Ryder System Logistics Manager in WARREN, Ohio

Opportunity Details:

Position Description:

The Logistics Manager position is responsible for managing total customer satisfaction in a logistics operation through the implementation and execution of process management.

This individual will sit onsite with both Ryder and the customer employees at the customer’s facility. This is an office role and will not require much time on the plant floor.

Position Details & Preferred Skillset:

  • Experience managing successful customer relationships is required

  • Responsible for managing 18 people between two plants at the customer site

  • Experience with MS Excel is preferred for reporting purposes

  • As the Materials Manager you will:

  • Work directly with the customer attending production meetings

  • Act as the main supplier contact

  • Manage carriers

  • Some weekends and on-call time are required

  • Position reports to an offsite manager

  • Candidates should have a customer-service orientation and the drive for career progression


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Logistics or Transportation or 8 (eight) years of combined college and/or relevant equivalent work experience is required

  • Minimum of 2 (two) years of supervisory experience required

  • Experience with warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems required

  • Experience with ground transportation operations including DOT, OSHA and all related safety regulations


  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in a transportation, warehouse or distribution environment preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office preferred


  • Ensuring flawless execution and adherence to pre-established customer critical success factors

  • Management of all areas of transportation to include safety, transportation, DOT regulation, compliance, P and L responsibility, distribution and customer service

  • Management of assigned direct reports to include employee relation issues, performance management, new employee training and development

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 2017-42469

Job Locations US-OH-WARREN

Posted Date 7/19/2017

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 2175