Ryder System Carrier Procurement Manager in Fort Worth, Texas
*The physical work location of this role is located in Ft. Worth, TX. You must be willing and able to commute to this location if you wish to be considered for this opportunity.*
MOVE YOUR CAREER FORWARD WITH RYDER!
If you are up to the challenge, Apply Now to work for one of the largest and most respected names in Logistics, Transportation, Fleet Maintenance and Supply Chain Services in the World!
The Carrier Procurement Manager will be responsible for developing/refining the procurement strategy for a portfolio of Fortune 500 clients. This position will work hand-in-hand with strong mentors, talented local operations teams, and supply chain engineers to design, implement, and maintain best in class transportation solutions. Directly engage with supply chain leaders at diverse customer base and within many of the nation's leading transportation service providers. Develop and maintain a network of service providers and be responsible to foster the relationship while engaging them on the best opportunities for our mutual success.
In addition to a comprehensive benefit package, a 401(K) Savings Plan with a company match, discounted stock purchase options and performance-based annual cost of living increases, 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 36,000 employees worldwide.
12 weeks of paid maternity leave.
Additional day of Paid Time Off for Military Veterans.
We are seeking the best and most promising candidates to provide creativity, agility and superior customer service that will exceed our Customer’s expectation. If you possess a strong work ethic and a burning desire to succeed and grow your career, then we have an opportunity for YOU!
You MUST be willing to commit yourself to align with our core values: Trust, Innovation, Expertise, Collaboration and Safety. 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 your work experience and/or education aligns with the Requirements and Responsibilities listed below, APPLY NOW!!
Serves as the liaison between the carrier and the customer. This includes in depth discussions with executive level leadership, understanding what both the carrier and customer needs are in order to align the relationships, acting on behalf of the carrier and/or customer when presenting and educating what the benefits are of building the business relationship
Carrier analysis, price, and service negotiations
Interaction with internal business and support services teams - Promoting strategic procurement vision for client carrier portfolio
RFP creation and responsibility for analysis and strategic carrier selection
Presentation and route guide preparation
Continuous improvement in all segments of the business
ISO procedure creation & maintenance
Assists manager in training of new team members
Performs other duties as assigned.
Skills and Abilities
Ability to handle and analyze large data files and respond with the customer in mind
Able to develop procurement strategy to support client savings goals and business requirements
Ability to conduct presentations internally and externally as a subject matter expert
Strong verbal and written communication skills
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
Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Working knowledge of TM capabilities & industry tools intermediate required
Knowledge of logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components intermediate required
Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc) intermediate required
Working knowledge of standard procurement strategies/principles intermediate required
H.S. diploma/GED required
Bachelor's degree in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain preferred
Two (2) years or more relevant experience in supply chain, logistics, warehouse or industry related field required
One (1) year or more direct supervisory/leadership experience required
Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) is required. advanced required
Logistics industry knowledge advanced required
Knowledge and understanding of Customer/Company local and Federal regulations. advanced required
Fundamental knowledge of Supply Chain Management components. intermediate required
Strong knowledge of Manufacturing and Production advanced required
Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.
Job Category: Logistics
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.
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