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Ryder System Supply Chain Group Logistics Manager II in Plainfield, Illinois

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We are immediately hiring a Group Logistics Manager, in Plainfield, IL, for our Supply Chain Solutions division. Apply here today to speak with a Recruiter about the position and perks of joining our Ryder Ever Better Team.

  • Pay Type: Exempt / Salary paid Twice Per Month

  • Annual Salary Pay: $120,000-$140,000 per year based on experience

  • Annual Bonus Potential: Up to 20% of base salary

  • Experience managing a large DC or multiple sites is preferred

  • Experience leading a large workforce is preferred

  • Experience in a customer facing role is preferred

Check out our Senior Logistics Manager position:


When Fortune 500 businesses and new startups need supply chain solutions, they look to our industry-leading logistics experts. At Ryder, there is more to being a supply chain professional than working on some of the nation’s biggest brands. We make sure you are also getting the diverse experience, advancement opportunities, all from an industry-leading Fortune 500 company.

Here are a few of the many benefits when working with us:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits start at 30 Days

  • 401 (K) Savings Plan with a company match

  • Discounted employee stock purchase options

  • Quality employee discounts that actually save you money on tools, cars, appliances, travel and more

  • All major holidays paid and Paid time off within your first year

  • Up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave

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We want YOU to join our family made up of Proud Women and Men in Logistics who work alongside Military Reserve and Veterans we hire every day!

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The Group Manager Logistics II is is typically responsible for multiple locations for one large customer or multiple customer accounts with approximately $8M to $11M in operating revenue taking into consideration business complexity. It includes the management and improvement of services provided to the customer(s), as well as the development and implementation of customer performance measurements. May assist with business development initiatives and new locations startups. This position is responsible for leading, guiding, training and directing Logistics Managers (LM), Senior Logistics Managers (SLM), and/or Group Logistics Managers (GLM). This position has profit and loss responsibility for assigned account(s).

All work is subject to review by the DCL and Ryder Corporate Process Owners such as Finance, Human Resources, Safety, etc. Error could result in customer dissatisfaction, loss of inventory, loss of profit, safety or security incident.

Essential Functions

  • Identify and/or solve operational issues with the account(s) by implementing continuous improvement and LEAN initiatives, to strengthen team unity, goals, productivity and results.

  • Manage one or more customer account(s) to meet established metrics and performance expectations. Manage the customer relationship and identify potential opportunities for business growth.

  • Ensure financial objectives are met and grow revenue for assigned account(s).

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

  • Hire, train, supervise, and coach/mentor direct reports and management team.

  • Maintain a proactive safety program within the account(s) consistent with company policy in order to provide a safe and secure work environment.

  • Manage the profit and loss statements for assigned account(s) and implement actions as needed.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Excellent problem solving skills, use of formal Root Cause Countermeasure Systems preferred

  • Excellent oral and written communications skills with demonstrated leadership capabilities

  • Strong organization, analytical and computer skills

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

  • Ability to create and develop an inclusive and engaged work environment across the enterprise

  • Effectively guide profit and loss actions using current data sets

  • 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

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of warehouse operations/solutions, distribution, transportation and carrier management at a strategic leveladvanced preferred

  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) .advanced preferred

  • Knowledge of OSHA required; DOT and Hazmat knowledge based on the account(s)advanced required

  • Knowledge of Lean principles, systems and tools advanced required


  • Bachelor's degree in business, logistics, supply chain or an additional two (2) years of relevant work experience required

  • Master's degree preferred

  • Six (6) years or more relevant experience in supply chain, logistics, warehouse or industry related field. required

  • Five (5) years or more managing, leading and developing direct reports required

  • Five (5) years or more managing large multi-level teams preferred

  • Four (4) years or more Profit & Loss responsibility preferred

  • Four (4) years or more demonstrated experience developing and implementing complete logistics solutions and project management skills required

  • Three (3) years or more prior experience in leading teams in a LEAN work environment preferred

  • Two (2) years or more customer interaction required

  • Two (2) years or more managing customer KPIs required

  • Two (2) years or more experience providing customer and senior level management presentations preferred

  • Some sales experience preferred

  • Some multi-client experience preferred

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of warehouse operations/solutions, distribution, transportation and carrier management at a strategic level. advanced preferred

  • Knowledge of Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) .advanced preferred

  • Knowledge of OSHA required; DOT and Hazmat knowledge based on the account(s). advanced required

  • Knowledge of Lean principles, systems and tools. advanced required

Travel: 40-50%

DOT Regulated: No

Job Category: Logistics

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