Ryder System Logistics & Transportation Clerk - Multiple Shifts in NOVI, Michigan

Position Description

The Logistics and Transportation Clerk is an essential member of the Operations department. As a Logistics and Transportation Clerk for Ryder System, Inc. your job duties include, but are not limited to the following: working directly with the in-plant Ryder resources and partner dedicated carriers through email, phone and Ryders proprietary software systems. Expectations are the ability to communicate verbally in a high volume environment, as well as completing detailed work that requires multitasking. Clerks must maintain a high level of customer service that includes written and verbal skills appropriate for a professional interaction with a corporate customer.

A Logistics Clerk must be able to identify critical problems and follow a specified chain of escalation. Prioritizing standard work and having flexibility to adjust tasks based on daily requirements is an essential skill. Candidates will be expected to have a basic familiarity with Windows based workstations and experience with Microsoft Office suite is a preference but not required. Work history dealing with the Transportation or Logistics field is a plus but will be part of introductory training.

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent is required

  • Basic computer skills required such working with windows, using the task bar, minimize/maximize/close buttons, and highlight copy/paste

  • Basic MS Word skills such as centering text, changing font size and style, line spacing, page numbers, spell check, and margin set up

  • Basic MS Excel skills such as understanding rows and columns, inserting rows, deleting rows, selecting cells, inserting worksheets, saving, closing and the save as button

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written

  • Strong interpersonal skills preferred

Responsibilities

The position responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Organizing, filing, and general clerical work

  • Opening and distributing mail

  • Word processing and/or typing

  • Answering the telephone with professional courtesy

  • Other tasks 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.

Job Locations US-MI-NOVI

Posted Date 2 months ago

Requisition ID 2017-44717

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Ryder Temp Employee (3)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 0081