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United Parcel Service of America Inc

Package Process Mgmt (PPM)Lead Project Supervisor

United Parcel Service of America Inc - Timonium, MD

UPS is now recognized as a technology company with trucks and is poised for success. Spending more than $1 billion a year on information technology, UPS provides its customers unparalleled capability in tracking and distribution intelligence. This technological infrastructure also enables UPS to provide fully integrated Web-enabled, business-to-business solutions. If you are highly motivated with a degree in Engineering, or a related discipline, then UPS is a great place for you to start your career.

The Industrial Engineering Supervisor provides support and enhancements to existing and new operations systems to ensure projects are aligned with the corporate strategy. He/She gathers business requirements, initiates feasibility studies, and maintains data for the project's life cycle. This position serves as a liaison between stakeholders, software developers, and end users. The Industrial Engineering Supervisor will need to ride with a UPS delivery driver for 8-10 hours a day for the purpose of training, implementation of software and/or hardware enhancements. He/She also may need to work flexible shift hours (e.g., 12 midnight to 10 am or 10 am to 12 midnight, etc.).

The Industrial Engineering Supervisor will create and develop functional design requirements (e.g.; user acceptance test (UAT) scripts, UAT lab testing for new and existing systems). He/She will interview UPS region and district staff to define how the application will perform. This position will update user manuals to ensure functionality data is current. The Industrial Engineering Supervisor will conduct application training to provide end users and management with information on the systems' functionality.

Responsibilities and Duties

Develops business cases to ensure projects are aligned with UPS's corporate strategy

Performs cost benefit analyses to ensure effective use of UPS resources and maximum return-on-investment

Conducts survey meetings with end users to clarify business requests and determine project cost

Reports application defects to IS to ensure resolution prior to deployment

Attends stakeholders' status meetings to provide application progress reports

Maintains application documentation to ensure user guides are current and user-friendly

Confers with requestors and Information Systems (IS) to ensure project scope is clearly defined

Runs test scripts to ensure applications meet end users' needs

Knowledge and Skills

Designs/Develops Integrated Solutions to Business Problems: Demonstrates a basic understanding of a business problem; recommends a solution to solve the business problem

Incident Investigation: Describes types of incidents; demonstrates basic knowledge of requirements for initiating an investigation of incidents; describes the procedures followed for investigating incidents

Solicits and Gathers Information: Demonstrates a working knowledge of techniques for soliciting and gathering information; identifies appropriate sources of information

Technology Knowledge: Demonstrates a general understanding of technology used by the company; communicates basic technological concepts and terminology; applies standard technology in daily work

Work Methods, Processes, Flows Analysis: Identifies routine work methods/processes/flows to analyze; describes in general terms, process capability studies; describes the basic steps in analysis of data related to people, technology, or information

Bachelor's Degree (or internationally compatible degree) in Industrial Engineering - Preferred

UPS is an equal opportunity employer - race/color/religion/sex/national origin/veteran/disability/sexual orientation/gender identity

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United Parcel Service of America Inc

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Location: Timonium, MD

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.