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Company: Ryder
Location: Fort Worth, TX
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking

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SUMMARY
The Transportation Procurement Manager will be responsible for developing/refining the procurement strategy for a portfolio of Fortune 500 clients. This position will work hand-in-hand with strong mentors, talented local operations teams, and supply chain engineers to design, implement, and maintain best in class transportation solutions. Directly engage with supply chain leaders at diverse customer base and within many of the nation's leading transportation service providers. Develop and maintain a network of service providers and be responsible to foster the relationship while engaging them on the best opportunities for our mutual success

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS
Serves as the liaison between the carrier and the customer. This includes in depth discussions with executive level leadership, understanding what both the carrier and customer needs are in order to align the relationships, acting on behalf of the carrier and/or customer when presenting and educating what the benefits are of building the business relationship
Carrier analysis, price, and service negotiations
Interaction with internal business and support services teams - Promoting strategic procurement vision for client carrier portfolio
RFP creation and responsibility for analysis and strategic carrier selection
Presentation and route guide preparation

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES
Market research
Continuous improvement in all segments of the business
ISO procedure creation & maintenance
Assists manager in training of new team members
Performs other duties as assigned.

EDUCATION
Bachelor's degree Business, Logistics or related field.

EXPERIENCE
Five (5) years or more experience Industry related experience
One (1) year or more experience Prior experience conducting presentations to both internal & external customers
One (1) year or more experience Prior experience in negotiations and building strategic business relationships

SKILLS
Ability to handle and analyze large data files and respond with the customer in mind
Able to develop procurement strategy to support client savings goals and business requirements
Ability to conduct presentations internally and externally as a subject matter expert
Strong verbal and written communication 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.
Detailed oriented with excellent follow-up practices.

KNOWLEDGE
Working knowledge of TM capabilities & industry tools; intermediate level.
Knowledge of logistics and the ability to integrate supply chain components
; intermediate level.
Knowledge of MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc); intermediate level.
Working knowledge of standard procurement strategies/principles; intermediate level.

LICENSES

TRAVEL
10-20%

Job Category

Procurement

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Ryder operates behind the scenes, managing critical fleet, transportation and supply chain functions for over 50,000 customers, many of which make the products that consumers use every day. When you choose Ryder, you get access to industry-leading technology, one of North America's largest fleet of trucks, an expansive infrastructure of maintenance facilities and warehouses, and some of the most talented people in the industry.



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