Supply Chain Engineer Manager in Chicago, IL

$100K - $150K(Ladders Estimates)

NFI Industries   •  

Chicago, IL 60601

Industry: Transportation


8 - 10 years

Posted 69 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Supply Chain Engineer Manager will assist in development of innovative solutions to solve supply chain problems. This position will manage other engineers. Provides regular and proactive communications to customers and NFI management. The successful candidate will possess excellent technical skills and leadership experience combined with demonstrated interpersonal and teamwork skills

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Works on extremely complex and multi-dimensional solutions for multiple customers
  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design distribution and/or transportation operations
  • Establishes and implements performance measures
  • Actively supports the sales process and creates high quality solutions and designs
  • Provides proposal and presentation support and development
  • Makes Supply Chain strategy recommendations
  • Effectively interacts with customers, Sales, and Operations to create value propositions
  • Collaborates with Engineering and Operations Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions
  • Manages multiple and complex Supply Chain projects
  • Provides resource planning based on priorities and demand signals
  • May assist in providing logistics training
  • Supervises a team of engineers (hire, promote, coach, development and performance management
  • Collects data and perform statistical analysis
  • Maps and documents processes
  • Develop responses to Requests for Proposal.
  • Provide analytical support for development of operational pricing and transportation solutions.
  • Collaborate with Operations and Sales to define client requirements and solution alternatives.
  • Identify and define business process improvement opportunities.
  • Recommend continuous improvement opportunities for existing clients
  • Work closely with Engineering and Pricing to determine the best opportunities to serve our customers
  • Present internal and external solutions to NFI operations and customer leadership


  • Bachelor's Degree in Engineering
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in any of the following areas; transportation management, dedicated fleet operations, distribution center management, materials handling, decision support systems and technology
  • Masters Degree preferred
  • Knowledge of transportation operations
  • Data management and manipulation skills
  • Programming skills to manipulate large data-sets
  • Experience with routing and scheduling packages and transportation optimization software
  • Strong financial conceptual skills
  • Strong computer proficiency in MS Office applications
  • Demonstrated data manipulation skills with the ability to manage multiple projects at one time.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • Experience preparing and presenting oral and written presentations to management and clients
  • Experience with supply chain technology (Appian, JDA, LLamasoft, Manugistics).
  • Well organized with high attention to detail and accuracy
  • Demonstrated ability to learn technical skills quickly
  • Understanding of optimization and/or simulation algorithms
  • Database skills, especially through SQL or Access
  • Knowledge in: VBA, Python, R, Matlab, Java, C++, or C# is a major plus

Valid Through: 2019-9-3