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Ryder System Senior Supply Chain Engineer - Dedicated Transportation (REMOTE) in Indianapolis, Indiana

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The Senior 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

  • Apply company methodologies and tools to design distribution and transportation operations including staffing, equipment, sizing and layout.

  • Collect data and perform statistical analysis.

  • Determine efficient utilization of resources by analyzing layouts, labor force, equipment, and equipment utilization charts.

  • Map and document processes, identify process gaps, make recommendations and implement process improvement.

  • Support business development and help create efficient designs and solutions processes.

  • Participate in customer facing meetings for proposal discussion and business development.

  • Establish and implement performance measures, KPI targets and optimization tools.

  • Develop transportation network design and routing design using the appropriate software.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors

  • Exercises judgment in obtaining solutions

  • Must be computer literate and able to use the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel & Word) as well as MS Project, Vision, AutoCAD and Warehouse Management System (WMS)

  • Ability to operate within predictable parameters as well as defined tools and processes with guidance from management

  • Demonstrates customer service skills

  • Must be customer focused

  • Results oriented

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

  • Demonstrates analytical skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to effectively communicate and interact with all levels within the organization


  • Bachelor's degree required in engineering, business or supply chain. A combination of other education and experiences will be considered.

  • Master's degree preferred in industrial engineering or/and MBA

  • Five (5) years or more of relevant work. required

  • Five (5) years or more with data profiling, data mining and statics analysis. required

  • Five (5) years or more in the use of Paragon software or other transportation optimization tools required

Travel: None

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 $75,000 to $90,000.

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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