Ryder System Manager Supply Management - Tires in NOVI, Michigan
The Supplier Manager is responsible for strategic management and implementation of a number of enterprise wide Supply Management Programs.
LOCATION - US - ALL
The strategies, policies, procedures, and training programs will be created and managed by this position in order to support Ryder's Principles of Business Conduct and to ensure that the implementable savings identified during the sourcing process are realized at the quality and service levels expected.
This individual is also responsible for leading continuous improvement efforts within the supply chain.
Internal and external relationships, marketing, operation strategies, and reporting will be effectively managed to ensure optimal program savings are realized through compliance and through process improvements both internal and external to Ryder.
Supplier-negotiated KPI's and other performance metrics will be used to monitor and control the performance of the supplier/Ryder relationship.
Key position parameters are: cost reduction, supplier reduction, administrative effort reduction, speed-to-market, and velocity improvement.
These performance measurements will also be communicated to Sr. Management in order to ensure company sponsorship.
Opportunities for program enhancement and expansion will be actively pursued.
The Supply Management staff will be managed to ensure successful day-to-day and longer-term performance.
Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, finance, supply management, or relevant area of study
Master's degree (MBA) preferred
Ten (10) years or more of experience in purchasing, supplier management, accounts payable and finance
Implement new initiatives using strategic concepts that can be deployed to tactical actions
Make key decisions with minimal or no supervision
Effective presentation, communication, negotiation, and leadership skills are a must in order to influence and persuade
Create performance and exception reporting; measure performance against stated objectives and contractual obligations and implement processes to resolve issues with various levels of field and HQ management; assure that audit and control practices are being followed; recommend consequences for non-compliance to Ryder executive management and report all non-compliance occurrences to the appropriate managers
Establish a program calendar, designate an evaluation team, and conduct meetings
Facilitate problem resolution, communicate program statistics, identify program performance issues, and negotiate contract/pricing details
Establish and manage a process for supplier relations and recruitment
Determine budget requirements. Perform periodic budget reviews
Create performance objectives; supervise daily work activity; and provide timely informal performance reviews
Define the implementation tasks; recruit an implementation tea; create an implementation plan and lead the team through all phases of the plan; identify and drive future program changes, enhancements, and innovative uses; and track benchmarks and best practices for programs of similar size and relevant industry
Define and document program process requirements and create step by step instructions
Develop training formats in accordance with users' needs and geographic locations
Work closely with the Strategic Sourcing team to obtain knowledge of sourcing initiatives and to communicate pending and active programs
Establish hardware and software requirements; work with internal and external business and IT resources to ensure systems meet Ryder's business requirements
Obtain reporting requirements from all internal groups impacted by the Program's process; consolidate requirements and design report creation and distribution process
Obtain and maintain knowledge of all company communications methodologies; submit marketing materials, program policies and processes utilizing all applicable formats, i.e. RIDE, Knowledge center, and newsletters
Create process to ensure cross-functional teamwork for all internal groups impacted by the Program's process
Perform 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 2016-32073
Job Locations US - FL - MIAMI
US - GA - ATLANTA
US - MI - NOVI
US - IL - CHICAGO
US - TX - DALLAS
US - TN - NASHVILLE
US - MD - BALTIMORE
US - NC - CHARLOTTE
US - MA - BOSTON
US - PA - Philadelphia
Posted Date 8/25/2016
Category Vehicle Supply Management
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements 10-20%
Position Code 9498