Ryder System Supply Chain Engineer II - Dedicated Transportation (REMOTE) in Topeka, Kansas
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Supply Chain Engineer I I
Job Description / Summary
The Engineer is responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement tools to design Supply Chain Solutions in current and future operations.
Collects data and performs statistical analysis
Presents findings and solutions to internal stakeholder and external customers
Maps and documents processes
Assess and remove inefficiencies
Recommends continuous improvement opportunities
Experience with LEAN methodologies
Transportation modeling/solutions development experience
Proficient in transportation modeling tools such as Appian Direct Route, JDA Transportation Modeler or Llamasoft Supply Chain Guru
Supports the design and implementation of SCS. Works with other team members to develop alternative solutions
Conducts transportation /logistics studies and/or time studies to develop standards
Establishes Key Performance Indicators (KPI) measures
Develop roadmaps to execute and implement identified opportunities
Identify opportunities for automation
Uses Lean Six sigma tools (5s and 5whys)
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Possesses strong technical aptitude
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty
Ability to work within tight timeframes and meet strict deadlines
Excellent time management skills
Demonstrates problem solving skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Develops and delivers effective presentations
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
Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain or minimum of 8 years relevant work experience
Two (2) years or more oil and gas experience required
Knowledge of specialized equipment types preferred
Knowledge in bulk fluid and freight operations
Job Category: Engineering
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