking and other storage solution designs, packaging equipment; conveyor and sortation equipment; and other automation solutions (e.g. AS/RS)

  • Warehouse Design Tools e.g.: CAD (e.g. AutoCAD); slotting (e.g. Slot3D); Predetermined Motion and Time Systems and methods (e.g. MOST); simulation software and application; Warehouse Management Systems (e.g. Manhattan Scale); and Labor Mgt. Systems. Network Design Tools (e.g., Llamasoft) and Data Analytics Software (e.g., Tableau) a plus (Intermediate level) preferred

Responsibilities

  • Performs complex level analysis and problem solving to assist in the bid submission process. Provides pursuit team with data analysis, benchmarking, and market research. Research, evaluate and deliver a meaningful analysis to the pursuit team specific to the targeted customer, industry or solution. Serve central resource and expert of yearly project plans, strategic initiative research and market analysis support

  • Develop proposal content, presentation and coordinates RFI responses. Improve solution development methodologies to ensure industry best practices. Incorporate data into technical review presentations and design validation meetings

  • Support the pursuit team & SD lead with customers and cross-functional bid response team. Schedule conference calls and coordinate meetings

  • Serves as subject matter resource, mentors and trains less experienced analysts

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-65627

Category Engineering

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8033