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Ryder System Manager Continuous Improvement (Transportation Management) in Franklin, Tennessee

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Summary

The Manager Engineering is responsible for the analysis and utilization of continuous improvement methodology to lead the design of complex Supply chain Solutions for current and future operations. Responsible for the management of other engineers. Provides regular and proactive communications to customers and Ryder Senior Management.

Essential Functions

  • Manages multiple and complex Supply chain projects

  • Supervises a team of engineers (hire, promote, coach, development and performance management)

  • Actively supports the sales process and creates high quality solutions and designs

  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design distribution and/or transportation operations

  • Establishes and implements performance measures

  • Provides proposal and presentation support and development

  • Provides resource planning based on priorities and demand signals

Additional Responsibilities

  • Independently identifies process gaps, recommends and implements process improvement

  • Makes inventory and/or Supply Chain strategy recommendations

  • May assist in providing logistics training as part of Ryder Academy

  • Effectively interacts with customers, Sales and Operations to create value propositions

  • Confers with Engineering and Operations Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

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

  • Possesses strong technical aptitude

  • Effective leadership skills

  • Decision quality, dealing with ambiguity, business acumen, managing & measuring work, developing, direct and motivate direct reports and othersInnovation managementCommand skills, managing vision and purpose

  • 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

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

  • Seeks to acquire knowledge in area of specialty

  • Fast learner

  • Demonstrates problem solving skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Develops and delivers effective presentations

  • Builds and manages effective teams

  • Ability to build strong customer relationships

  • Total Work Systems (TQM) advanced required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required in Engineering, Business, Supply chain or minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience

  • Master's degree preferred Industrial Engineering and/or Masters Degree

  • Eight (8) years or more Related work experience required

  • Total Work Systems (TQM) advanced required

  • Certified Six Sigma Green Belt

  • Production and Inventory Management (CPIM)

DOT Regulated

No

Job Category

Engineering

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