Logistics Engineer
Swift Transportation - Phoenix, AZ

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Job Overview

Primary Purpose and Essential Functions: Develop compelling logistics solutions through the utilization of logistics modeling tools in order to win new opportunities. Conduct analysis of results and review customer information to understand customer requirements and needs; ensure newly developed solutions are aligned with and meet customers' and potential customers' needs.

  • Research and identify optimal logistics solutions; use network modeling tools and techniques to design and optimize transportation solutions for existing and potential customers. Gather data from various sources and input data into logistics modeling tools; collaborate with customers as well as designated department personnel to understand customer requirements/needs. Review various output options; identify and determine best fit for customer requirements/needs. Provide recommendations to leadership.

  • Participate on various projects; provide assistance and support in the design of solutions and preparation of proposals. Perform project management functions as necessary.

  • Create customer facing presentations incorporating Swift logistics optimized solutions; assist in presenting solutions to existing and potential customers.

  • Assist in implementations; ensure successful translation of data/design into actual solution. Provide updates on data changes and make recommendations in order to maintain overall desired outcomes.

  • Assist in the demonstration of logistic tools.

  • Research supply chain and transportation networks to identify trends, process changes, arising problems and possible improvements.

  • Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in a manner which facilitates the success of business operations in order to meet company demands and expectations.

  • Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by leadership; travel may be required based on customer requirements.


  • Skills: Ability to supervise and mentor others; proficiency within Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint; demonstrated strong project management skills; interpersonal and team building skills; demonstrated financial, logistics and business development skills; organizational skills with ability to prioritize in demanding environment with tight deadlines; ability to apply logic, initiative, self-organization and creativeness to supply chain issues; mathematical aptitude; strong analytical skills; general understanding of third party logistics and its components with a desire to learn logistics modeling tools and transportation management systems (TMS); professionalism.

  • Education: Baccalaureate from Accredited University or College required - preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain.

  • Experience Required: Two (2) years logistics/supply chain experience OR Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Engineering with demonstrated capability to meet job description requirements through the participation in previous Logistics, Supply Chain or Engineering programs.


  • Position Requirements

    Ability to supervise and mentor others; proficiency within Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel, Word and PowerPoint; demonstrated strong project management skills; interpersonal and team building skills; demonstrated financial, logistics and business development skills; organizational skills with ability to prioritize in demanding environment with tight deadlines; ability to apply logic, initiative, self-organization and creativeness to supply chain issues; mathematical aptitude; strong analytical skills; general understanding of third party logistics and its components with a desire to learn logistics modeling tools and transportation management systems (TMS); professionalism.

    Required Education

    Baccalaureate from Accredited University or College required - preferably in Logistics or Supply Chain.

    Required Experience

    Two (2) years logistics/supply chain experience OR Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Supply Chain or Engineering with demonstrated capability to meet job description requirements through the participation in previous Logistics, Supply Chain or Engineering programs.

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    Swift Corporation is a truckload carrier that operates a fleet of truckload carrier equipment.