Ryder System Supply Chain Engineer I in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Position Description

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

Additional Responsibilities/Skillset:

  • Generate innovative ideas to drive customer savings and process efficiencies

  • Support operations; determine efficient utilization of resources by analyzing layouts, labor force, driver and equipment planning.

  • Develop and deliver data driven presentations to various levels of leadership

  • Manage small and medium size projects; must have great communication skills and the ability to coordinate with multiple functional groups

  • Collect data and perform statistical analyses; candidate should have experience with analysis tools such as MS Excel, MS Access, and Tableau (preferred)

  • Logistics/Supply Chain Degree preferred; Industrial Engineering Degree/Masters Degree not required


  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering/Business/Supply Chain or a minimum of 8 (eight) years of relevant work experience

  • 1 (one) year work experience or accredited internship/cooperative experience 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 AND/OR experience with AutoCAD

  • 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


  • Industrial Engineering and/or Masters Degree preferred

  • Functional / Technical Skills: Process Management Self Development Drive for Results Managing Diversity and Inclusion Customer Focus Innovation Management Decision Quality Work Life Balance Sense of Humor Managerial Courage Approachability Personal Learning Integrity and Trust


  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis Maps and documents processes

  • Conducts transportation analysis and/or time studies to establish standards

  • Participates in continuous improvement projects Works with other team members to develop alternative solutions

  • Uses Lean Six Sigma tools (5s and 5whys)

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.

Requisition ID 2018-58486

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 20-30%

Position Code 8954