Ryder System Director, Supply Chain Management Solutions in NOVI, Michigan

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Position Description:

The Director, Supply Chain Solutions is responsible for inbound network design and engineering for a large Automotive OEM customer within North America. This includes, but is not limited to, supply chain planning, cost savings generation and operating plan implementation for 40+ manufacturing facilities. They are responsible for the development and maintenance of an innovative and collaborative culture that cultivates world class solutions and motivates a creative and energized team. They will be accountable for the leadership, vision and direction of a team of 50+ team members supporting the network design function for an expansive supply chain across North America. The ideal candidate will have a proven track record in managing the strategic voice of the customer, collaborating across verticals, leading large teams as well as developing high potential team members.


  • Bachelor's degree required

  • A minimum of 5 (five) years leasing/transportation related experience

  • 10 (ten) years product management experience


  • Masters Degree preferred

  • Excellent facilitation, collaboration, analytical and communication skills


  • Responsible for collaborating with the Director, Market Research and Sales Support in the areas detailed below

  • Responsible for applying, and directly influencing, the use of Ryder's database marketing activity and analysis as it relates to the product line

  • Market assessment: General market conditions Competitive environment Market size, market segmentation and profit potential Strategic Product Definition: Define product strategy and Ryder Value Proposition (e.g. what to sell, to whom, how profitable, competitive intensity, Ryder competitive advantage, long term outlook)

  • Develop marketing programs to improve market position and deliver profitable growth through targeted lead generation activity

  • Assess and monitor product line performance on an on-going basis

  • Determine needed product improvements and/or enhancements and develop product extension strategies in response Work with solutions development group to achieve strategy by taking into consideration such points as: Human Resources, Process, Technology, Cost, Other Design considerations, Product deployment strategy

  • Pricing: Collaborate with Finance to ensure the pricing strategy is both competitive and profitable Product Launch: Collaborate with Solutions and Execution Standards Group to deliver solutions to customers appropriately

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 2017-36411

Job Locations US - MI - NOVI

Posted Date 1/9/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 10-20%

Position Code 9286