Ryder System Transportation/Supply Chain Design Logistics Engineer in AUBURN HILLS, Michigan

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

This position will be responsible for the management of the customer’s international shipping network to ensure flawless network execution. In addition, this position will also be responsible for creating and maintaining effective supplier and customer relationships. Job requirements include, but are not limited to:

  • Transportation network design experience required

  • Transportation analysis of planned cost and actual spend

  • Possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal with internal and external customers

  • Work effectively in time-sensitive environment. Customer presence is on site and customer may request short term projects to support daily operations

  • Development of processes in support of job functions and cross training

  • International transportation experience preferred, but not required.

  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills desired


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

  • Minimum of 2 (two) years of related experience

  • Advanced level skills in Microsoft Word such as keyboard short cuts, creating macros, merge, merge queries, templates, table techniques, and working with images and text

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


  • Mapping analysis tools, preferred


  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis

  • Maps and documents processes

  • Recommends and implements process improvement

  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design transportation operations

  • Establishes performance measures

  • Assists in communications with internal and external customers to understand business requirements

  • Supports business development and helps create efficient designs and solutions processes

  • Determines efficient utilization of resources by analyzing driver and equipment utilization charts

  • Assists the Operations

  • Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions

  • Applies various Lean Six Sigma (LSS) 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 2017-41201


Posted Date 5/18/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 0672