Alpharetta, Georgia

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**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 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 SCE CI resources through the Customer Due Diligence process

They 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 disciplines

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 logistics networks

Think and act independently and creatively

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

**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

+ 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

**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

+ 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

**DOT Regulated:** No

**Job Category:** Solutions Design

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