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Ryder System Sr. Supply Chain Engineer - Dedicated Transportation (REMOTE) in Chicago, Illinois

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The Consultant Engineer is responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement tools to design Supply Chain Solutions in current and future operations.

Key requirements:

  • Transportation experience (TL, LTL and Transportation Management required)

  • Continuous improvement mentality and ability to drive change within an established business

  • Transportation modeling/solutions development experience

  • Transportation metrics & data visualization

  • Proficient in transportation/supply chain modeling tools such as JDA Transportation Modeler or Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru

  • Ability to analyze transportation data for optimization opportunities and strategic network analysis

  • Strong customer facing presence and clearly articulate savings opportunities with the customer

  • Ability to collaborate with other departments and customer to develop analysis requirements and scope documents

  • Advanced MS Excel and Access skills

  • Ability to support solution development during sales pursuit process

Essential Functions

  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis

  • Maps and documents processes. Recommends and implements process improvement

  • Establishes and implements performance measures

  • Manages small and medium size projects

  • Conducts Supply Chain and/or inventory analysis

  • Re-designs and/or re-engineers logistics processes

  • Supports business development and creates efficient designs and solutions

  • Determines efficient utilization of resources by analyzing layouts, labor force, driver and equipment utilization charts

Additional Responsibilities

  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design transportation operations

  • Confers with the Engineering and Operations Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions

  • Applies Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Statistical Process Controls (SPC) tools

  • Assists in the development and delivery of presentations to customers as part of the sales team effort

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Able to work on complex problems where analysis of situations or data requires an in-depth evaluation of various factors

  • Exercises judgment within broadly defined practices and policies in selecting methods, techniques and evaluations criteria for obtaining results

  • Performs work independently with minimal supervision

  • Possesses strong technical aptitude

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)Comfortable around higher management

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

  • Able to deal with ambiguity

  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty

  • Fast learner with business acumen

  • Builds and manages effective teams

  • Manages Diversity and Inclusion

  • Possess Managerial courage, approachability

  • Ability to build strong customer relationships

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Develops and delivers effective presentations

  • Total Work Systems (TQM)


  • Bachelor's degree required Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or a minimum of 8 years relevant work experience

  • Master's degree preferred Industrial Engineering and/or Masters Degree

  • Four (4) years or more related work experience required

  • Total Work Systems (TQM)

  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt

  • Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

DOT Regulated: No

Applicants from Colorado: Salary is determined based on internal equity; internal salary ranges; market data/ranges; applicant’s skills; prior relevant experience; certain degrees or certifications, etc. The salary for this position ranges from $80,000 to $100,000.

Applicants from Colorado: Ryder offers comprehensive health and welfare benefits, to include medical, prescription, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance options, as well as paid time off for vacation, illness, bereavement, family and parental leave, and a tax-advantaged 401(k) retirement savings plan.

Job Category: Engineering

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