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Ryder System Automation Maintenance Manager in Glen Burnie, Maryland

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The Automation Maintenance Manager position is responsible for daily equipment and building maintenance support.

Experience needed:

  • 8 years of maintenance management experience while supervising others, background with maintenance software, excel, word needed.

  • Interface with clients, peers and experience with managing vendors a must.

  • Technical skills: Background with Electrical, PLC’s, Mechanical required, experience with conveyance systems a plus.

Personal attributes needed for this role:

Detail oriented, a great multi tasker, knows how to prioritize well, physically capable of dealing with heavy workload, adaptable and needs to promote safety where ever applied, able to manage multiple vendors at once, along with staff and timelines that need to be achieved on time delivery is a must. Needs to be able to work alone and being a self-starter is very important.

Essential Functions

  • Interface directly with the customer to ensure issues are resolved in a timely manner while maintaining a high level of customer satisfaction.

  • Work with automation vendors to troubleshoot system issues and resolving warranty claims.

  • Carry out preventative PM’s while utilizing Advanced Maintenance Management Software.

  • Strategic operational planning and execution for the operation.

  • Identify and/or solve operational issues with conveyance and robotic equipment while implementing continuous improvement and LEAN initiatives, to strengthen team unity, goals, productivity and results.

  • Hire, supervise, develop and manage performance for technicians and maintain a positive employee relations environment at assigned account(s).

  • Maintain open and effective communications within the work group(s) and with other work groups within the organization. Review data, identify and implement necessary actions as required.

  • Lead a proactive safety program within the work group(s) consistent with company policy in order to provide a safe and secure work environment. Instruct and enforce location safety management plans, training and processes. Monitor the maintenance of equipment for assigned work group(s) by using checklists and observations as required.

Preferred Experience

  • Experience using and trouble-shooting automation control issues using Warehouse Control Systems (WCS) and Warehouse Execution Systems (WMS)

  • Experience maintaining spare parts inventories and Preventive Maintenance schedules using a Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS)

  • Experience working in a distribution center that was managed with a Warehouse Management System (WMS)

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent problem solving skills.

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with demonstrated leadership capabilities.

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

  • Ability to work independently and as 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.

  • Strong organization, analytical, and computer skills.

  • Ability to create and develop an inclusive and engaged work environment.


  • Bachelor's degree in electrical or electronics engineering or equivalent is required or a minimum of 8 years of relevant verifiable work experience.



Job Category: Operations and Support

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Requisition ID: R29341

Job Type: Full time

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.