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Sr. Transportation Engineer
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Sr. Transportation Engineer

Job Description

Reporting to the Manager of Carrier Development of a leading provider for a division of one of the largest non-asset based warehousing and transportation logistics providers in the US.  Will utilize modeling tools, and other related supply chain service requirements to identify cost, optimization, and process improvement opportunities within client’s transportation spend. Analyze the results and organize in a clear and concise manner, present to executive management (internal and external), and then work with various stake holders to implement solutions.  Duties include process analysis, data mining & management, tactical and strategic transportation optimization. Develop and implement win-win tactical & strategic transformation initiatives to reduce cost within customers transportation supply chains.  Challenge is to provide superior logistics solutions on a timely basis.

Job Requirements

Background Required:
• Progressive Transportation Logistics Engineering or Analytic role (3 years)
• Strong understanding (network optimization, routing, design, pricing)
• Analytical Skills (i.e. data collection, analysis, design, recommendation)
• Implement and Manage KPI’s
• Project Management
• Computer Skills (Microsoft Suite: TMS: Mercury Gate, OTM or similar software)
• Ability to present solutions directly with customers
• Location: Mid-South
• Travel: Up to 25 %
• Education: Bachelor Degree

Background Preferred (but not required):
• Third Party Logistics Operations knowledgeable
• Education: Master’s Degree

Other essential abilities and skills:
• Good communicator at all levels:  Internal & External
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment
• Attention to detail
• Strong sense of initiative & self-management
• Look beyond the numbers to influence tactical operational improvements to reduce cost

Job Snapshot

Base Pay $70,000.00 - $90,000.00 /Year
Employment Type Full-Time
Job Type Other, Engineering
Education Not Specified
Experience Not Specified
Manages Others Not Specified
Industry Transportation
Required Travel Not Specified
Job ID 8913
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Sr. Transportation Engineer


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