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Lead Solutions Design Engineer - Warehouse & Transportation Simulation

Company: Ryder System
Location: Hartford
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

Current Employees: If you are a current employee at Ryder (not a Contractor or temporary employee through a staffing agency), please click here (to log in to Workday to apply using the internal application process. To learn how to apply for a position using the Career worklet, please review this quick reference guide (._Job Seekers can review the Job Applicant Privacy Policy by clicking HERE. (are the driving force behind our company.Start your career with Ryder today! Summary Lead Solutions Design Engineers are 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 CustomersDemonstrating an understanding of our Customer's businessProviding feasible designs that are aligned with our Customer's needsHelping the pursuit team with shaping wins plans consistent with our solution designProviding sustainable designs that are aligned with Ryder's operational & technical capabilitiesWriting and delivering a compelling proposal that influences the customer decision to select RyderSupport awarded business throughout the startup process, successfully transitioning design and proposal assumptions to Operations and SCE CI resources through the Customer Due Diligence processThey are a key team member within a pursuit team that works on new business opportunities. The Lead Solutions Design Engineer will support a pursuit from start to finish and will be an active team member throughout the various stages of the pursuit all the way through successful transition during startup. Key activities include:Specialize across multiple design disciplinesUse advance analytical techniques and concepts to understand the businessManage or mentor a small team of other SD EngineersExecute design processes to create, re-design, or optimize logistics networksThink and act independently and creativelyEffectively communicate the design and solution to internal stake holders & the client Simio experience REQUIRED Essential Functions + Support the bid submission process by reviewing RFP documents, understand objectives, develop questions to clarify gaps and develop initial hypothesis specific to a specific solution design that solves our customer's needs & delivers unique value+ Data validation, cleansing, profiling, baseline development & defining scenarios to model+ Calculating labor, equipment, facility and expense requirements based on transportation and 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+ Develop optimizations scenarios and strategies that are aligned with objectives+ Meet frequently with customers and cross-functional bid response team. Support technical review presentations and design validation meetings+ Implementation follow-up, which requires engineer to validate and modify deployed process to ensure that it matches plan+ 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 Additional Responsibilities + Perform 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 transportation and warehousing networks+ Familiarity in simulation tools, transportation & warehouse management systems, ERPs, Automation, MHE, Visibility Tools, and industry leading technologies(preferred)+ Ability to influence the project teams by using facts, statistics, and analytics+ Comprehend complex supply chain and transportation solutions 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 intermediate preferred+ Knowledge of effective metrics programs and design networks that are sustainable and measurable advanced required+ Transportation Design:Extensive knowledge of Dedicated Services and Managed Transportation NetworksRequired knowledge of all available equipment types such as; dry van, temperature control, flat bed, other specialized equipmentTransportation Design Tools ie; JDA, Appian, Network Design Tools ie; Llamasoft, Transportation Management Systems ie; JDA, OTM, , Mapping Software ie; Tableau expert required+ Warehouse Design:Extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management operations, data analytics, Industrial Engineering, warehouse types (ambient, temp control, warehouse layout/ design and Lean methodsRequired knowledge of material handling solutions and automation types such as: powered industrial truck (PIT) applications; racking and other storage solution designs, packaging equipment; conveyor and sortation equipment; and other automation solutions (e.gAS/RS)Warehouse Design Tools e.g.: CAD (e.gAutoCAD); slotting (e.gSlot3D); Predetermined Motion and Time Systems and methods (e.gMOST); simulation software and application; Warehouse Management Systems (e.gManhattan Scale); and Labor MgtSystems Network Design Tools (e.g., Llamasoft) and Data Analytics Software (e.g., Tableau) a plus expert required+ Simio experience REQUIRED Qualifications + Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Business, Supply Chain Management or Industrial Engineering+ Six (6) years or more in the Transportation industry(e.g., Truckload, Multi-stop TL, LTL, Intermodal, Bulk, Rail, or Parcel services) required+ Six (6) 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 intermediate preferred+ Knowledge of effective metrics programs and design networks that are sustainable and measurable advanced required+ Transportation Design:Extensive knowledge of Dedicated Services and Managed Transportation NetworksRequired knowledge of all available equipment types such as; dry van, temperature control, flat bed, other specialized equipmentTransportation Design Tools ie; JDA, Appian, Network Design Tools ie; Llamasoft, Transportation Management Systems ie; JDA, OTM, , Mapping Software ie; Tableau expert required+ Warehouse Design:Extensive knowledge of Warehouse Management operations, data analytics, Industrial Engineering, warehouse types (ambient, temp control, warehouse layout/ design and Lean methodsRequired knowledge of material handling solutions and automation types such as: powered industrial truck (PIT) applications; racking and other storage solution 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 Mgt. Systems. Network Design Tools (e.g., Llamasoft) and Data Analytics Software (e.g., Tableau) a plus expert required+ Simio experience REQUIRED DOT Regulated No Job Category Solutions DesignRyder 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._Job Seekers can review the Job Applicant Privacy Policy by clicking HERE. (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./#wd

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