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Supply Chain Engineer -Transportation (Routing Optimization of Dedicated Fleet) in Los Angeles, CA at Goodwill Southern California

Date Posted: 8/3/2018

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Job Description


Develop and support company programs, as well as achieve established goals for Supply Chain optimization. Key deliverables are the successful implementation and operation/utilization of: perpetual routing optimization, routing analytics, safety programs, training and development, building processes, KPI’s, and documentation for compliance requirements. Ensure alignment of Supply Chain optimization goals and objectives with the Supply Chain vision, strategy and objectives and Goodwill Southern California.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities  

1. “Hands-on” routing and network optimization through the utilization of technology, equipment, people and defined parameters to service the customer. 
2. Identifies the technology and process to effectively analyze routing/warehouse optimization and resource utilization.  Create models or scenarios to predict the impact of changing circumstances, such as fuel costs, road pricing or energy taxes. 
3. Performs analysis of information and creates recommendations for optimization. 
4. Provide recommendations through analysis and metrics to support the requirements for routing, and resource requirements (people and equipment). 
5. Leads initiatives and provides direction for the optimization of the supply chain for the movement of goods and materials. 
6. Creates a robust process to review the timely and efficient routing and dispatching.  Ability to make proactive, fact driven changes as required. 
7. Collaborate with the Sales organization to identify opportunities for improvement, goal alignment, while meeting budgetary goals. 
8. Works cooperatively with all departments to ensure goals and objectives are achieved.   
9. Evaluates route effectiveness and driver performance by routinely performing ride-alongs.   
10. Collaborates to implement a safety program that is focused on ZERO incidents. 
11. Carries out leadership responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws. 
12. Acts as a mentor for all department employees and foster a positive work environment. 
14. Evaluate effectiveness of current or future transportation processes as well as future warehouse layouts and process optimization. 
15. Develop specifications for Supply Chain material handling equipment requirements. 
16. This position requires 25% to 50% travel within the Southern California region, a valid CA driver’s license and state required insurance are necessary.  Driving record must be acceptable by company’s insurance vendor.  

Education & Experience 

• Required to have Transportation routing experience/analysis with a dedicated fleet as well as warehouse processes. 
• Experience implementing and analyzing data for “Transportation Routing” optimization for a dedicated fleet required. 
• Bachelor's degree from four-year college or university required. 
• Transportation network optimization analysis and technology is required. 
• ERP business solutions. 
• Network Analysis systems. 
• SQL / Database management. 
• Abilities to work in a fast paced environment with good people skills. 
• Experience in supply chain solutions for distribution is required. 
• Demonstrated success in leading organizations utilizing continuous improvement, implementing change management, documentation for processes and KPI’s, training and development. 
• Must have extensive knowledge with CAD-type programs, MSExcel, MSWord, and MSPowerPoint as well as Routing/Network optimization tools. 
• Must have extensive knowledge and utilization of ERP systems. 
• Highly organized, flexible, detail oriented and capable of multi-tasking. 
• Effective problem solving skills with strong work ethic. 
• Knowledge of fleet operations safety, regulatory compliance including; tractors, straight trucks and trailers as well as fleet mechanical operation. 
• Demonstrated ability to deliver key results with analytics and models. 
• Demonstrated ability to work in an environment with confidential information.   

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Employment decisions will comply with all applicable laws prohibiting discrimination in employment including Title VII of the Civil Rights Act of 1964, the Age Discrimination Employment Act of 1967, the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the Immigration and Nationality Act, and any other characteristic protected by federal or state law.  

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In furtherance of our commitment to end discrimination against qualified disabled individuals, and in accordance with the provisions of Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973, the Americans with Disabilities Act, and all regulations properly issued thereunder to protect the rights of qualified disabled persons, it is Goodwill's policy that no program or activity administered by it shall exclude from participation, deny benefits to or subject to discrimination any individual solely by reason of his or her disability.   Equal employment opportunity will be extended to qualified disabled persons in all aspects of the employer-employee relationship, including recruitment, hiring, upgrading, training, promotion, transfer, discipline, layoff, recall and termination.   We further affirm that we will provide reasonable accommodation to the known physical or mental limitations of an otherwise qualified disabled employee or applicant.  

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