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United Parcel Service of America Inc

Freight Forwarding IE Specialist

United Parcel Service of America Inc - Alpharetta, GA


UPS is seeking a dynamic and enthusiastic Industrial Engineering (IE) Specialist to join our team. If this sounds like your ideal opportunity, we want to hear from you!
The IE Specialist is responsible for providing support to numerous groups within the IE function. He/she assists in conducting data gathering and analysis to support the work measurement and operational planning activities of the IE Supervisors. The IE Specialist compiles data, develops reports, conducts periodic audits, and produces forecasts. He/she also participates in time study and operational improvement activities.
Responsibilities and Duties

Gathers and analyzes data necessary to develop work measurement
Maintains data within operating plans to highlight conditions and areas for potential change
Verifies the proper application of work measurement to ensure accuracy
Conducts audits to identify areas and processes not in compliance with standards
Discusses and records non-compliant exceptions
Develops action plans and obtains management corrective action commitments
Assesses the impact of long and short range forecasts on operating plans
Responds to ad hoc reporting and analysis requests and utilizes various programs to compile statistical reports
Maintains forecasts, operating plans, and tracking spreadsheets for future reference
Develops annual staffing projections based on trends

Knowledge and Skills

Detail oriented with ability to make projections, provide recommendations and solutions, and understand operational impact
Critical thinker with research skills to identify trends, and analyze statistical and qualitative data
Understands operational barriers and failures, and identifies/improves designs, methods, processes, and flows through collaboration
Technical minded with ability to resolve issues related to information systems reporting, report generation and storage, customized reports, and data integration, and writes complex queries and creates databases as needed
Associate's or Bachelor’s degree in Engineering or related field - Preferred
Industrial Engineering experience - Preferred
Experience using Microsoft Office products or equivalent software - Preferred
Experience using advanced Access and Excel functionalities, (Pivot tables, V-look ups, database creation/maintenance, etc.) - Preferred
Working knowledge of SAP Master Data setup and/or exposure to enterprise level testing or ERP platforms - Preferred
Flexible with ability to work shift hours, weekends, and travel as needed - Preferred
UPS is an equal opportunity employer – race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

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Freight Forwarding IE Specialist United Parcel Service of America Inc - Alpharetta, GA, United States

   

Location: Alpharetta, GA

Company Profile:
Founded in 1907 as a messenger company in the United States, UPS has grown into a multi-billion-dollar corporation by clearly focusing on the goal of enabling commerce around the globe. Today, UPS is a global company with one of the most recognized and admired brands in the world. We have become the world's largest package delivery company and a leading global provider of specialized transportation and logistics services. Every day, we manage the flow of goods, funds, and information in more than 200 countries and territories worldwide.