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Logistics Engineer in Greer, SC at Benore Logistic Systems, Inc.

Date Posted: 12/31/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Greer, SC
  • Job Type:
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:
    12/31/2018

Job Description

Primary function of this position is to maximize efficiency of the rolling assets of the company to include tractors and trailers. The Route Engineer will work under the direction of the assigned Manager/Supervisor to efficiently and effectively maintain and improve utilization, update and implement systems, and drive efficiency in the transportation network. The position requires professional communications, computer and presentation skills. Position represents the company in a positive image with employees, customers and the community always performing in a safe and ethical manner.

• Responsible for coordinating and directing activities to provide managers and customers with logistics technology to ensure economical and effective support for Transportation and Warehouse Systems services.
• Lead supply chain improvement projects focused on improving all areas of our logistics operations, strategic initiatives, and/or space and capacity planning.
• Performs operational analysis, process improvement, capacity planning and project management. Responsible for the daily accurate tracking of company switcher tractors, trucks, and trailers by location.
• Responsible for the efficient entry of into the company systems including TMW/IIM, and efficiently extracting data for reporting
• Mine operational data to develop solutions and identify opportunities.
• Provide reports as required including but not limited to:
o Empty Miles by domicile (including)
o Miles by route, including OTR network
o Utilization by pickup/delivery
o Cross dock utilization
o Planned versus actual freight detail, trends
o Cost reporting to include fuel, maintenance, and revenue
o Driver utilization to include mileage and payroll detail
• Responsible for identifying revenue potential, and developing action plans to address
• Translate customer demand information into route requiremnets, and design efficient networks
• Correspond with Business Development team to meet customer requests regarding new business development transportation requirements
• Drive continuous improvement of the assigned responsibilities and operational utilization of TMW/IIM.
• Assist with movement of equipment for new locations.
• Required to adhere to all BLS policies, procedures, DOT and OSHA safety rules and regulations. Strict adherence to C-TPAT best practices
• Follows all workplace processes and standards in support of the ISO-9001:2015, ISO 14001:2015, and OHSAS 18000:2007
• Required to attend and complete all assigned company training
• Other duties as assigned


SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This position may have supervisory responsibility.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
Bachelor’s degree is required; Bachelor Degree in management, transportation, mathematics, or a related field is required. At least five years experience in logistics/transportation is preferred.

SPECIAL SKILLS REQUIRED
Must possess strong interpersonal skills. Must demonstrate good communication skills both written and oral. Must be able to manage multiple tasks and projects. Must possess excellent personal computer skills and having working knowledge of Microsoft Office products software i.e.; Word, and Outlook. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel. Knowledge of Transportation Management Systems and Customer Service highly preferred. Experience in DOT regulations and compliance, as well as Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations preferred.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules and regulations, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Must have ability to write routine reports and correspondence and to communicate effectively using the telephone, Fax, E-mail etc. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

CERTIFICATES, LICENSES, REGISTRATIONS
Current driver's license.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and talk or hear. The employee must be able to walk around the yard, open / close trailer doors, and climb in/out of a tractor on a routine basis. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, peripheral vision, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be located at the customer’s site and routinely be exposed to outside weather conditions. Duties of this job are performed in an open office environment where the noise level in the work environment can be noisy at times. Occasional travel may be a requirement for this position.

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