Ryder System OB Finished Vehicle Principal Engineer in Novi, Michigan
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The Principal Engineer is responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement tools to design Supply Chain Solutions for current and future operations. Provides coaching/mentorship to other engineers. Provides regular and proactive communications to customers and Ryder Management.
Collects data and performs statistical analysis.
Apply company methodologies and tools to design distribution and/or transportation operations.
Conduct Inventory and/or Supply Chain analyses and recommend alternative strategies.
Leads, coaches, and mentors other engineers.
Independently identify process gaps, make recommendations and implement process improvement.
Establish and implement performance measures.
Confer with the Engineering and Operations Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions;
Manage multiple projects of small and medium size.
Apply Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Statistical Process Controls (SPC) tools. Map and document processes.
Use modeling software expertise to identify scenario opportunities based on evolving data analytics
Leverage experience in outbound finished vehicle networks to improve design and eliminate bottlenecks
Preferred experience with data visualization (i.e. Power BI, Tableau) and SQL/R data manipulation
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Excellent interpretation of complex statistical data.
Judgment in developing methods, techniques, and evaluation criteria for obtaining results.
Ability to perform assignments with instruction limited to results expected.
Ability to influence on the overall objectives and long range goals of the organization.
Ability to act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignment and may supervise activities of lower level staff.
Bachelor's degree required in engineering, business or supply chain or a combination of other education and experience.
Master's degree preferred in industrial engineering or MBA.
Six (6) years or more relevant work experience required.
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt.
American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS) certification
DOT Regulated: No
Job Category: Engineering
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Requisition ID: R18488
Job Type: Full time
Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.