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Ryder System Maintenance Mechanic (Forklift) in Fort Worth, Texas

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Job Description Maintenance Mechanics (Forklift) , are you innovative, agile, enjoy a challenging work environment, interested in professional/person development and developing others?

Would you like to work for a company whose culture fosters growth and opportunity from within?

How about the opportunity to work with a diverse group of fortune 500 clients and getting to see the impact of your hard work?

If so, this is the career move you’ve been looking for!

You must be comfortable with fast paced changes and adapt to a rapidly changing client needs. With winning comes additional autonomy to make additional impact on the client and your organizations bottom end. You thrive in a culture where you are responsible for building and machinery maintenance, performance, innovation, success and are most comfortable being responsible for each of them.

  • Examine and perform testing on machinery for malfunctions

  • Complete preventative machinery maintenance.

  • Perform emergency repairs on several varieties of machinery, including conveyors, dock doors, palletizers, wrap machinery, and electric forklifts

  • Ability to coordinate with vendors for major repairs

  • Communication with all positions on site and our customer

  • Leadership

  • Forklift maintenance (replace hoses, controllers, etc…)

  • General Maintenance i.e.…plumbing and electrical

  • Budget management

  • Order parts

  • Vendor management

  • GMP training/engagement with new vendors



Must have experience with a fleet of electric forklifts, electrical, and plumbing repair.

Schedule: Monday - Friday 1st Shift.

Essential Functions

  • Manage the customers J.I.T. inbound movement of production material and outbound flow of all dunnage in an efficient manner according to predetermined parameters, while reacting to day to day logistics exceptions

  • Meet regularly with Central Engineering and Logistics team, to review current Logistics requirements and performance to Cube Utilization targets as well as review and develop future Logistics needs based on Customer requirements

  • Ensure carrier compliance to a predetermined set of parameters, conduct OS&D investigations, manage Carrier Claim process

  • Provide regular, timely reports and accountable for onsite Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

  • Plan, conduct and review safety audits and cube utilization audits, ensuring all parameters are met and continuous improvement initiatives are followed

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Instills commitment to organizational goals

  • Strong planning skills

  • Results oriented with high degree of initiative

  • Effective leadership skills

  • Motivating skills

  • Effective interpersonal skills

  • Diverse team environment

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Possesses a high degree of initiative

  • Ability to create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, supervisors)

  • Ability to work independently and as a member of a team

  • Flexibility to operate and self-driven to excel in a fast-paced environment

  • Capable of multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices


  • College degree/Technical Certification required Business, Logistics, Transportation or a related field. Combination of other education and experiences will be considered

  • Three (3) years or more Experience in a similar Transportation/Logistics related field required

  • Three (3) years or more Experience in utilizing Excel VLookups, Macros and Formulas required



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Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America’s largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.