Ryder System Inventory Manager in Berea, Kentucky
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Inventory Managers are you innovative, agile, enjoy a challenging work environment, interested in professional/personal development and developing others?
Would you like to work for a company whose culture fosters growth and opportunity from within?
How about the opportunity to work with a diverse group of fortune 500 clients and getting to see the impact of your hard work?
If so, this is the career move you’ve been looking for!
The Inventory Manager will be the front line manager to the warehouse associates and anything that occurs in the field. You will be the first to be engaged with the staff while simultaneously driving business excellence through quality metrics. You’ll be energized by leading, gaining buy in, and support from your staff as well as your leadership team.
You must be comfortable with fast paced changes and adapt to rapidly changing client needs. Consistently monitor staff performance to effectively coach and influence staff performance. With winning comes additional autonomy to make additional impact on the client and your organizations bottom end. You thrive in a culture where you are responsible for safety, performance, innovation, success and are most comfortable being responsible for each of them.
This is a high growth opportunity. With a solid track record you will have the opportunity to move into more senior management roles and beyond. You will have strong management skills and drive performance through KPI’s and process improvements.
Schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00 am - 3:30 pm. Some Saturdays required.
Supervise, coordinate and oversee day to day logistics operations;
Plan and review, in collaboration with the Logistics Manager, all logistics processes, ensuring that they meet the company standards and customer service specifications
Establish work schedules and procedures and coordinate activities of the workers to ensure optimal shift/team logistics
Accountable for site Key Performance Indication (KPI)
Working in collaboration with customer in all aspect of operations
Meet regularly with team members collectively, as well as on an individual basis to monitor progress towards meeting objectives, track performance, coach and counsel as well as recognizing team and individual successes
Cultivate team spirit with a Diversity and Inclusion initiative and promote cooperation by seeking opportunities to improve internal processes
Carry out performance evaluations of the team members and recommend performance awards and/or merit increases when appropriate
Address performance problems through corrective action and disciplinary process
Understand labor agreement and maintain positive labor relations with all employees
Responsible for implementation of health & safety and security initiatives, practices and behaviors and adherence to company rules and policies
Provide appropriate orientation for employees and Lead Hands and give them the information, technology and any material necessary to perform their jobs
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Instills commitment to organizational goals
Strong planning skills
Effective leadership skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Diverse team environment
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Possesses a high degree of initiative
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
College degree/Technical Certification required in Business, Logistics, Transportation or a related field. Combination of other education and experiences will be considered
Three (3) years or more supervisory position experience in a warehouse environment or in Transportation required
Three (3) years or more experience in monitoring, evaluating and rewarding employee performance required
Three (3) years or more experience in performance management taking into account progressive discipline required
Three (3) years or more experience preparing and conducting meetings (H&S and Employee committee) required
Three (3) years or more experience investigating and reporting workplace accidents and incidents required
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.
Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.