Ryder System Supply Chain Engineer - Dedicated Transportation (REMOTE) in Des Moines, Iowa
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The Engineer is responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement tools to design Supply Chain Solutions in current and future operations.
Transportation experience (dedicated transportation preferred)
Continuous improvement mentality and ability to drive change within an established business
Transportation modeling/solutions development experience
Transportation metrics & data visualization (Power BI experience preferred)
Proficient in transportation modeling tools such as Appian Direct Route, JDA Transportation Modeler or Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru
Ability to analyze transportation data for optimization opportunities, dedicated route design and strategic network analysis
Strong customer facing presence and ability to clearly articulate savings opportunities with the customer
Advanced Excel skills
Collects data and performs statistical analysis
Maps and documents processes. Recommends continuous improvement opportunities
Supports the design and implementation of SCS. Works with other team members to develop alternative solutions
Conducts transportation /logistics studies and/or time studies to develop standards
Establishes Key Performance Indicators (KPI) measures
Uses Lean Six sigma tools (5s and 5whys)
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Possesses strong technical aptitude
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines
Excellent time management skills
Demonstrates problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Develops and delivers effective presentations
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or minimum of 8 years relevant work experience
Master's degree preferred in Industrial Engineering and/or Masters Degree
Two (2) years or more related experience required
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 up to $75,000.
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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