Ryder System Industrial Engineer in SPRING HILL, Tennessee

Position Description

The Industrial Engineer will be 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.

-Record and analyze information on specific problems assigned as well as planning the utilization of personnel, material flow, and equipment

  • Work well with various management and engineering disciplines, floor / shop personnel and outside suppliers to analyze and solve issues

  • Intermediate level knowledge in MS Office - Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint

  • High Level of written and oral communication skills necessary for meetings and presentations

  • Ability to lead small teams, work well with others and exhibit teamwork skills

  • Ability to multitask by handling diverse assignments concurrently

  • Strong knowledge of work measurement and work standard methods

  • Ability to utilize AutoCAD for plant layout analysis

  • Strong knowledge of materials, manufacturing and assembly processes


  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Management, or Industrial Engineering or eight (8) years of equivalent experience

  • A minimum of four (4) years of related experience is required

  • Advanced Level Skills in MS Excel such as working with formulas, data tables, pivot Charts, queries, custom functions, data management and analysis

  • Advanced Level Skills in MS Word such as keyboard short cuts, creating macros, merge, merge queries, templates, table techniques, and working with images and text

  • Intermediate level skills with MS Access such as using queries to display related information from two or more tables, construct selection criteria to extract specific records from tables and queries, and creating and utilizing pivot tables and charts based on query information


  • American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS) Certification is preferred

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification preferred.


  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis

  • Maps and documents processes Independently identifies process gaps; recommends and implements process improvement

  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design transportation operations

  • Establishes and implements performance measures

  • Conducts Supply Chain analyses and recommends alternative strategies

  • Actively supports the sales process and creates high quality solutions and designs

  • Provides proposal and presentation support and creation for new business development

  • Effectively interacts with customers, Sales, and Operations to create value propositions

  • Confers with the Operations Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions

  • Manages multiple projects of small and medium size Leads, coaches, and mentors other engineers

  • Applies Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Statistical Process Controls (SPC) tools

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-53173

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 0671