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Ryder System Customer Logistics Coordinator in KANSAS CITY, Kansas

Position Description

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 Customer Logistics Coordinator, internally referred to as Material Follow Up Coordinator, 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.

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 operation


Rotating Shifts every 3 months

1st Shift: Monday - Friday 6:30 am - 3:00 pm

2nd Shift: 4:00 pm - Midnight

Occassional Saturday's




  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

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

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

  • Ability to:

  • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, and supervisors)

  • Work independently and as member of a team, and multi-task

  • Accommodate a flexible work schedule

  • Prioritize, organize and accomplish work

  • Flexibility to operate, and self-driven to excel, in a fast-paced pressure driven environment

  • Capability for multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Strong organizational, problem solving and communication skills; detail-oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of:

  • MGO -GM's MRP system (intermediate level) preferred

  • Transportation management (intermediate level) preferred

  • Material flow as it relates to manufacturing processes (intermediate level) preferred


  • Follow-up all purchased parts to ensure shipment and on-time delivery performance to support production requirements

  • Serve as main point of contact for all suppliers; provide direction to suppliers regarding ship schedule requirements and containment plan when behind schedule; includes decision making on timing for supplier ship schedules - allowing them to push material out, pull ahead, and expedite material as needed, based on inventory coverage at plant

  • Track critical parts and develop/execute containment plan to ensure no interruptions or down time to manufacturing line, inclusive of decision making on mode and required delivery window to ensure continuity of production

  • Coordinate and/or arrange for alternative sources of material, requests for spot buys, if necessary (SPO and other GM Plants); independent monitoring, set-up, and cancellation of truck loads for material pick-up, as necessary to support schedule variations; ensure proper material coverage at lowest possible cost for customer

  • Review part buffers to determine that they cover build requirements(metal centers and powertrain); document and manage S and AV code exceptions (assembly plants), including alarm interval maintenancel determine root-cause and take appropriate actionMGO data maintenance; maintain accurate inventory levels in MGO, making appropriate adjustments where necessary; make judgments on posting inventory adjustments based on investigation and analysis; and investigate and process any record adjustment requests from the previous shift

  • Perform other duties as assigned

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.


Posted Date 5 hours ago (12/9/2019 1:41 PM)

Requisition ID 2019-80755

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8173