Ryder System Employee Relations Specialist in MIAMI, Florida

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

The Employee Relations Specialist is responsible for administering Ryder HR Connect program designed to ensure appropriate and consistent treatment of all employee relations issues reported by the employees through that mechanism. They will conduct Human Resources (HR) related investigations and provide recommendations to Human Resources and Operational Management.

He/She will review HR investigations for thoroughness and provide feedback to the field HR. They will analyzes and interpret HR Connect data to incorporate information into the Board of Director reports, as well as to monitor employee relations trends in order to aid field HR in addressing them accordingly. This position will provide guidance and interpretation of policies and procedures as well as training in accordance with applicable anti-discrimination laws and company policies and procedures to minimize the company's legal liability and conducts on-site or remote audits for compliance with local, state, federal laws and company policies and procedures.


  • Bachelor's degree in human resources, organizational management, law or equivalent

  • Five (5) years or more experience in HR compliance, HR generalist or employee relations

  • Ability to:

  • Conduct sensitive investigations and identify violations of federal, state and local regulations and/or violations of company policies and procedures

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

  • Work independently with minimal supervision

  • Strong analytical skills and advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Strong oral and written communications skills

  • 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

  • Knowledge of

  • Microsoft Office Suite (intermediate level)

  • Human Resources compliance issues (intermediate level)

  • Statistical analysis (intermediate level)

  • Reporting methodology (intermediate level)

  • Knowledge of reporting methodology (intermediate level)


  • Oversee daily administration of HR Connect, HR Connect International,and HR Hotline. Conduct and participate in all phases of local HR investigations. Review of HR field investigations. Provide guidance and interpretation of policies and procedures. Provide advice and recommendations on proper handling of employee relation issue to site managers and HR

  • Analyze and interprets various data for Board of Director reports, employee relations trends and other pertinent areas

  • Conduct on site or remote audits for compliance with local, state, and federal laws, as well as Ryder policies and procedures

  • Train field personnel and HR on HR Connect system, investigative protocols and Ryder policies and procedures as applicable

  • May supervise the day-to-day activities/responsibilities of HR Coordinator(s) and other junior staff

  • Performs 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 2017-43346

Job Locations US-FL-MIAMI

Posted Date 7/14/2017

Category Human Resources

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 30-40%

Position Code 8275