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Ryder System Program Manager - Start Up Team in Fort Worth, Texas

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Be a vital player for one of the largest and most recognizable names in

Logistics, Transportation, Fleet Maintenance and Supply Chain Services in the World!

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 Program Manager 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. This position specifically works with and support our Start-up Effectiveness Team in our Dedicated Transportation vertical.

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.

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!!

Essential Functions

  • 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

Additional Responsibilities

  • 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

  • Decision quality

  • 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

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 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: Project Management

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