Ryder System Product Manager – Visibility & Event Management in NOVI, Michigan

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

This position is responsible for deploying and maintaining engineering processes for designed areas through the implementation of recognized performance management standards, engineering strategies and comprehensive data analysis.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor's degree in Industrial Engineering or related discipline

  • A minimum of 10 (ten) years experience in process or operations management

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Master Degree preferred

  • 5+ years of supervisory experience preferred

  • Experience in transportation industry preferred

  • Comprehensive experience developing comprehensive and complex engineering network, labor and inventory optimization models

  • Comprehensive experience in Data Analysis, Value Stream Mapping, Six Sigma, Mixed Model Flow / Pull and other process improvement experience

  • Exceptional analytical, research, mathematical modeling and forecasting skills

  • Exceptional organization, prioritization and planning skills

  • Proven ability to work cross functionally in order to achieve desired results

  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects to timelines

  • Comprehensive understanding of relational database

  • Comprehensive experience in facility layout, time studies/productivity analysis, solution validation

  • Six Sigma Black/Green Belt certified or trained preferred, and knowledge of lean manufacturing

  • Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification Preferred

  • Exceptional presentation skills

  • Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the process that identifies significant improvement opportunities to support division and corporate objectives

  • Manage the preparation and dissemination of performance management reports for use by Maintenance Operations and assist management in their interpretation and application to improve performance

  • Act as a liaison between Maintenance Standards & Engineering team, Operations and Quality Assurance (Audit) organizations for purposes of evaluating and conducting labor productivity and technology improvement projects Coordinate the collection, organization and evaluation of organization data to identify opportunities to reduce costs and improve quality and productivity

  • Coordinate and manage engineering programs, establishing and maintaining high performance standards, procedures and controls

  • Manage engineering deployment using fundamentals of Industrial Engineering

  • Manage the development of technology initiatives designed to improve the performance of maintenance operations across the network

  • Manage the development of Key Performance Indicators (KPI) and metrics to improve accountability to customers

  • Manage the design of work planning and work load management models to optimize total labor hours required to serve the revenue earning fleet

  • Manage the design, development and implementation of a planned maintenance (labor and parts) strategy utilizing on board telematics technology Identify best practices to adopt new and emerging technologies to improve productivity at all levels

  • Manage the engineering analysis on Labor and Parts management, Network Design and Quality Initiatives to direct improvement of cost, quality and productivity

  • Participate on Kaizen and Six Sigma teams, as required

  • Develop standards of performance based on process innovation and best-in-class practices

  • Document procedures to implement process changes

  • Provide guidance and technical knowledge on process and engineering projects Track project status, cost savings, training, certification and events by project or account Review and report on performance against operational objectives and project success factors

  • Manage the development and implementation of the operational goal setting process

  • Ensure the integrity of performance systems and reports

  • Coordinate activities with other maintenance and corporate analysis staffs

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 2017-41901

Job Locations US-MI-NOVI

US-TX-FORT WORTH

US-TN-NASHVILLE

US-GA-ATLANTA

US-FL-MIAMI

Posted Date 6/7/2017

Category Engineering

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 40-50%

Position Code 8862