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Ryder System Engineering Manager Solutions Design in Carson City, Nevada

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Summary

The Engineering Manager Solutions Design is responsible to support the growth of our Supply Chain Solutions & Dedicated Transportation Solution offerings by developing, designing and winning new business through:

  • Designing solutions that deliver financial value to our Customers

  • Demonstrating an understanding of our Customer's business

  • Providing feasible designs that are aligned with our Customer's needs

  • Helping the pursuit team with shaping wins plans consistent with our solution design

  • Providing sustainable designs that are aligned with Ryder's operational & technical capabilities

  • Writing and delivering a compelling proposal that influences the customer decision to select Ryder

  • Support awarded business throughout the startup process, successfully transitioning design and proposal assumptions to Operations and Supply Chain Excellence Continuous Improvement Engineering resources through the Customer Due Diligence process

The Manager Solutions Design is aligned by either industry verticals or by design discipline and helps manage the new business pursuit team and individual opportunities. The Manager acts as an independent team member to help successfully lead the pursuit from start to finish throughout the various stages of the pursuit all the way through successful transition during startup.

Key activities include:

  • Act an independent contributor, specializing in select design discipline (warehousing) or industry solutions (e.g., packaging, inbound to manufacturing, aftermarket, temp controlled)

  • Act as a specific solution design specialist, usually more (but not required) than one discipline

  • Effectively communicate the design and solution to internal stake holders & the client

  • Use advance analytical techniques and concepts to understand the business

  • Manage or mentor a small team of other SD Engineers

  • Execute design processes to create, re-design, or optimize warehouse operations

  • Think and act independently and creatively

Essential Functions

  • Meet frequently with customers and cross-functional bid response team. Support technical review presentations and design validation meetings

  • Support the bid submission process by reviewing RFP documents, understand objectives, develop questions to clarify gaps and develop initial hypothesis to a specific solution design that solves our customer’s needs and delivers unique value

  • Calculating labor, equipment, facility and expense requirements based on warehousing design assumptions. Develop process flows, concept of operations and value propositions consistent with the win strategy and work with IT to develop concept of systems. Coordinate with pricing and other functions to develop cost and pricing models as well as relevant assumptions

  • Data validation, cleansing, profiling, baseline development & defining scenarios to model

  • Develop optimizations scenarios and strategies that are aligned with objectives

  • Develop and improve engineering tools and methodologies to ensure industry best practices

  • Lead consulting projects that involve understanding customers’ pain-points developing and presenting solutions

  • Implementation follow-up, which requires engineer to validate and modify deployed process to ensure that it matches plan

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Superb data organization and cleansing skills

  • Exhibit advanced skills and concepts using design applications, tools, techniques, and methodologies to analyze and design complex warehousing operations

  • Familiarity in simulation tools, warehouse management systems, ERPs, Automation, Material Handling Equipment, Visibility Tools, and industry leading technologies(preferred)

  • Ability to influence the project teams by using facts, statistics, and analytics

  • Comprehend complex supply chain and segment design processes into manageable elements and process steps

  • Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills, including the ability to translate complex designs, concepts, and regulations into terms readily understood

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Microsoft Office Suite skills with emphasis on Access, Excel and PowerPoint expert required

  • Knowledgeable of visualization (Tableau, Microsoft) and database programming advanced required

  • Knowledge of effective metrics programs and design networks that are sustainable and measurable expert required

​Qualifications

  • Warehouse Design: Extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management operations, data analytics, Industrial Engineering, warehouse types (ambient, temp control, warehouse layout/ design) and Lean methods.

  • Required knowledge of material handling solutions and automation types such as: powered industrial truck (PIT) applications; racking and other storage designs, packaging equipment; conveyor and sortation equipment; and other automation solutions (e.g AS/RS).

  • Warehouse Design Tools e.g.: CAD (e.g AutoCAD); slotting (e.g Slot3D); Predetermined Motion and Time Systems and methods (e.g MOST); simulation software and application; Warehouse Management Systems (e.g Manhattan Scale); and Labor MgtSystems, Data Analytics Software (e.g., Tableau) a plus expert required

  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management or Industrial Engineering

  • Bachelor’s degree in Industrial Engineer required

  • Eight (8) years or more in the Warehousing and/or Manufacturing industry (e.g., Industrial Engineering, Warehouse Operations, Operations) required

  • Microsoft Office Suite skills with emphasis on Access, Excel and PowerPoint. expert required

  • Knowledgeable of visualization (Tableau, Microsoft) and database programming advanced required

  • Knowledge of effective metrics programs and design networks that are sustainable and measurable expert required

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Job Category: Solutions Design

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