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Logistics Engineer, Operations in Chicago, IL at Brink's

Date Posted: 12/3/2018

Job Snapshot

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  • Location:
    Chicago, IL
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    Not Specified
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Job Description

Brink’s, Incorporated is a premier provider of armored car transportation, currency and coin processing, ATM servicing and other value added services to financial institutions, retailers and other commercial and government entities.  The company has a proud history of providing growth and advancement opportunities for its employees.  We have a challenging opportunity for a Logistics Engineer- Operations.  

Job Summary:  
The Logistics Engineer – Operations is a diverse role connecting strategic and tactical initiatives with operational execution processes and teams.  This role combines relevant operational knowledge and experience with strong problem-solving skills to ensure the successful implementation and execution of breakthrough opportunities. Providing operational credibility, speaking from a position of relevant experience while supporting valuable advancement and improvement objectives are critical skills enabling the ongoing success of Brinks.

Key Responsibilities:
• Liaison between the Logistics Engineering Strategy team and operational teams
• Provide feedback and critical assessment of strategic opportunities providing the perspective of operational feasibility and execution limitations
• Leverage operational knowledge and experience to effectively introduce process improvement and cost reduction initiatives to branch operations
• Lead project implementations on-site providing local support and maintaining two-way communications on behalf of the logistics engineering  team
• Suggest and design tools and process improvements as a member of the logistics engineering team
• Provide progress and performance reports for assigned projects
• Perform other duties as assigned or necessary

Job Requirements

Minimum Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent from an institution in Logistics, Supply Chain Management, Industrial Engineering, Operations Research or related major.  Will consider equivalent years of experience or combination of education and experience in lieu of degree
• 1 to 5 years of experience in Third Party Logistics (3PL), warehousing or similar transportation industry
• Track record of effectively managing operational groups (transportation, CIT, cash processing, etc.)
• Familiar with route optimization software (OmniTracs Roadnet Anywhere)
• Familiar with Microsoft office suite of products with relevant experience in Excel.
• Ability to travel 20%-50% within the US

Preferred Qualifications:
• Demonstrate project management skills, prioritization and ability to perform work

Professional Skills:
• Strong operational knowledge, analytical and problem solving skills
• Excellent interpersonal/communication and presentation skills
If you have the background and integrity we require and are looking for a challenging opportunity, we hope you will consider employment with Brink’s U.S.  We provide a competitive salary, medical, dental, vision and life insurance plans. In addition, we offer a 401(k) plan with company match.  If you are interested and meet the requirements for this position, please apply.

Brink’s, Incorporated is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action Employer, and is committed to maintaining a drug-free workplace.  


We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.