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Ryder System Procurement Customer Logistics Manager - Startups in Tallahassee, Florida

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The Procurement Customer Logistics Manager will oversee the procurement activities for the Startup Effectiveness Team (SET). Responsibilities for this role will include site visits, managing internal conference calls, sourcing and procuring startup items, tracking and follow-up, and miscellaneous startup support as needed.

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!

The Ryder Startup Effectiveness Team (SET) acts as an internal setup consultant within Ryder and handles all aspects of new business startups along with ongoing support of Field Operations. The SET Procurement team is a department within SET to handle all procurement related tasks for startups. In this role, there may be opportunities to support a startup on site as well as opportunities to support existing sites from an operations perspective. The SET Procurement role requires the ability to be self-disciplined and to prioritize work tasks with little supervision.

Travel can be extensive for this role and is expected to be 50 - 95%.

Essential Functions

  • Customer service satisfaction and expectation management (internal and external)

  • Time Management skills – working remotely

  • Manage day-to-day planning and scheduling

  • Hold meetings with Director level on down

  • Ability to learn Ryder’s procurement system and troubleshoot as needed

  • Problem solve and find solutions as needed during the procurement process

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work within international functional teams

  • High level analytical ability where problems are unusual and difficult

  • Demonstrated technical and professional skills in job-related area

  • Off shift support in the event of critical customer network disruption or crisis

  • Makes decisions in a a timely manner

  • Strong oral and written communications 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

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices


  • Associate's degree required

  • Bachelor's degree preferred Related field

  • Five (5) years or more Logistics, Transportation, Warehouse or industry related field experience required

  • Five (5) years or more Previous plant experience required

  • Five (5) years or more Contingency planning and crisis management support experience required

  • One (1) year or more direct supervisory experience required

  • Five (5) years or more 3PL experience required

  • One (1) year or more LLP (lead Logistics Provider) background required




Job Category: Logistics

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