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Field Supply Manager - Fleet Maintenance

Company: Ryder System
Location: Tallahassee
Posted on: September 16, 2021

Job Description:

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The role of the Field Supply Associate IV is to support the vehicle repair process through inventory planning, purchasing negotiation, process compliance and training to ensure business growth, cost savings and customer retention across his/her area. This position reports to the Field Inventory Planning Manager and provides support to the Director of Operations & the FMS Operations organization.

Essential Functions

  • Supports DOO and DQFM in all aspects of inventory, tire, and outside repair vendor management as expert for area
  • Measure, track and perform on-going analysis to ensure inventory purchasing, tire applications, outside repair and financial objectives are met
  • Accountable for key purchasing and inventory measurements and controls across his/her area
  • Support, communicate and ensures compliance with all company-wide mandated parts, tire and outside repair policies, procedures and processes
  • Support, communicate and implement all corporate & regional inventory management, tire management and outside repair vendor management initiatives
  • Train, develop, provide input for performance management of personnel within assigned business unit (CSC, PRP, TRPs, etc.)
  • Support, visit and build relationships with local, regional and national suppliers
  • AP Field Support - capture/ show tactical solutions; track/ report defects and create feedback loop for all Accounts Payable functions for their assigned locations/BU's

Additional Responsibilities

  • Develop a local inventory model for each supported location
  • Ensure parts room layout is consistent with standards
  • Support and/or participate in location inventory counts and inventory planning activities for all location closures, start-ups and take-overs
  • Manage parts aging and obsolescence to eliminate obsolete parts reserve
  • Monitor local purchasing for each Ryder location to verify that vendor is honoring national and local negotiated pricing levels
  • Provide training to shop personnel on inventory & purchasing procedures
  • Coordinate weekly virtual scrap tire process
  • Conduct branch reviews
  • Contribute to the control of 800s/discretionary spend by developing and monitoring an 800s budget for each location/BU; provide feedback to location mgmt
  • Performs other duties as assigned

Skills and Abilities

  • Effective leadership skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills
  • Effective interpersonal skills
  • Ability to influence internal and/or external constituents
  • 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
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
  • Knowledge of Parts Operations, Purchasing, Truck Parts & Assemblies advanced required


  • H.S. diploma/GED required
  • Three (3) years or more in purchasing, parts and inventory management, maintenance operations required
  • Knowledge of Parts Operations, Purchasing, Truck Parts & Assemblies advanced required

DOT Regulated: No


Job Category: Inventory Control

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.

Job Seekers can review the Job Applicant Privacy Policy by clicking HERE. (https://ryder.com/job-applicant-privacy-policy)

Requisition ID: R33763

Job Type: Full time

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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