Ryder System

Consultant Engineer - Little Rock

Little Rock, AR
Ryder System, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 500 provider of leading-edge transportation, logistics and supply c

Job Description

Consultant Engineer

Posted: Friday, 8/18/2023

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We are immediately hiring an Engineer to join our Continuous Improvement team

  • $80,000 - 88,000 range
  • Remote with around 30% travel
  • Engineering degree

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

Summary

The Consultant Engineer is responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement tools to design Supply Chain Solutions in current and future operations.

Essential Functions

  • Engineer is responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement tools and Lean methodologies to design supply chain solutions in current and future operations.
  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis
  • Maps and documents processes. Recommends and implements process improvement
  • Establishes and implements performance measures
  • Re-designs and/or re-engineers logistics processes
  • Supports business development and creates efficient designs and solutions
  • Develops efficient utilization of resources (labor force, drivers and equipment)
  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design efficient transportation operations
  • Confers with engineering and operations managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions
Requirements
  • Transportation experience necessary (Transportation Management, dedicated, FTL, LTL)
  • Continuous improvement mentality and ability to drive change within an established business
  • Transportation modeling/solutions development experience
  • Working knowledge of transportation metrics & data visualization
  • Proficient in transportation modeling tools such as Appian Direct Route, JDA Transportation Modeler or Llamasoft (Coupa) Supply Chain Guru
  • Ability to analyze transportation data for optimization opportunities, route design and strategic network analysis
  • Strong customer facing presence and ability to clearly articulate savings opportunities with the customer.
  • Advanced MS Excel and MS Office skills
  • Ability to support solution development during sales pursuit process
  • Ability to collaborate with key functional areas including: operations, sales, finance, analytics
  • Location: typically remote office, location open
  • Travel requirements: ~30%
Benefits
  • 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

Ryder System At A Glance

Ryder System, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 500 provider of leading-edge transportation, logistics and supply chain management solutions. Ryder's product offerings include: Fleet Management Solutions (FMS), which provides leasing, rental and programmed maintenance of trucks, tractors and trailers to commercial customers; Supply Chain Solutions (SCS), which manages the movement of materials and related information from the acquisition of raw materials to the delivery of finished products to end-users; and Dedicated Transportation Solutions (DTS), which provides a turn-key transportation service that includes vehicles, drivers, routing and scheduling. Ryder serves customer needs throughout North America and in Mexico, Europe and Asia. For nearly 80 years, Ryder has earned high marks for serving customers in a timely, cost-effective and reliable manner. That reputation has helped Ryder to continually rank among the industry's leading companies in many publications. Inbound Logistics magazine has recognized Ryder as the top third party logistics provider, and Security magazine has named Ryder the number-one company for security practices in the transportation, logistics, supply chain, and warehousing sector. Ryder is a proud member of the American Red Cross Annual Disaster Giving Program, supporting national and local disaster preparedness and response efforts. Ryder's stock (NYSE: R) is a component of the Dow Jones Transportation Average and the Standard & Poor's 500 Index.
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