Job Vacancy Driver Manager – Dedicated Transportation (Tue-Sat Mid Shift) Ryder


Job title: Driver Manager – Dedicated Transportation (Tue-Sat Mid Shift)

Company: Ryder

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

*The physical work location of this role is located in Franklin, TN . The work schedule for this position would be Tue-Sat, 1pm-11pm. You must be willing and able to commute to this location, and work this schedule, if you wish to be considered for this opportunity.*

MOVE YOUR CAREER FORWARD WITH RYDER!

If you are up to the challenge, Apply Now to work for one of the largest and most respected names in Logistics, Transportation, Fleet Maintenance and Supply Chain Services in the World!

Summary

The Driver Manager directly manages the drivers for an assigned geographical area. This purpose of this role is to manage and coach these drivers on their jobs and safety; to ensure they are having a positive employee experience at Ryder; and, to ensure we meet our customer’s expectations.

In addition to a comprehensive benefit package, a 401(K) Savings Plan with a company match, discounted stock purchase options and performance-based annual cost of living increases, we are proud to offer:

  • Comprehensive training and the ability to continue your professional development
  • Regional and local Ryder resources to help guide and support as we grow this offering.
  • The stability and peace-of-mind that comes with working for a World-Class, Fortune 500 organization that has been in business for over 85 years with over 36,000 employees worldwide.
  • 12 weeks of paid maternity leave.
  • Additional day of Paid Time Off for Military Veterans.

We are seeking the best and most promising candidates to provide creativity, agility and superior customer service that will exceed our Customer’s expectation. If you possess a strong work ethic and a burning desire to succeed and grow your career, then we have an opportunity for YOU!

You MUST be willing to commit yourself to align with our core values: Trust, Innovation, Expertise, Collaboration and Safety. The ability to embrace and utilize Technology as part of your daily routine is crucial.

In addition, YOU are the management and professional representative of the Ryder organization.

If your work experience and/or education aligns with the Requirements and Responsibilities listed below, APPLY NOW!!

Essential Functions

  • Directly manage the day to day work of the drivers.
  • Responsible for professional, timely and effective internal and external drivers interaction via phone calls and system messages, by building and maintaining a positive attitude to strengthen driver engagement in order to minimize turnover and improve driver satisfaction and productivity.
  • Maintain driver detention time.
  • Review any Lytx events and coach drivers accordingly. Document behaviors in Workday. Issue Risk Associated Behaviors (RABs) according to Ryder policy,
  • Review HOS violations in Geotab and coach drivers on the related violations. Document violations in Workday as necessary.
  • Responsible to ensure the tracking of driver attendance, pay, status, etc., in Workday.
  • Provide ongoing direction and leadership to drivers to ensure excellent customer service, KPI achievement and the development of our drivers.
  • Collaborate with others in the company to identify and implement local and national creative solutions to improve driver retention.
  • Manage driver payroll, and ensure drivers have quality time at home.
  • Ensure driver training is in compliance.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Makes decisions in a a timely manner
  • Strong oral and written communications 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
  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Ability to engage and coach employees
  • Creatively Problem Solve
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) is required advanced required
  • Logistics industry knowledge advanced required
  • Knowledge and understanding of Customer/Company local and Federal regulations advanced required
  • Fundamental knowledge of Supply Chain Management components intermediate required

Qualifications

  • H.S. diploma/GED required General
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in Business, Logistics, Supply Chain
  • Two (2) years or more relevant experience in supply chain, logistics, warehouse or industry related field. preferred
  • Two (2) years or more direct supervisory/leadership experience required
  • Proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access) is required. advanced required
  • Logistics industry knowledge advanced required
  • Knowledge and understanding of Customer/Company local and Federal regulations. advanced required
  • Fundamental knowledge of Supply Chain Management components. intermediate required

Travel: 10-20%

DOT Regulated: None

Our people are passionate about what they do, the product they sell, and the customers they serve. If you’re looking for an opportunity to be a part of a work family that values collaboration, innovation and dedication, we’re the right company for you.

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Job Category: Logistics

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)

Current Employees:

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Location: Nashville, TN

Job date: Sat, 03 Feb 2024 08:40:40 GMT

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