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Ryder System Supply Chain Operations Associate in Tonawanda, New York

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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 ( .

Are you innovative, agile, enjoy a challenging work environment, interested in professional/personal development?

Would you like to work for a Fortune 500 industry-leader with over 80 years of experience and have an opportunity to work with a diverse group of clients where your hard work will have direct impact on their success?

If so, this is the career move you’ve been looking for!

Ryder’s culture fosters growth and opportunity from within and has been a leader in logistics solutions for the automotive industry for nearly 40 years helping the world’s top manufacturers improve speed to market and reduce cost.

As a Supply Chain Operations Associate you will receive training and support from your managers to complete defined processes that drive business excellence. You must be comfortable with fast paced changes and adapt support client needs. This is a high growth opportunity and with a solid track record will you have to opportunity to move into management roles and beyond.

Shift: 3rd Shift - 11: 00 pm - 7:30am - Sunday to Thursday.

Position Details & Preferred Skillset:

  • The successful candidate will be customer-service oriented and have the drive for career progression

  • Ability to communicate effectively with management at all levels

  • Ability to multi-task, work well under pressure, work with a team and be flexible with work schedule

  • As the Customer Logistics Coordinator - MFU, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Monitor global inbound and outbound shipments for direct and indirect material via air, ocean, rail, and over-the-road transportation modes.

  • Maintain, analyze, and reduce premium freight spending

  • Monitor supplier schedules and shipments to protect assembly plant production

  • Manage successful supplier relationships and process requests for escalation to the customer for corrective action.

  • Strong organizational, problem solving and communication skills

  • Manage, track, and drive continuous improvement in our customers material flow operations

  • Some weekends are required

Skills and Abilities

  • 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

  • Strong organizational, problem solving and communication skills

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Flexible work schedule


  • H.S. diploma/GED required

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • One (1) year or more administrative experience preferred. preferred

  • Five (5) years or more relevant experience strongly recommended. preferred

Travel: None

DOT Regulated: None

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you're looking for an opportunity to be an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we're the right company for you.





Job Category: Materials Planning & Scheduling

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