Ryder System Supervisor - Wave Planning in Bridgeport, Michigan

Position Description

As the Wave Planning Supervisor, you will oversee the release and prioritizing of orders in the Warehouse/ Distribution Center. You will review and release orders based on picking capabilities by department. You will also be responsible to accurately monitor and adhere to internal controls for order release and date prioritization. You will be a vital part of the Outbound Team so attendance is extremely important as well collaborating between departments especially Inventory.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Wave and prioritize work for all departments.

  • Communicate and work closely with other departments to resolve order release issues, expedite rush orders, etc.

  • Actively participate on projects affecting wave planning.

  • Enter data and gather information to generate reports to track picking capabilities of each department to properly prioritize work for each department

  • Coordinate locations moves and wave planning issues with the Inventory Team.

  • Perform other duties as assigned by Management.

Some of our top leaders have grown their careers with Ryder after beginning at this level. If this sounds like the challenging career opportunity that you have been searching for, click “apply”!

If you are “the one”, you will join us in this exciting start-up opportunity with a world class, game-changing customer, all within the safety and stability of working for an 80+ year old Fortune 500 while growing your career with an industry leader in Supply Chain Solutions!

Ryder offers a fast paced, rewarding work environment for our employees, as well as Fortune 500 employment benefits.


  • Associates degree or 4 years of related experience is required

  • Advanced Level Skills in MS Excel such as keyboard short cuts, creating macros, merge, merge queries, templates, table techniques, and working with images and text

  • Minimum 1 (one) year of supervisory experience required

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


  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Three to five years experience in logistics, transportation, warehouse or industry related field is preferred

  • Knowledge/Experience in transportation environment (i.e., Shipping, receiving and inventory management, distribution or dispatch preferred)

  • Knowledge of warehouse and or software applications, routing and dispatch software systems preferred

  • Excellent written, verbal and organizational skills preferred


  • Attainment of productivity goals resolving customer issues

  • Quality Assurance Safety Management and reporting New Employee training

  • Employee relations solutions Individual will be working in a dynamic environment focusing on delivery of continuous measurable improvement to the customer

  • Ensure functional area meets all productivity goals and objectives

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 2018-56172

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 2174