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Ryder System Transportation Procurement Manager in Novi, Michigan

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You are the driving force behind our company.

Start your career with Ryder today!

MOVE YOUR CAREER FORWARD WITH RYDER !

During these unprecedented times, Ryder is on the front lines ensuring that essential items and goods make it to our customers and businesses across North America; all while focusing on leading the industry in keeping our employees and customers safe, protected and healthy. Come join our mission and become a vital player in keeping the global economy running!

If you are up to the challenge, Apply Now to work for one of the largest and most respected names in Logistics, Transportation, Fleet Maintenance and Supply Chain Services in the World!

The Transportation Procurement Manager will be responsible for developing/refining the procurement strategy for a portfolio of Fortune 500 clients. This position will work hand-in-hand with strong mentors, talented local operations teams, and supply chain engineers to design, implement, and maintain best in class transportation solutions. Directly engage with supply chain leaders at diverse customer base and within many of the nation's leading transportation service providers. Develop and maintain a network of service providers and be responsible to foster the relationship while engaging them on the best opportunities for our mutual success.

In addition to a comprehensive benefits package, a 401(K) Savings Plan with a company match, discounted stock purchase options and performance-based annual cost of living increases, we are proud to offer:

  • Comprehensive training and the ability to directly affect your income and work/life balance based on your personal performance.

  • Internal management development with a clear line-of-sight and time-frame to your next-level position.

  • Additional and local Ryder resources and business verticals to help overcome any obstacle or challenge you encounter.

  • The stability and peace-of-mind that comes with working for a World-Class, Fortune 500 organization that has been in business for over 85 years with over 36,000 employees worldwide.

We are seeking the best and most promising candidates to provide creativity, agility and superior customer service that will exceed our Customer’s expectation. If you possess a strong work ethic and a burning desire to succeed and grow your career, then we have an opportunity for YOU!

You MUST be willing to commit yourself to align with Ryder's core values: Communication, Honesty, Performance Excellence and be able to embrace and utilize Technology as part of your daily routine.

In addition, YOU are the management and professional representative of the Ryder organization.

If you work experience and/or education aligns with the Requirements and Responsibilities listed below, APPLY NOW!!

Essential Functions

  • Serves as the liaison between the carrier and the customer. This includes in depth discussions with executive level leadership, understanding what both the carrier and customer needs are in order to align the relationships, acting on behalf of the carrier and/or customer when presenting and educating what the benefits are of building the business relationship

  • Carrier analysis, price, and service negotiations

  • Interaction with internal business and support services teams - Promoting strategic procurement vision for client carrier portfolio

  • RFP creation and responsibility for analysis and strategic carrier selection

  • Presentation and route guide preparation

Additional Responsibilities

  • Market research

  • Continuous improvement in all segments of the business

  • ISO procedure creation & maintenance

  • Assists manager in training of new team members

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to handle and analyze large data files and respond with the customer in mind

  • Able to develop procurement strategy to support client savings goals and business requirements

  • Ability to conduct presentations internally and externally as a subject matter expert

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • 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

  • Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Working knowledge of TM capabilities & industry tools intermediate required

  • Knowledge of logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components intermediate required

  • Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc) intermediate required

  • Working knowledge of standard procurement strategies/principles intermediate required

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree required Business, Logistics or related field

  • Five (5) years or more Industry related experience required

  • One (1) year or more prior experience conducting presentations to both internal & external customers required

  • One (1) year or more prior experience in negotiations and building strategic business relationships required

  • Working knowledge of TM capabilities & industry tools intermediate required

  • Knowledge of logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components intermediate required

  • Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc) intermediate required

  • Working knowledge of standard procurement strategies/principles intermediate required

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Job Category: Procurement

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