Ryder System Assistant Manager of Procurement in FORT WORTH, Texas

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

The Assistant Manager of Procurement is responsible for the preparation of RFP packages and for carrier price and service negotiations. S/he will support market research, RFP analysis and carrier selection. Additionally, the incumbent will monitor RFP interaction with carriers, client ops teams and clients as well as ISO procedure maintenance. The Assistant Manager of Procurement will assist the manager in training (MIT) and serve as a mentor to buyers and analysts, as well as participate in Six Sigma initiatives and implementations.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, logistics, or related field of study

  • Minimum of seven (7) years of industry related experience

  • Experience with conducting presentations and supervising others

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Ability to:

  • Work effectively with others (customers, carriers & Ryder)

  • Handle and analyze large data files and respond with the customer in mind

  • Knowledge of:

  • Logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components

  • TM capabilities - TM, CM, ROL, etc

Responsibilities:

  • Perform carrier analysis, create RFP(s), negotiate price and service, and support carrier selection

  • Prepare presentation and route guide

  • Interact with internal business and support service teams

  • Prepare for carrier/client meetings and carrier development

  • Manage client interaction

  • Create ISO procedure; maintenance of ISO procedure

  • Assist manager in training and serves as a mentor to buyers and analyst

  • Participate in Six Sigma initiatives

  • Develop procurement strategy to support client savings goals and business requirements

  • Perform other duties as assigned

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.

Requisition ID 2016-35428

Job Locations US - TX - FORT WORTH

Posted Date 12/16/2016

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 20-30%

Position Code 9367