Ryder System Program Manager (3PL) - Remote in Chicago, Illinois
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The Manager Program (remote) is the primary point of contact on multiple projects, performs a variety of highly skilled duties such as: assembling, coordinating, and managing multidisciplinary technical review teams made up of professional staff from various departments and functions. Interfaces with the customer and Ryder's technical staff to ensure effective definition of and delivery of projects. Provides regular and proactive communications to customers and Ryder Management.
Key Industry Experience
3PL Project/Program Management Experience
E-Commerce Distribution Management Operational Experience
Warehouse Management Systems Knowledge
Supports business start-ups for medium to large sized programs
Manages assigned projects using program management methodologies and techniques in accordance with established standards
Interacts with customers and internal functional support teams to ensure results are achieved
Develops implementation strategy to meet customer expectations
Develops and manages plans to include scope, time, cost, quality, resources, communications and risks
Coordinates the identification of certification to begin live operations criteria
Monitors post implementation customer expectations and standards
Interacts with multiple levels including Sr. Management within Ryder and client organizations
Contributes to the completion of organizational projects and goals
Works on problems of diverse scope where analysis of situation or data requires evaluation of identifiable factors
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Project management skills
Rapidly learns and applies new information/concepts in Project Management
Builds and manages effective teams
Effective leadership skills
Managing Diversity & Inclusion Innovation Management
Deals with ambiguity
Managerial courage, motivating others
Ability to build strong customer relationships
Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)
Highly thorough and dependable
Approach ability, perseverance, sense of humor, integrity & trust, business acumen
Develops and delivers effective presentations
Demonstrates problem solving skills
Ability to work independently and as a member of a team
Strong verbal and written communication skills
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
Bachelor's degree required Business, Engineering, Supply Chain or minimum of 8 years relevant work experience
Five (5) years or more related experience in Project Management required
Project Management Professional (PMP) Certification
Certified Six Sigma Green Belt
In addition to a comprehensive benefit package, a 401(K) Savings Plan with a company match, discounted stock purchase options, performance-based annual cost of living increases and we are proud to offer:
Comprehensive training and the ability to continue your professional development
Regional and local Ryder resources to help guide and support as we grow this offering.
The stability and peace-of-mind that comes with working for a World-Class, Fortune 500 organization that has been in business for over 85 years with over 40,000 employees worldwide.
We are seeking the best and most promising candidates to provide creativity, agility and superior customer service that will exceed our Customer’s expectation. The ability to embrace and utilize Technology as part of your daily routine is crucial. In addition, YOU are the management and professional representative of the Ryder organization.
If you possess a strong work ethic and a burning desire to succeed and grow your career, and your work experience and/or education aligns with the Requirements and Responsibilities listed below, please APPLY NOW!!
Job Category: Project Management
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