Ryder System Transportation Sourcing Manager in FORT WORTH, Texas

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

Are you a talented Transportation Professional ready to step up and lead client, carrier & industry peer group relationships?

Are you currently providing supply chain services, yet know that if it were your business you’d do things differently?

Do you have a strong yearning to put your stamp on and create a best in class supply chain with strong autonomy and ownership?

We’re currently hiring for a Transportation Sourcing Manager to be based at our state of the art Transportation Management Center in Fort Worth, TX?

In this role, you will be responsible for developing/refining the procurement strategy for your portfolio of Fortune 500 clients. As you build your strategy, you will work hand-in-hand with strong mentors, talented local operations teams, and supply chain engineers to design, implement, and maintain best in class transportation solutions. You will directly engage with supply chain leaders at your diverse customer base and within many of the nation’s leading transportation service providers. As such, you will 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.

Our most successful Transportation Sourcing Managers consistently exhibit tremendous energy, strategic thinking and the ability to convey why we’ve delivered the highest value solution to our clients. If this sounds like you – we’d love to sit down with you and figure out what comes next! Please apply using the button & you’ll hear from us soon!

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, or related field of study

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of industry related experience

  • Experience with conducting presentations and supervising others

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to:

  • Work effectively with others (customers, carriers & Ryder)

  • Handle and analyze large data files and respond with the customer in mind

  • Knowledge of:

  • Logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components

  • TM capabilities - TM, CM, ROL, etc

Responsibilities:

  • Perform carrier analysis, create RFP(s), negotiate price and service, and support carrier selection

  • Prepare presentation and route guide

  • Interact with internal business and support service teams

  • Prepare for carrier/client meetings and carrier development

  • Manage client interaction

  • Create ISO procedure; maintenance of ISO procedure

  • Assist manager in training and serves as a mentor to buyers and analyst

  • Participate in Six Sigma initiatives

  • Develop procurement strategy to support client savings goals and business requirements

  • Perform 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.

Requisition ID 2017-42044

Job Locations US-TX-FORT WORTH

Posted Date 6/11/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 9367