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Logistics Route Specialist at Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service

Posted in General Business 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full-Time
Location: Elmhurst, Illinois

Job Description:

Job Title: Optimization Specialist
Status: Exempt

Reports To: Mobile Health Director

Department Title: Mobile Health Services

Last Review Date: 3/26/2018

All employees are expected to uphold the company's high values and impeccable reputation within the medical community. One must demonstrate the company's philosophy and values: TLCS= Timeliness, Looking Good, Customer Experience, & Safety.

Job Summary:

Working under the direction of the Director of Mobile Health Service, the Optimization Specialist works closely with the Division Manager to streamline optimization, project management, and metric gathering in order to efficiently on-board new clients within a specified timeline and reduce costs. The Optimization Specialist will also be responsible to effectively optimize pickups and deliveries for current Mobile Health accounts.

Job Requirements:


  • Good documentation, follow-up, and organization a must
  • Ability to communicate proficiently and interact on cross-functional teams of internal and external clients
  • Great attention to detail
  • Valid driver's license
  • Available to work nights and weekends when needed
  • Ability to lift a minimum of 75lbs
  • Willingness to submit to random drug tests
  • Ability to travel for work related projects

Expectation of the Position:

Under minimal Supervision, work with key stakeholders inside and outside of the organization from sale to transition completion; a process of 4 weeks to 6 months depending on the scope of the project, including monthly follow-up and process FMEA. Manage multiple projects at once while providing cost data to the Division leadership team on a recurring basis.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Provide timelines for Project Management (GANNT or similar)
  • Create/Manage cross-functional teams
  • Research new office sites as needed
  • Work with Internal Stakeholders Closely (see below)
  • Build vehicles for new clients
  • Route Update data entry
  • Route Optimization and Lead Time Reduction
  • Work on RFP responses
  • Offer consistent annual savings at 100% of position salary or more
  • Provide savings plans and documentation

Desired Skills:

  • Experience in Project Management
  • 2+ Years Experience in Logistics network optimization
  • Project Management Experience (Certified PMP or Six Sigma Certification a plus)
  • 1+ Year of Operations Personnel Management
  • 1+ year of Route Optimization software usage
  • The ability to explain key data points for Logistics Optimization planning
  • Proficient in Excel and Powerpoint

Superior Air-Ground Ambulance Service, Inc. is committed to attracting and retaining the best talent. We are an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer . Qualified applicants of all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. M/F/V/D