General Logistics Systems US, Inc.
  • Santa Ana, CA, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Holiday Pay, Sick Time, PTO, Medical Options, Dental, Vision, Life AD&D and 401K with employer contribution.


About GLS:

General Logistics Systems (GLS) Company is an established provider of time-critical package and freight shipping solutions that has been operating in more than 40 countries across Europe for over 30 years, generating annual revenue totaling well above $4 billion.

We've taken our unique but proven business model stateside, where we intend to shake up the market with a truly combined express parcel, premier less-than-truckload (LTL), dedicated and freight brokerage offering that's faster and more flexible than our competitors'.

We passionately believe that our success depends on our customers' success, which informs the 'why' and 'how' of everything we do. At this pivotal stage in our growth journey, we are looking for like-minded individuals to help us build a new kind of logistics company...one that makes customers' lives easier and plays an active role in their achievements.

Does this sound like you? If so, please apply to join GLS-US and keep an eye out for future openings as we expand!

Job Summary:

The Line Haul Engineer works with Operations to develop, implement, and deploy optimized line haul lanes to support on-time network for the company. Move volume in a timely, safe, and cost-effective manner. Assist others in understanding and utilizing all resources to further enhance the most efficient method of moving parcel and freight volume. Analyze parcel and freight flow data and make recommendations for improvement to maximize usage of equipment and line haul lanes. The Line Haul Engineer assists in new and special reengineering projects and takes a lead role in the planning and execution of large project implementations and training initiatives.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Create, measure, and analyze line haul lanes for optimization.
  • Develops and analyzes current line haul plans to determine opportunities for improving utilization of trailer capacity within the network.
  • Time management and organizational skills necessary to manage multiple projects, appropriately prioritize workload, plan for resources to meet deadlines/goals, and respond to day-to-day functional needs.
  • Prepare forecasts and analyzes trend to build network plans for future line haul lane growths and requirements including equipment needs.
  • Knowledge of Kaizen & TQM continuous improvement programs and techniques, such as Lean and Six Sigma; Black Belt certification is a plus.
  • Develops work measurement to optimize operating planning and financials.
  • Develops and coordinates solution to support operational needs for sort requirements of volume availability and dispatch times.
  • Develop continuous improvement initiatives including evaluation of current operations, data analysis, and implementation of recommended solutions.
  • Conducts operations forecasting with field engineers for staffing, assets, and facility needs to ensure service commitments are met.
  • Maintains self-development, ongoing communications, and reporting with cross-functional departments.
  • Identifies issues that require training or re-training to improve operational efficiency and effectiveness across all operations including Inbound, Outbound, Hub, and Line Haul.
  • Provides training to management for implementation of new procedures, processes, services and technology; coordinates with process writers to create training documents.
  • Assumes project management responsibilities involving line haul cross-functioning impact projects.

Job Requirements:

  • Independent self-starter who consistently demonstrates initiative and critical thinking.
  • Demonstrated experience in optimizing processes, improving service lanes, and achieving unit-cost reductions.
  • Possesses excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Teamwork skills in resolving problems, discussing issues, and clearly communicating potential solutions/results to wage employees as well as upper management.
  • Demonstrates strong skills in interpersonal communications, composition, and creative writing.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and Access; SQL, Databases and AutoCAD.
  • Knowledge of transportation industry processes, procedures, and methods.
  • Project management experience.
  • Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Visio.

Minimum Education:

Bachelor's Degree in Industrial Engineering, Process Engineering, Human Factors Engineering, Operations Management, Supply Chain Management or related field required.

Qualification & Experience:

  • Five (5) years of experience in Line Haul/Industrial Engineering or similar role in logistics environment Preferred

Position Type: Full Time

Employee Type: Exempt

Travel: 25%-40% (Western US)

EEO Commitment:

General Logistics Systems US is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) employer and is committed to a diverse workforce. We welcome all qualified applicants to apply to at GLS and we strive to select the best qualified applicant for each position in our organization. Applicants will receive fair and impartial consideration without regard to race, sex, color, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic data, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion or other legally protected status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law. GLS complies with all laws and regulations relating to employment discrimination and is always committed to doing what's right.

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