Ryder System

Continuous Improvement Engineer - Transportation - Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City, OK
Ryder System, Inc. is a FORTUNE® 500 provider of leading-edge transportation, logistics and supply c

Job Description

Continuous Improvement Engineer - Transportation

Posted: Sunday, 8/6/2023



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

Key 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 & operations managers to implement efficient & competitive solutions
  • Proficient in transportation modeling & network design tools such as: Appian Direct Route, JDA Transportation Modeler, Llamasoft (Coupa) Supply Chain Guru, TMOD, etc.
  • Transportation experience necessary – position will focus on transportation management (common carrier, TL, LTL); however dedicated transportation knowledge a plus
  • Ability to analyze transportation data for optimization opportunities, develop strategic network solutions, develop “what if” scenarios & identify improvement opportunities
  • Require strong analytical and problem solving skills to perform data mining and come up with creative solutions with attention to details
  • Continuous improvement mentality and ability to drive change within an established business
  • Transportation modeling/solutions development experience
  • Working knowledge of transportation metrics & data visualization (Power BI, Tableau, etc)
  • Strong customer facing presence and ability to clearly articulate savings opportunities to 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: remote office, location open, eastern US preferred
  • Travel requirements: ~30%

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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