Transportation Management Continuous Improvement Engineer | Ryder System | $75k-$85k | Remote (USA)

Transportation Management Continuous Improvement Engineer | Ryder System | $75k-$85k | Remote (USA)

75,000 - 85,000 / year
Remote US
Application ends: August 10, 2024
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Job Description

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We are immediately hiring a remote Transportation Management Continuous Improvement Engineer for our Supply Chain Solutions division. Apply here today to speak with a Recruiter about the position and perks of joining our Ryder Ever Better Team.

  • Pay Type: Exempt / Salary paid Twice Per Month
  • Annual Salary Pay: $75,000 – $85,000 per year based on experience
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Summary

This position supports the Ryder Continuous Improvement culture across the operation by actively applying continuous improvement methods to support operations. The Engineer will identify and implement change within the operation through data driven CI, Engineering, and Automation efforts to deliver higher levels of performance in safety, quality, delivery, and cost. Effectively leverage data analytics, engineering methodologies, and core lean tools to enable root cause identification and elimination. This position will interface with employees at all levels and functions across the operation. This position reports to the Lead Engineer, CI Manager or Sr. CI Manager and is closely aligned with Operations Management.

  • 2+ years of data analysis experience – Required
  • Excel (advanced level), Access (intermediate level) and SQL (intermediate level) experience – Required
  • Transportation experience or Supply Chain experience – Required
  • Continuous improvement mentality and ability to drive change within an established business
  • Transportation modeling experience in tools such as Appian Direct Route and JDA Transportation Modeler
  • Transportation metrics & data visualization experience
  • 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.
  • Responsible for tracking, reporting, and analyzing transportation performance, ad-hoc analytic requests, and development/automation of regular reports.

Essential Functions

  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis. Maps and documents processes. Independently identifies process gaps; recommends and implements process improvement. Develop a thorough, effective, and timely continuous improvement plan to drive value for our customers (transformation plan development and execution). Drive process improvement activities to achieve tangible improvement in the key business metrics of safety, quality, delivery, cost, and employee development
  • Manages and completes CI and steady-state engineering projects that lead to improved business results. Assesses CI initiatives and provides input and recommendations on future activities. Support Automation projects. Regularly interacts with operations management.
  • Develop competency in wide range of engineering methods, Lean tools, and quality standards in the use and implementation of CI, Quality Assurance, & Lean principles. Applies engineering methodologies/tools such as product slotting, studying labor standards (time studies), layouts and optimization of flow, data profiling and analysis, and resource modeling to improve distribution and/or transportation operations.
  • Participate in facilitation and execution Value Stream Maps & Kaizen Events through all stages (A3 charter ideation/creation, pre-work identification and completion, delivery of results in Kaizen week, regular follow up and follow through on sustainment).
  • Provide regular reports of data and actions to measure progress against the site objectives. Makes Inventory and/or Supply Chain strategy recommendations.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Maintain the QMS based on established company and/or industry standards
  • Implement and monitor a standardized corrective action system
  • Support regulatory compliance and certification requirements
  • Perform all functions related to Quality Assurance for a start-up or expansion
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
  • 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
  • Ability to manage CI projects from beginning to sustained results
  • Change implementation skills
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills with emphasis on Access, Excel and PowerPoint & Visio advanced required
  • Knowledgeable of data visualization (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.) and database programming (SQL, DAX,etc.) intermediate preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Lean/TPS core tools/processes (e.g5S, Standard Work, Visual Management, problem solving) beginner required
  • Understanding and experience in core engineering and data analysis functions (slotting, utilization, labor planning, layouts,- metrics, etc.) beginner required
  • Warehouse design tools such as CAD (e.gAutoCAD); slotting (e.gSlot3D), Predetermined Motion and Time Systems and methods (e.gMOST); Warehouse Management Systems (e.gManhattan Scale), and Labor MgtSystems beginner preferred
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management operations, data analytics, Industrial Engineering, warehouse types (ambient, temp control), warehouse layout/ design and Lean methods
  • 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.gAS/RS)intermediate preferred
  • Knowledge of Dedicated Services and Managed Transportation Networks
  • 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 preferred

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business, Supply Chain) and three (3) years or more related work experience in the Warehousing, Transportation, or Manufacturing industry required; or Master’s degree (Industrial Engineering, Business Administration, or Supply Chain Management) and one (1) year related experience; if MBA, then undergraduate degree in Engineering
  • Microsoft Office Suite skills with emphasis on Access, Excel and PowerPoint & Visio advanced required
  • Knowledgeable of data visualization (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.) and database programming (SQL, DAX,etc.) intermediate preferred
  • Basic knowledge of Lean/TPS core tools/processes (e.g. 5S, Standard Work, Visual Management, problem solving) beginner required
  • Understanding and experience in core engineering and data analysis functions (slotting, utilization, labor planning, layouts,- metrics, etc.) beginner required
  • Warehouse design tools such as CAD (e.g. AutoCAD); slotting (e.g. Slot3D), Predetermined Motion and Time Systems and methods (e.g. MOST); Warehouse Management Systems (e.g. Manhattan Scale), and Labor Mgt. Systems. beginner preferred
  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management operations, data analytics, Industrial Engineering, warehouse types (ambient, temp control), warehouse layout/ design and Lean methods. 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). intermediate preferred
  • Knowledge of Dedicated Services and Managed Transportation Networks. 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 preferred
  • Lean Six Sigma, cPMP, ISO/QMS, preferred
  • American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS) and/or Supply Chain Logistics Certification, preferred

Travel: 0% to 5%

DOT Regulated: None

When Fortune 500 businesses and new startups need supply chain solutions, they look to our industry-leading logistics experts. At Ryder, there is more to being a supply chain professional than working on some of the nation’s biggest brands. We make sure you are also getting the diverse experience, advancement opportunities, all from an industry-leading Fortune 500 company.

Here are a few of the many benefits when working with us:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits start at 30 Days
  • 401 (K) Savings Plan with a company match
  • Discounted employee stock purchase options
  • Quality employee discounts that actually save you money on tools, cars, appliances, travel and more
  • All major holidays paid and Paid time off within your first year
  • Up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave

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