Logistics Engineer (Lead Logistics) – Romulus – USA

Job Overview

Essential duties & responsibilities

  • Develops project scope and timeline
  • Gathers necessary data and information to perform analysis; deliver data to client
  • SOP Creation/Tracking
  • Development of freight network simulation models to establish and validate operational and/or cost improvements to freight networks
  • Design alternative network solutions to support client operational requirements
  • Development of daily/weekly performance metrics, both internal and external to aid in management of the account(s)
  • Identifies and quantifies potential supply chain improvements
  • Works closely with customer and company operations to establish supply chain improvement recommendations
  • Develops report that summarizes findings and recommendations
  • Presents and defends findings to the Customer
  • Develops and maintains detailed project plans, both internal and external
  • Provides account support to quantify and validate supply chain improvements after implementation.
  • Development of daily/weekly performance metrics, both internal and external to aid in management of the account(s)
  • Works in cross functional groups to re-design processes to improve quality and productivity
  • Trains associates and clients in the use of multiple solution and software tools
  • Performs other duties as needed

Minimum required qualifications

Education / Experience
  • College Degree in Logistics, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research, or related field.
  • 2 years’ of experience in a logistics/supply chain engineering role.
  • 2 years’ of experience with supply chain optimization and simulation modeling tools.

Skills, knowledge & abilities

Computer Skills
  • Expert-level proficiency with Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with JDA Transportation Modeler or similar systems simulation software desired.
Language Skills
  • English (reading, writing, verbal)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills to compose routine to moderately complex letters and to edit and proof business correspondence and reports.
 Mathematical Skills
  • Position requires strong mathematical skills for project development
Other Skills
  • Superior analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Strong project management skills; ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Self-starting; able to manage a project independently from beginning to end.
  • Must be available to travel as required for short duration trips <10%
  • The ability to work well under pressure

Preferred skills & qualifications

  • Prosci, Lean, Six Sigma or other process improvement certification

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