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Ryder System Warehouse Senior Indsutrial Engineer in Indianapolis, Indiana

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We are immediately hiring a Senior Continuous Improvement Engineer in the Avon/Plainfield/Indianapolis area 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: $80,000 - $90,000 per year based on experience

  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

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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Summary

This position supports the Ryder Continuous Improvement culture across the operation by actively applying continuous improvement methods to support new and existing operations. The Engineer will identify and drive 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 advanced 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.

Essential Functions

  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis. Maps and documents processes. Independently identifies process gaps; recommends and implements process improvement. Develop and manage 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 go-live and steady state certifications. Identify and support Automation projects. Regularly interacts with operations management and/or customer(s).

  • Develop and demonstrate competency in wide range of engineering methods, Lean tools, and quality standards and coaches employees 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.

  • Effective 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). Coach process owners on how to use lean methods to achieve operational excellence

  • Provide regular reports of data and actions to measure progress against the site objectives. Makes Inventory and/or Supply Chain strategy recommendations

Additional Responsibilities

  • Design, implement, monitor and 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)

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

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

  • System and change implementation skills

  • Ability to work independently and as a leader or member of a team

  • Ability to manage cross-functional CI projects from beginning to sustained results

  • Microsoft Office Suite skills with emphasis on Access, Excel and PowerPoint & Visio expert required

  • Data visualization (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.) and database programming (SQL, DAX,etc.) intermediate preferred

  • Functional Experience in developing and managing: Leader Standard Work, Visual Management Systems and Management Accountability Systems, Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA), Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, 5S/Workplace Organization beginner required

  • Understanding and experience in core engineering and data analysis functions (slotting, utilization, labor planning, layouts, metrics, etc.) intermediate 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 intermediate 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; Tableauintermediate preferred

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree (Engineering, Business, Supply Chain) and five (5) 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 three (3) year related experience; if MBA, then undergraduate degree in Engineering.

  • Microsoft Office Suite skills with emphasis on Access, Excel and PowerPoint & Visio. expert required

  • Data visualization (PowerBI, Tableau, etc.) and database programming (SQL, DAX,etc.) intermediate preferred

  • Functional Experience in developing and managing: Leader Standard Work, Visual Management Systems and Management Accountability Systems, Plan-Do-Check-Act (PDCA), Value Stream Mapping, Kaizen, 5S/Workplace Organization beginner required

  • Understanding and experience in core engineering and data analysis functions (slotting, utilization, labor planning, layouts, metrics, etc.) intermediate 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. intermediate 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

  • Other American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS) and/or Supply Chain Logistics Certification, preferred

Travel:

DOT Regulated: None

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Job Category: Continuous Improvement

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