• General Manager - Distribution Center

    Job Locations US-TN-NASHVILLE
    Posted Date 4 days ago(6/14/2018 3:36 PM)
    Requisition ID
    Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
    Employment Type
    Regular - Full Time (4)
    Travel Requirements
    Position Code
  • Position Description

    As a Distribution Center General Manager, you will provide strategic direction for all warehousing activities associated with shipping, receiving, warehousing and inventory management in our 327K square foot distribution center. You will set objectives, goals, strategies and measures, will plan for continuous improvement and create new and innovative strategies necessary to consistently meet our customer's expectations.  Other responsibilities include leading the development of a high performance work environment and budget activities, including full P&L responsibility and serving as a liaison to business units, functional areas and internal and external business partners. 

    The ideal candidate will be experienced in managing KPI's, lean processes, multiple shifts including but not limited to 100+ indirect reports, 5+ direct reports, financials, various reporting (quarterly business reviews / customer facing) , and occasional weekends may be required based on business needs.

    If you are “the one”, you will join us in this exciting opportunity with a world class, game-changing customer, all within the safety and stability of working for an 80+ year old Fortune 500 while growing your career with an industry leader in Supply Chain Solutions!

    This will position you for higher level leadership roles within Ryder. This growth comes with hard work, attention to safety and detail and a desire to grow with a world class Supply Chain organization. If you are seeking a challenging career opportunity, where your work makes a difference - apply today!

    Ryder offers a fast paced, rewarding work environment for our employees, as well as Fortune 500 employment benefits.


    • Bachelor's degree in Business Logistics or Transportation or eight years equivalent work experience is required
    • A minimum of 7 (seven) years logistics (or materials) and transportation experience with a major carrier, dedicated contract or shipper is required
    • A minimum of 3 (three) years of supervisory experience is required


    • The candidate must possess demonstrated experience in developing complete logistics product plans and their implementation, project management, facilitation, and communication skills
    • Knowledge of shipping and receiving preferred


    Duties of this position include but are not limited to:

    • Management of one or more customer accounts, lifecycle, and extending existing products where feasible, safety issues, profit and loss responsibility, directing the assessment, development, launch and continuous improvement activities related to specific business or product category and day-to-day customer interface and operation of on-site manager
    • Supervision, development, and performance management of assigned employees and the maintenance of a positive employee relations environment at assigned locations

    ryder-logo 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.


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