Ryder System Warehouse / Distribution Manager - 1st Shift in LAKE ORION, Michigan

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

The Distribution Manager is a Mid-level manager role dedicated to one logistics account and is responsible for aspects of operations and account management. The Distribution Manager is primarily responsible for the leadership of direct reports as well as the attainment of daily operational goals and objectives within an assigned functional area or account.

Nice-to-Have requirements:

  • Distribution experience in a Big Box warehouse 400k sqft or larger

  • Experience with high volume centers

  • Experience with new business star-ups

  • WMS Experience

  • Some exposure to financial responsibility and reporting (P&L experience)

  • Managing hourly employees in a Union environment

  • Great communication skills

This is a 1st Shift position starting at 7am Monday through Friday


  • Work / Life Balance

  • Insurance Coverage: Medical, Dental, Vision, Life

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Reduced stock purchase plan

  • Paid time off

  • Tuition reimbursement

  • Career Growth


  • Associates degree or 4 years of related experience is required

  • Advanced Level Skills in MS Excel such as keyboard short cuts, creating macros, merge, merge queries, templates, table techniques, and working with images and text

  • Minimum 1 (one) year of supervisory experience required

  • Experience with ground transportation operations including DOT, OSHA and all related safety regulations


  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Three to five years experience in logistics, transportation, warehouse or industry related field is preferred

  • Knowledge/Experience in transportation environment (i.e., Shipping, receiving and inventory management, distribution or dispatch preferred)

  • Knowledge of warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems preferred

  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred


  • Attainment of productivity goals resolving customer issues

  • Quality Assurance Safety Management and reporting New Employee training

  • Employee relations solutions Individual will be working in a dynamic environment focusing on delivery of continuous measurable improvement to the customer

  • Ensure functional area meets all productivity goals and objectives

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 2017-43011

Job Locations US-MI-LAKE ORION

Posted Date 7/17/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 2174