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Ryder System Senior Reliability Engineer - Remote in Austin, Texas

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This position supports Ryder's FMS reliability and analysis function which has broad responsibility for evaluating the performance of Ryder's revenue earning equipment fleet, including vehicle and component performance


Support the reliability program within Ryder to monitor the quality of vehicles and components provided by our suppliers

Identify systemic issues impacting the quality and reliability of Ryder's fleet and provide support for FMS Leadership in the development of action plans to correct the issues identified

Specifically work in conjunction with OEMs to develop a predictive model (by vehicle make, model and component) that can be integrated with Shop Management Online (SMO) to determine if work being attempted is within expected parameters (MTTF or MTBF) as defined by the engineering models

Identify significant improvement opportunities to support division and corporate objectives

Collect, organize and evaluate data to identify opportunities to improve cost, quality and product line performance

Leverage reliability and fleet operating data to work with other Maintenance Standards and Engineering functions to improve Ryder's PM program and move towards a vehicle specific PM

Prepare and disseminate performance reports for use by Maintenance Operations and assist management in their interpretation and application to improve performance, including detailed monthly analysis of running costs and fleet performance

Work with Vehicle Supply Management to use reliability data to optimize warranty/extended warranty programs

Support process improvement projects designed to promote reliability and product quality

Ensure the integrity of performance systems and reports. Review and report on performance against operational objectives and project success factors


Provide analytical based recommendations to FMS management

Develop vehicle specific running costs models by make and model

Support cost savings initiatives throughout the FMS Maintenance Organization by obtaining raw data and turning it in to useful information

Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree Industrial Engineering or related field.

Master's degree Industrial Engineering or related field preferred.


Four (4) years or more experience in related field, Transportation or Vehicle /Engine Manufacturing industry preferred


Develops and delivers effective presentations.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrates analytical skills.

. Strong research, mathematical modeling and forecasting skills

. Strong organization, prioritization & planning skills

. Able to work cross functionally in order to achieve desired results

. Able to manage multiple projects to timelines

Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors).

Ability to 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


Understanding of relational database; intermediate level.

Knowledge of Lean Manufacturing; advanced level.


Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification (Upon Hire, preferred).

Other American Society for Quality (ASQ) certification

(Upon Hire, preferred).

Other Six Sigma Black/Green Belt certified or trained

(Upon Hire, preferred).



Job Category: Engineering

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