Ryder System Logistics Project Manager in NOVI, Michigan

Position Description

The Logistics Project Manager will be responsible for analysis and utilization of continuous improvement methodology to lead the design of complex Supply Chain Solutions for current and future operations. Responsible for the Management of other engineers. Provides regular and proactive communications to customers and Ryder Senior Management.

Comfort using Microsoft Access required.

*Lean Six Sigma Belt Certification attainment is not required for this role


  • Bachelor's in Logistics, Management, or Industrial Engineering or 8 (eight) years equivalent work experience

  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification attainment is required within 12 months of hire


  • Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certification preferred

  • American Production Inventory Control Society (APICS) Certification is preferred


  • Independently identifies process gaps and recommends and implements process improvement

  • Applies company methodologies and tools to design transportation operations

  • Establishes and implements performance measures

  • Actively supports the sales process and creates high quality solutions and designs

  • Provides proposal and presentation support and development

  • Makes Supply Chain strategy recommendations Effectively interacts with customers, Sales, and Operations to create value propositions

  • Confers with the Operations Managers to implement efficient and competitive solutions

  • Manages multiple and complex Supply Chain projects

  • Provides resource planning based on priorities and demand signals

  • May assist in providing logistics training as part of Ryder Academy Supervises a team of engineers (hire, promote, coach, development and performance management)

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 2018-60139

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 10-20%

Position Code 9019