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YRC Freight Terminal/Network Solutions Senior Engineer in Overland Park, Kansas

Terminal/Network Solutions Senior Engineer - ( 21034L )

Primary Location : US-KS-Overland Park

Shift : Day



Performs standard engineering assignments usually representing a significant portion of a larger project. Selects engineering techniques to solve problems and makes design recommendations.


  1. Participates as a team member in a specific phase of a broad engineering assignment.

  2. Directs preparation of appropriate documentation for assigned projects.

  3. Provides technical leadership to a small group of temporarily assigned engineers and technicians.

  4. Ensures successful completion of the assigned project phase within the budgeted time and cost constraints.

  5. Participates in defining engineering approaches and in planning and scheduling work.


  1. Adaptability - Maintaining effectiveness when experiencing major changes in work responsibilities or environment (e.g., people, processes, structure, or culture); adjusting effectively to change by exploring the benefits, trying new approaches, and collaborating with others to make the change successful.

  2. Building Trusting Relationships - Using appropriate interpersonal styles to establish effective relationships with customers and internal partners; interacting with others in a way that promotes openness and trust and gives them confidence in one’s intentions.

  3. Collaborating - Working cooperatively with others to help a team or work group achieve its goals.

  4. Communication - Conveying information and ideas clearly and concisely to individuals or groups in an engaging manner that help them understand and retain the message; listening actively to others.

  5. Continuous Learning - Actively identifying new areas for learning; regularly creating and taking advantage of learning opportunities; using newly gained knowledge and skill on the job and learning through their application.

  6. Initiating Action - Taking prompt action to accomplish work goals; taking action to achieve results beyond what is required; being proactive.

  7. Work Standards - Setting high standards of performance for self and others; assuming responsibility and accountability for successfully completing assignments or tasks; self-imposing standards of excellence rather than having standards imposed.


  1. Bachelor’s Degree in engineering and five (5) years industrial engineering or operations management experience or no degree and nine (9) years industrial engineering or operations management experience.

  2. Proven analytical and problem-solving skills with exposure to presenting recommendations to management.

  3. Ability to travel a minimum of 50%.

  4. Willingness to work nights and weekends, including working in extreme cold and hot temperatures


  1. MBA

  2. Proficiency in position of industrial engineer.


This job operates in a professional office environment indoors. Routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets, and fax machines.


The position requires the ability to spend long hours sitting or standing while using office equipment and computers. Ability to perform repetitive tasks such as typing and keying. Occasional lifting, pushing/pulling, carrying 10 lbs of supplies and materials is required.

YRC Worldwide, along with all subsidiary companies, are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

Req ID: 21034L