Ryder System Supplier Enablement Lead in MIAMI, Florida

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The Supplier Enablement Lead is responsible for working with Ryder Category Managers, Business Units and Field Representatives to ensure respective suppliers are prepared to transact according to standards and guidelines. This involves reaching out to suppliers, communicating Ryder's requirements and value proposition, and on-boarding suppliers to Ryder's procurement system. The Supplier Enablement Lead must define the scope, responsibilities, methodology and approach required to enable the supplier base on the Ariba P2P platform as well as respective catalogs. The Supplier Enablement Lead is responsible for supplier training including developing supplier training programs.


  • A Bachelor's degree in Business Administration or a related field is required

  • Experience managing marketing campaigns, delivering training or supporting programs related to large change initiatives

  • Minimum of 5 (five) years of experience in supplier or customer relations and/or business development is required

  • Intermediate Level Skills in MS-Word such as including styles, mail merge, tabs, tables, columns and breaks, graphics, fields, headers and footers, working with margins, page orientation, and spelling/grammar

  • Intermediate Level Skills in MS-Excel such as freezing/unfreezing panes, hiding/un-hiding data, setting print titles & page breaks, linking workbooks, creating external links, re-directing links, customizing toolbars & menus, protecting a worksheet, filtering options, and chart formatting options

  • Intermediate Level Skills in MS-PowerPoint such as working with templates, using multimedia objects and custom animations, adding interactions, and publishing completed presentations


  • Masters degree or MBA preferred

  • Must possess excellent interpersonal skills

  • Excellent written, verbal, and presentation skills are also required

  • A minimum of three (3) to five (5) years experience with large consulting firm, professional services company or comparable experience in systems implementation, process re-engineering or related discipline

  • Broad knowledge of spend management strategies and/or procurement, sourcing, category management, supplier relationship management

  • Demonstrated ability to successfully manage large-scale projects is a plus

  • Experience with Ariba solutions preferred

  • A preference that the candidate have experience in the transportation and/or supply chain industry experience


  • Communicates Supplier Enablement Program benefits, requirements, timelines to suppliers and stakeholders Coordinates and conducts Supplier Conferences via webinar to carry out Supplier Enablement program

  • Drives suppliers to register on the Ariba Network (AN) Communicates the processes for order receipt, delivery, catalogue updates and invoicing with the supplier

  • Trains suppliers in the use of Purchase Order flip, Advance Ship Notices, Order Confirmation, Invoice against Contract, CSV Invoicing

  • Leads supplier connectivity and invoice validation testing Leads technical and commercial validation of the catalogs. Assists in loading catalogs into the Ariba system

  • Communicates to Business Units and P2P program lead as catalogs and suppliers become available

  • Import and Export Catalog Data

  • Run Scheduled Tasks

  • Develop consultative relationships with field business leaders to identify learning and development gaps

  • Act as a subject matter expert and assist in the development internal training and development programs

  • Engage and motivate buyers and suppliers to adopt the P2P process and learn the system and abide by the P2P process

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 2017-37424

Job Locations US - FL - MIAMI

Posted Date 2/6/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 10-20%

Position Code 8813