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Logistics Lead

Company: Ryder System
Location: Novi
Posted on: October 4, 2021

Job Description:

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Lead, coach, mentor other engineers to develop innovative solutions; manage multiple projects, confer with operations managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions; apply company methodologies and toll to design transportation operations; map and document processes; identify gaps in processes and recommend/implement improvement; foster an environment of innovation within the team; benchmark internal processes to ensure best practices are presented to customer; manage data flow processes to support daily operations in conjunction with IT; establish and implement performance measures; conduct Supply Chain analyses and recommend alternative strategies; facilitate performance reviews and provide ongoing feedback to aid development of individual and team skills; effectively interact with customers, Sales, and Operations to create value propositions; take an active and growing role in account financials; and, collect data and perform statistical analysis, apply Lean Six Sigma (LSS) and Statistical Process Controls (SPC) tool.


Project Management and Solution Development:

Create presentations and conduct meetings. Develops the solution proposal and assists in the presentation and selling of the transaction. Makes presentations to both lateral and external customers. Defines the problem, organizes and manages the complexity of the opportunity and plans/manages the project and it's deliverables into successful result. Obtains the appropriate and necessary resources and applies them efficiently and effectively to the development of the solution.

Development of the Personal and Organizational Proficiency of the Team:

Participates in the strategic planning for the organization. Identifies, presents and participates in the testing of tools and techniques that enhance the competency of the organization. Participates actively in related professional and educational organizations to further the individual, team and RIL professional skills and recognition as the leader in the industry.

Recruiting and Development of Team:

Actively participates in the recruiting and interview process. Coaches and mentors coops, interns and college recruits. Participates in the indoctrination of other new members including LMs and Directors.


Identify best practices/recommendations; implementation of plans. Decision quality will impact business opportunity.

Performs other duties as assigned.


Bachelor's degree Logistics, Management, Industrial Engineering or 8 years equivalent experience.


Eight (8) years or more experience Operations, Consulting, or third party Logistics

Eight (8) years or more experience Demonstrated experience in one of the RIL Engineering competencies

Eight (8) years or more experience in one of the target market industry segments


Ability to effectively solve problems and challenges that satisfy customers. Ability to define and be responsive to customer requirements

Develops and delivers effective presentations.

Strong verbal and written communication skills.

Demonstrates problem solving 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.

Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices


Advanced knowledge of Integrated Logistics, transportation, distribution, customer service, information technology; advanced level.

Knowledge of computer tools: spreadsheets, databases, graphics, word processing, mapping, routing and scheduling, facility layouts.; advanced level.

Practicing knowledge of sales process; advanced level.

Knowledge of RIL operations and related systems; advanced level.




Job Category: Logistics

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.

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