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Ryder System Logistics Project Leader in NOVI, Michigan

Position Description

The Logistics Project Leader will be responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement tools to design Supply Chain Solutions for current and future operations. Provides coaching/mentorship to other engineers. Provides regular and proactive communications to customers and Ryder Management.



  • Bachelor's degree in Logistics, Management, or Industrial Engineering or equivalent experience

  • A Minimum of 6 (six) years of related experience is required

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification attainment is required within 12 months of hire


  • American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS) Certification is preferred

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification preferred


  • Collects data and performs statistical analysis

  • Maps and documents processes Independently identifies process gaps; recommends and implements process improvement

  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design transportation operations

  • Establishes and implements performance measures

  • Conducts Supply Chain analyses and recommends alternative strategies

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

  • Provides proposal and presentation support and creation for new business development

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

  • Confers with the Operations

  • Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions

  • Manages multiple projects of small and medium size Leads, coaches, and mentors other engineers

  • Applies Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Statistical Process Controls (SPC) tools

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 2019-75349

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 0671