• Group Transportation Procurement Manager

    Job Locations US-TX-FORT WORTH
    Posted Date 1 week ago(4/16/2018 2:27 PM)
    Requisition ID
    2018-53573
    Category
    Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
    Employment Type
    Regular - Full Time (4)
    Travel Requirements
    10-20%
    Position Code
    9369
  • Position Description

    The Group Transportation Procurement Manager will be responsible for leading a team of Transportation Procurement Manager’s along with developing/refining the Truckload/Intermodal procurement strategy for Ryder’s 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’s 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.

    Requirements

    • 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
    • Ability to:
      • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
      • Lead/manage others
      • 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)

    Responsibilities

    • 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-logoRyder 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.

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