Ryder System Customer Logistics Supervisor - Packaging in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Position Description

Supervise the daily and weekly activities that occur within assigned area of the operation; provide leadership, motivation, training, and development of workforce; execute against customer requirements; participate in continuous improvement activities as part of the site management team; ensure company policies are followed and develop a positive work culture.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Prioritize and manage the daily workload. Adjust staffing to ensure orders are completed to meet order due dates.

  • Manage WIP to ensure appropriate work levels are available to begin the next shift

  • Effectively develop, communicate and train associates on SOP’s

  • Convey key information during pre-shift meetings

  • Promote a friendly environment, good morale and cooperation among team members

Non-Essential, but preferred skill sets.

  • Experience with Military Packaging and Labeling (MIL-STD-129, MIL-STD-130 and MIL-STD-2073).

  • Packaging of large vehicle parts in crates, gaylords and on pallets.

  • Familiarity with NELMA requirements.

  • Experience with hazmat packaging.


  • High School diploma or GED equivalent required

  • Experience with DOT, OSHA, and all related safety regulations required

  • Minimum of 6 (six) months supervisory experience required


  • 1-3 Years of experience in a transportation, warehouse or distribution environment preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Preferred

  • Knowledge/Experience in transportation environment, (i.e. Shipping, receiving and inventory management, distribution or dispatch) preferred

  • Knowledge of warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems preferred


  • Performance management of direct reports. Developing direct reports

  • Employee relations/issue resolution New employee training

  • Disciplinary actions

  • Quality assurance Administrative duties

  • Customer satisfaction/problem resolution

  • Ensure functional area meets all productivity goals and objectives

  • Safety management and reporting

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 2018-62849

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 9977