Ryder System Purchasing Analyst I in MIAMI, Florida
The Purchasing Analyst I will be responsible for tactical, daily processing of vehicle purchase orders and revisions for all equipment types.
She/he will effectively execute the review of sample purchase order content (specifications) for compatibility, adherence to approval requirements, maintenance of proper documentation and communication with the sales and lease administration teams to ensure optimal program savings, processes and compliance.
The incumbent will actively identify opportunities for process enhancements.
Associate's degree in business preferred
Up to a year of experience in purchasing, logistics, and/or product support preferred
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Effective interpersonal skills
Strong technical aptitude
Superior product knowledge
Excellent customer service skills
Quickly respond to changing assignments, work settings and priorities
Demonstrate analytical and problem solving skills
Present information and ideas clearly and understandably to others
Demonstrate a high commitment to quality
MS Office programs (intermediate level)
Truck Marketing Institute medium and heavy duty courses preferred
Review and process purchase orders and revisions for all types of equipment for national, local and inside sales; review sample purchase order (SPO) content to ensure specification compatibility when processing purchase orders; process orders created in-house as directed; and maintain proper documentation as orders are processed.
Prioritize revisions and order release for on-ground units; apply correct vehicle specification system (VSS) codes to all purchase orders as appropriate; complete all required workflow documents and procedures associated with the management of all purchase orders; observe guidelines and follow-up with approval requirements for specification content, early replacement approval, and capital expenditures; and manage the process and workload to ensure prompt and accurate release of purchase orders and revisions.
Review all equipment types included on a single purchase order to ensure major specification compatibility, coordinate delivery instructions and requested delivery dates across all types; suggest alternative specifications and/or solutions, if applicable; and document savings when realized.
Contact original equipment manufacturers (OEMs), dealers or non-standard suppliers to obtain copies of quotes, missing or incorrect specifications, verify delivery schedules and freight requirements
Observe supplier's scheduling and currency exchange deadlines and prioritize order release
Ensure production schedules and order guidelines are met
Respond to field inquiries and e-mails promptly
Follow up with respective salespeople when suppliers have issues to make sure all are resolved and handled in a timely manner
Contact salesperson or lease administrator when changes are required
Obtain approval from salespeople prior to making specification changes on purchase orders
Proactively communicate any problems that arise or recurrent issues to management
Analyze exception reports and communicate any issues to management
Mail, e-mail, fax, print and/or re-print purchase orders to suppliers
Maintain general industry awareness of current market trends, changes in the industry and government mandates
Attend supplier training programs
Complete work related training courses as assigned
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 2018-56687
Category Vehicle Supply Management
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements 0-10%
Position Code 1348