Logistics Engineer

5 days ago
Requisition ID
Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
Employment Type
Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements
Position Code

Position Description

Logistics engineering is a field of engineering dedicated to the scientific organization of the purchase, transport, storage, distribution, and warehousing of materials and finished goods. Logistics is generally a cost centre service activity, but provides value via improved efficiency and customer satisfaction.


The Logistics Engineer is responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement tools to design Supply Chain Solutions in current and future operations.

Additional requirements:

  • Experience working with a customer
  • Strong ability to work independiently
  • Strong analyical skills
  • Excellent Excel skills
  • Intermediate Access skills and ability to troubleshoot
  • Experience with RFQ (Request for Quote)
  • Sense of Urgency to complete tasks timely and accurately

  • Attention to Detail


  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Management, or Industrial Engineering or eight years equivalent experience
  • Minimum of 3 (three) years of related experience is required
  • Advanced Level Skills in MS 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 Project such as importing and exporting data to and from your project, connection to a Project Server, setting multiple project baselines, customizing columns in a table, creating custom views and reports, PERT analysis and project tracking, and maintaining project budget compliance.
  • Advanced Level Skills in MS Visio such as creating Visio diagrams, creating custom styles and templates, cross functional flow charts, linking drawings to other MS applications, working with data, custom reports, and exporting
  • Experience with Transportation Analysis Tools (i2 Tmod, ILPS)
  • Experience with Visual Basic Admin. (VBA)/Sequential Query Language (SQL)


  • 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-logo 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.



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