• Field Supply Manager

    Posted Date 2 months ago(9/14/2018 8:59 AM)
    Requisition ID
    Maintenance Management
    Employment Type
    Regular - Full Time (4)
    Travel Requirements
    Greater than 60%
    Position Code
  • Position Description

    The Field Supply Manager will support the vehicle repair process through inventory planning, purchasing negotiation, process compliance and training to ensure business growth, cost savings and customer retention across his/her area. This position reports to the Field Inventory Planning Manager and provides support to the Director of Operations & the FMS Operations organization.





    • High School diploma or equivalent
    • Three (3) years or more experience in purchasing, parts and inventory management, maintenance operations
    • Effective leadership skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent organizational skills
    • Effective interpersonal skills
    • Ability to:
      • Iinfluence internal and/or external constituents
      • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
      • Work independently and as a member of a team
    • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment
    • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
    • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
    • Knowledge of Parts Operations, Purchasing, Truck Parts & Assemblies (advanced level)


    • Supports DOO and DQFM in all aspects of inventory, tire, and outside repair vendor management as expert for area
    • Measure, track and perform on-going analysis to ensure inventory purchasing, tire applications, outside repair and financial objectives are met
    • Accountable for key purchasing and inventory measurements and controls across his/her area
    • Support, communicate and ensures compliance with all company-wide mandated parts, tire and outside repair policies, procedures and processes
    • Support, communicate and implement all corporate & regional inventory management, tire management and outside repair vendor management initiatives
    • Train, develop, provide input for performance management of personnel within assigned business unit (CSC, PRP, TRPs, etc.)
    • Support, visit and build relationships with local, regional and national suppliers
    • AP Field Support - capture/ show tactical solutions; track/ report defects and create feedback loop for all Accounts Payable functions for their assigned locations/BU's
    • Develop a local inventory model for each supported location
    • Ensure parts room layout is consistent with standards
    • Support and/or participate in location inventory counts and inventory planning activities for all location closures, start-ups and take-overs
    • Manage parts aging and obsolescence to eliminate obsolete parts reserve
    • Monitor local purchasing for each Ryder location to verify that vendor is honoring national and local negotiated pricing levels
    • Provide training to shop personnel on inventory & purchasing procedures
    • Coordinate weekly virtual scrap tire process
    • Conduct branch reviews
    • Contribute to the control of 800s/discretionary spend by developing and monitoring an 800s budget for each location/BU; provide feedback to location mgmt
    • 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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