Ryder System International Logistics Manager in WARREN, Michigan

Position Description

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

Would you like to work for aFortune 500 industry-leader with over 80 years of experience and have anopportunity 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. Ryderhas been a leader inlogistics solutions for the automotive industry and has operated behind the scenes for nearly 40 years,helping the world’s top manufacturers improve speed to market and reduce cost.

As an International Logistics Manager , you will be a front line supervisor interacting directly with the client to drive business excellence through qualitymetrics. You will also be Ryder’s liaison on site. This is a high growth opportunity, and with a solid track record you will have the opportunityto move into more senior management roles and beyond.

Position Details & Preferred Skillset:

  • Candidates should have a customer-service orientation and the drive for career progression

  • Experience managing successful customer relationships is required to drive safety, performance, innovation, and success.

  • Responsible for managing multiple people and adapting to clientneeds

  • Consistently monitor your team’s performance to effectively coach and influence continuous improvements

  • Experience with MS Excel is preferred for reporting purposes

  • As the Logistics Manager your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Manage, track, and drive continuous improvement in our customer’s international logistics operations

  • 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

  • Provide freight cost estimates

  • Work with customer engineering functional teams to support vehicle launch programs.

  • Monitor carrier performance and address any performance concerns

  • Support customer initiatives including Short Lead Time, Controlled External Transportation, scheduled shipping/receiving, and export compliance

  • Some weekends and on-call time are required


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Logistics or Transportation or 8 (eight) years of combined college and/or relevant equivalent work experience is required

  • Minimum of 2 (two) years of supervisory experience required

  • Experience with warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems required

  • Experience with ground transportation operations including DOT, OSHA and all related safety regulations


  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred

  • 3-5 years of experience in a transportation, warehouse or distribution environment preferred

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office preferred


  • Ensuring flawless execution and adherence to pre-established customer critical success factors

  • Management of all areas of transportation to include safety, transportation, DOT regulation, compliance, P and L responsibility, distribution and customer service

  • Management of assigned direct reports to include employee relation issues, performance management, new employee training and development

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 2019-68563

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 2175