Systems Consultant - Operations Technology

  • Posted 54 days ago | Updated 8 hours ago


On Site
USD 130,000.00 - 143,000.00 per year
Full Time


Process engineering
Knowledge base
Business process
Industrial engineering
Life insurance
Career counseling

Job Details

Systems Consultant - Operations Technology - Permanent - Omaha, NE - $130,000 - $143,000.

The final salary or hourly wage, as applicable, paid to each candidate/applicant for this position is ultimately dependent on a variety of factors, including, but not limited to, the candidate's/applicant's qualifications, skills, and level of experience as well as the geographical location of the position.

Applicants must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Visa sponsorship not available.

Our client is seeking a Systems Consultant - Operations in Omaha, NE.

Role Description

Seeking an experienced operational analyst to join our fast-paced team on the Operations team in the Technology department. This position will serve as a process engineering role, whose primary focus is to increase yard productivity through the careful study of rail yard processes and technology solutions. This process engineering position will leverage various modeling techniques to optimize existing processes and define technology solutions to improve our business product. The candidate must be self-motivated, organized and have demonstrated experience participating in top performing teams.
We are currently developing a comprehensive platform called the Terminal Command Center, which serves as a one-stop shop for managing terminal operations. With over 300 terminals across 22 states and 32,000 miles of track, this project is centered around optimizing dwell time - the duration a train can be out of service. The IT team are designing systems that impact freight and shipping.
This individual will partner directly with the IT team, to give them a different perspective and a hands-on approach with regards to industrial engineering and freight processes.

Evaluate rail yard operations to document existing processes and procedures
Ability to conduct independent research to support personal knowledge base
Work with cross functional teams to develop requirements for technology solutions to support business needs
Lead discussions to break down business processes and recommendations for solution options to improve operations

Skills & Requirements

Bachelor's Degree or Equivalent Education
7 or more years of experience in industrial engineering principles
Experience in successfully influencing the direction of a team by constructively resolving conflicts
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Experience with rail operations in a terminal environment and mainline operations
Knowledge of rail industry regulations
Experience with modeling and simulation software for analysis and solution recommendations
Demonstrated ability to understand modern technologies and how they can influence manual processes

Benefits/Other Compensation:

Medical, Dental, Life Insurance, 401K.

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