Ryder System General Manager - Distribution in MEMPHIS, Tennessee
The General Manager - Distribution is typically responsible for multiple customer logistics accounts, one large customer or one large customer site with $7M to $10M in operating revenue. It includes the management and improvement of services provided to the customer(s), as well as the development and implementation of customer performance measurements.
The position is responsible for leading, guiding, educating and directing Customer Logistics Managers (CLM), Logistics Managers (LM), and/or Senior Logistics Managers (SLM) to be highly effective in a Lean culture. The GLMI role is the driver of the continuous improvement culture and responsible for cultivating operational excellent capable talent. This position has Profit and Loss responsibility for assigned account(s). May be responsible for leading new start-ups, as necessary.
All work is subject to review by the GLM II/DCL and Ryder Corporate Process Owners such as Finance, Human Resources, Safety, etc. Error could result in customer dissatisfaction, loss of inventory, loss of profit, safety or security incident
Pick and pack experience highly preferrred.
Bachelor's degree in Business Logistics or Transportation or eight years equivalent work experience is required
A minimum of 7 (seven) years logistics (or materials) and transportation experience with a major carrier, dedicated contract or shipper is required
A minimum of 3 (three) years of supervisory experience is required
The candidate must possess demonstrated experience in developing complete logistics product plans and their implementation, project management, facilitation, and communication skills
Knowledge of shipping and receiving preferred
Duties of this position include but are not limited to:
Management of one or more customer accounts, lifecycle, and extending existing products where feasible, safety issues, profit and loss responsibility, directing the assessment, development, launch and continuous improvement activities related to specific business or product category and day-to-day customer interface and operation of on-site manager
Supervision, development, and performance management of assigned employees and the maintenance of a positive employee relations environment at assigned locations
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 2019-78982
Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management
Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)
Travel Requirements 10-20%
Position Code 2178