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Ryder System Sourcing & Supply Manager II- REMOTE in Albany, New York

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The Sourcing & Supply Manager II is responsible for strategic management and gaining consensus across Ryder through cross functional team building for potential implementation of strategic procurement initiatives. The procurement strategies, developed with team input, for the initiatives will be managed and implemented by this position. The savings will be tracked along with the quality and service levels identified in the strategy. The performance measurements for the initiative will be communicated to the cross functional team and tracking the metrics and performance of Suppliers. This position will be expected to influence cross functional teams to successfully conclude assigned projects.

REMOTE work from HOME

Prefer Central to East Coast

Essential Functions

  • Contract Management- Develop and manage a contract portfolio which will entail business reviews, supplier performance management and contract renewal activities• The candidate must be able to understand and assess industry trends manage supplier performance including recommending and driving corrective actions• Able to interface with stakeholders for supplier performance and contract compliance

  • Program Management - The successful candidate will possess the ability to develop internal and external relationships, develop reporting communications to internal customers and communicate program status to Ryder management• Track and report monthly savings and contract compliance• Assist in the preparation of monthly summary performance reports; savings, spend, compliance and supplier performance• Perform Quarterly Business Reviews with key suppliers

  • Operational Spend Analysis- Conduct opportunity assessments with stakeholders to identify sourcing projects, which will result in lower operational expenses• Candidate must possess the ability to do quantitative analysis and deductive reasoning based on quantitative facts• Must be able to conduct market analysis and communicate new opportunities, trends and commodity forecast

  • Conduct Sourcing Projects - Drive results through sourcing projects consisting of cross-functional representation from Ryder teams• Drive timeliness and completion of projects throughout the specified commodity• Must be able to design RFP's to have the flexibility to handle variation in demand to a high degree of customization in the services provided• Be able to estimate leverage and organizational tolerance for supplier changes

  • Examine opportunities for alternative suppliers

  • Contract Negotiation - Support contract negotiations with key suppliers for specific commodity• Develop new programs and sources based on purchasing strategy and customer needs• The ability to negotiate pricing and performance measures while discussing options with stakeholders

  • Communications - Proactively communicate and resolve issues with end-users, ensuring customer satisfaction• Candidate will spend significant time selling an idea or a new process internally or negotiating with suppliers externally

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Effective leadership skills

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced, dynamic environment

  • Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills


  • Bachelor's degree required in Supply Management, Business, Economics and/or Finance

  • Master's degree preferred MBA

  • Five (5) years or more in Supply Management / Sourcing profession required

  • ISM Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) -Preferred

Travel: 10%

DOT Regulated: No

Applicants from California, Colorado, New York City, and Washington:

Salary is determined based on internal equity; internal salary ranges; market

data/ranges; applicant’s skills; prior relevant experience; certain degrees or

certifications, etc. The salary for this position ranges from $75K to $95K

Ryder offers comprehensive health and welfare benefits, to include medical,

prescription, dental, vision, life insurance and disability insurance options, as well as paid time off for vacation, illness, bereavement, family and parental leave, and a tax advantaged 401(k) retirement savings plan

Job Category: Procurement

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