Ryder System, Inc.
The Group Transportation Procurement Manager will be responsible for leading a team of Transportation Procurement Manager\u2019s along with developing/refining the Truckload/Intermodal procurement strategy for Ryder\u2019s portfolio of Fortune 500 clients. This position will work hand-in-hand with strong mentors, local operations teams, and supply chain engineers to design, implement, and maintain best in class transportation solutions. The Group Transportation Procurement Manager will directly engage with supply chain leaders at diverse customer base and within many of the World\u2019s leading transportation service providers. Develop and maintain a tremendous network of service providers and be responsible to foster the relationship while engaging them on the best opportunities for our mutual success.
Bachelor's degree Business, Logistics, or related field of study
Master's degree Business, Logistics, or related field of study preferred
Nine (9) years or more industry related experience
One (1) year or more prior experience identifying, developing and managing team members preferred
One (1) year or more prior experience fostering senior level relationships and developing logistics strategies preferred
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Demonstrates problem solving skills
Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Manage multiple accounts with different strategic visions by specific mode specialty
Work independently and as a member of a team
Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Demonstrates analytical skills
Knowledge of Logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components (Advanced level)
Distribution and carrier management knowledge (Advanced level)
Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint) (Advanced level)
Working knowledge of TM capabilities & industry tools (Advanced level)
Working expertise of standard procurement strategies/principles (Advanced level)
Build and maintain relationships with appropriate levels in the customer's & service providers organization, primarily with senior management and key decision makers. Represent Ryder in customer and service provider meetings and presentations. Support the sales process with qualification of new business for respective modal specialties
Ensure the effective selection, placement, development and retention of talent to meet current and future business needs. Train, supervise and coach/mentor direct reports
Support the Director in development of customer account procurement strategy for specific modal specialty and foster development of strategic vision to direct reports
Embrace the corporate vision, mission, philosophy and leads by example. Create a positive, innovative and results oriented environment. Manage the operation to ensure goals are achieved
Foster a culture of innovation and continuous improvement, including acting as catalyst for change. Support the Director in the strategic development and management of the assigned objectives
Monitor and hold operations accountable for maintaining a safety culture that meets or exceeds annual safety targets
Continuous improvement in all segments of the business
Developing, mentoring team members and leadership of direct reports
Maintain a positive employee related climate and maintain a customer satisfaction index at a World Class Level
Performs other duties as assigned
Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.
Ryder System, Inc.
Website : http://www.ryder.com
Ryder System, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions, serving customers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Over the past 80 years, Ryder has earned a reputation for delivering solutions that ease complexity and increase efficiency for companies of all sizes. An industry-leading FORTUNE® 500 company, Ryder’s products and services encompass everything from fleet management to large-scale supply chain solutions and turnkey transportation solutions, making commerce flow more efficiently, reliably, and safely for everyone. Ryder Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) provides leasing, truck rentals, used vehicle sales, maintenance, fuel and safety services to help customers deliver top-line service with bottom-line savings and one-stop simplicity. Ryder Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) manages the flow of goods from the acquisition of raw materials to the delivery of finished products. Ryder Dedicated provides turnkey transportation solutions that combine vehicles, drivers, routing and scheduling to help businesses run lean, stay safe and increase agility.