The Day & Ross Transportation Group is currently seeking a full-time Linehaul Optimization Engineer in Hartland, NB.
Day & Ross Freight is committed to an exceptional customer experience. We achieve this by being: authentic, committed, caring, trusted, and enthusiastic.
The Linehaul Optimization Engineer leads the design and optimization of the Day & Ross General Freight network. Designing, Optimizing and Planning the network involves understanding the current processes and its constraints, developing and deploying effective solutions for transportation cost reduction while maintaining or improving service metrics and the customer experience.
To be successful in this role, you will exceptionally complete the following (not an exhaustive list of responsibilities):
Review current network and maximize efficiency in terms of transportation cost and service. Areas of focus are number of lanes, empty miles, asset utilization, load factor, on time delivery, sort locations, sort plans…etc.
Partner with linehaul management, planners, fleet specialists and operations in each terminal to design and implement a network that enables Day & Ross’s current and future targets for growth and profitability.
Act as an expert and process owner, to the organization, in the subject of network design and optimization.
Develop KPI’s, regular reports and information systems that track and measure network performance.
Develop a multi-year roadmap of improvement initiatives employing a phased approach of deployment and return on investment.
Other related duties as may be required.
To be qualified for this role, please ensure your resume clearly displays some or all of the following:
University degree in Engineering - Industrial or Mechanical
Must be able to execute all phases of project and initiative management – problem definition, concept, solutioning, prioritization, planning, deployment, and performance monitoring
A strong leader:
Able to analyze and solve complex problems
Able to seek input from all levels and disciplines of the organization
Able to negotiate and influence decision making
Experienced in mentoring, coaching and developing team members
Experienced in driving positive change management
Possess a high degree of drive and emotional intelligence demonstrating tact, courtesy and diplomacy
Must possess a good understanding of quality, safety, technical and engineering principles
Able to create a foundation in which people are free to express their concerns, bring forth projects and plans, expand options for action for a new future
Highly literate with computer skills and software packages. In-depth knowledge of all Microsoft Office tools, databases, dashboards, optimization & simulation software and AutoCAD.
The working environment can include a combination of walking in a dock environment and working extensively at a computer.
If you are interested in growing with Day & Ross, please apply directly on our website at www.dayandrosscareers.com
Please note that the successful candidate will be subject to reference and criminal background checks prior to employment.
We thank you for your application, but only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.
With a focus on quality customer service that extends to our valued employees, Day & Ross has been continuously recognized as an honored recipient of Canada’s Best Managed Companies since 2005. We offer our full-time employees a generous Benefits package and a company matched Pension plan.
As a federally regulated employer, The Day & Ross Transportation Group fully supports the principles of employment equity and encourages all qualified members of the designated groups to apply.
Day & Ross Freight