Ryder System Material Follow Up Coordinator JIT in FORT WAYNE, Indiana
Are you innovative, agile, enjoy a challenging work environment, interested in professional/personal development?
Would you like to work for aFortune 500 industry-leader with over 80 years of experience and have anopportunity to work with a diverse group of clients where your hard work will have direct impact on their success?
If so, this is the career move you’ve been looking for!
Ryder’s culture fosters growth and opportunity from within and has been a leader inlogistics solutions for the automotive industry for nearly 40 years helping the world’s top manufacturers improve speed to market and reduce cost.
As a Customer Logistics Coordinator, internally referred to as Material Follow Up Coordinator, you will receive training and support from your managers to complete defined processes that drive business excellence. You must be comfortable with fast paced changes and adapt support client needs. This is a high growth opportunity and with a solid track record will you have to opportunity to move into management roles and beyond.
Position Details & Preferred Skillset:
The successfulcandidate will be customer-service oriented and have the drive for career progression
Ability to communicate effectively with management at all levels
Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, work with a team and be flexible with work schedule
As the Customer Logistics Coordinator - MFU, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:
Monitor global inbound and outbound shipments for direct and indirect material via air, ocean, rail, and over-the-road transportation modes.
Maintain, analyze, and reduce premium freight spending
Monitor supplier schedules and shipments to protect assembly plant production
Manage successful supplier relationships and process requests for escalation to the customer for corrective action.
Strong organizational, problem solving and communication skills
Manage, track, and drive continuous improvement in our customers material flow operations
Some weekends are required
High school diploma or GED equivalent
Bachelor's degree preferred
One (1) year or more of administrative experience preferred
Five (5) years or more relevant experience strongly recommended
Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, and supervisors)
Work independently and as member of a team, and multi-task
Accommodate a flexible work schedule
Prioritize, organize and accomplish work
Flexibility to operate, and self-driven to excel, in a fast-paced pressure driven environment
Capability for multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills
Strong organizational, problem solving and communication skills; detail-oriented with excellent follow-up practices
Strong verbal and written communication skills
MGO -GM's MRP system (intermediate level) preferred
Transportation management (intermediate level) preferred
Material flow as it relates to manufacturing processes (intermediate level) preferred
Follow-up all purchased parts to ensure shipment and on-time delivery performance to support production requirements
Serve as main point of contact for all suppliers; provide direction to suppliers regarding ship schedule requirements and containment plan when behind schedule; includes decision making on timing for supplier ship schedules - allowing them to push material out, pull ahead, and expedite material as needed, based on inventory coverage at plant
Track critical parts and develop/execute containment plan to ensure no interruptions or down time to manufacturing line, inclusive of decision making on mode and required delivery window to ensure continuity of production
Coordinate and/or arrange for alternative sources of material, requests for spot buys, if necessary (SPO and other GM Plants); independent monitoring, set-up, and cancellation of truck loads for material pick-up, as necessary to support schedule variations; ensure proper material coverage at lowest possible cost for customer
Review part buffers to determine that they cover build requirements(metal centers and powertrain); document and manage S and AV code exceptions (assembly plants), including alarm interval maintenancel determine root-cause and take appropriate actionMGO data maintenance; maintain accurate inventory levels in MGO, making appropriate adjustments where necessary; make judgments on posting inventory adjustments based on investigation and analysis; and investigate and process any record adjustment requests from the previous shift
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 2019-70276
Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements 0-10%
Position Code 8173