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Ryder System Continuous Improvement Engineer Lead in Chicago, Illinois

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SUMMARY

Serve as Lean change agent at site, ensure a consistent, rapid and successful deployment of Lean at an assigned large account or multiple smaller accounts, by using the Lean principles to train employees, develop lean transformation/continuous improvement plans addressing critical site needs, identify opportunities for improvement, execute improvement projects through Kaizen facilitation and employee engagement at all levels within assigned site(s), create value stream maps.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

Lead Kaizen events, continuous improvement projects and other activities that execute the site improvement plan resulting in bottom line company results

Provide regular reports of data and actions to measure progress against site objectives and remove barriers to deployment of lean/continuous improvement plan

Work with site leadership to conduct assessments of critical site and business needs

Develop a thorough, effective and timely continuous improvement plan to address the top business needs at Ryder sites

Work with site leadership to update and re-prioritize the plan to maintain focus on the most critical site objectives

Train site leadership and other key personnel on Ryder Lean Guiding Principles concepts/Lean Transformational processes in concert with the Supply Chain Solutions deployment strategy, and develop shop floor experts capable of driving Lean in their areas. Coach and mentor others on Lean so it becomes ingrained in the site culture

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

Duties of this position include but are not limited to: management of the lean transformational activities and projects at one large customer account or multiple customer accounts, directing the assessment, development, launch and continuous improvement activities related to specific business and day-to-day frontline associate interface and implementation of lean at the site.

Works on complex problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Regularly interacts with Senior Management and/or customer.

Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION

Bachelor's degree Business, Engineering, Logistics or equivalent.

Master's degree MBA preferred.

EXPERIENCE

Six (6) years or more experience Process or operation management

Six (6) years or more experience Value Stream Mapping, Continuous Flow, Pull Replenishment and other process improvement experience

SKILLS

Aptitude to learn a new business and systems.

Effective interpersonal skills.

Builds and manages effective teams.

. System and change implementation skills

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

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

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.

. Duties of this position include but are not limited to: management of the lean transformational acttivites and projects at one large customer account or multiple customer accounts, directing the assessment, development, launch and continuous improvement activities related to specific business and day-to-day frontline associate interface and implementation of lean at the site.

Works on complex problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Regularly interacts with Senior Management and/or customer.

Duties of this position include but are not limited to: management of the lean transformational acttivites and projects at one large customer account or multiple customer accounts, directing the assessment, development, launch and continuous improvement activities related to specific business and day-to-day frontline associate interface and implementation of lean at the site.

Works on complex problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors. Demonstrates good judgement in selecting methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Regularly interacts with Senior Management and/or customer.

Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices

KNOWLEDGE

LICENSES

Certified Six Sigma Green Belt (1 Year, preferred).

TRAVEL

Greater than 60%

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Job Category: Continuous Improvement

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Requisition ID: R28030

Job Type: Full time

Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.

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