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Ryder System, Inc.

Senior Buyer

Ryder System, Inc. - Miami, FL

Position Description
The role of the Senior Buyer is to provide leadership and development that ensures standardization and optimization of vendor relationships related to contract compliance, service level standards and outsourced service processes. Ensure internal and external customer and Ryder satisfaction across US and Canada.
Similar job scope:

MRO Purchasing Agent
Supplier Manager
Production Buyer


Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in fleet maintenance
Five (5) years or more of sourcing and vendor management experience


Strong leadership, communication skills and negotiation skills
Strong interpersonal skills with ability to influence and persuade others (internal and external)
Receptive to change  (Change Agent)
Must possess strong organizational and delegation skills
Knowledge of sales process
Working knowledge of maintenance accounting and P&L
Strong analytical skills
Proficient in all Microsoft office applications
Experience with maintenance and financial software/systems

Primary functions of the position are:

Support, communicate and implement all corporate initiatives that apply to approximately 5,000 outside vendors per area for Ryder
Ensure support and participation of team members which include field maintenance and direct reports as Maintenance representatives in all aspects of the corporate outside service negotiation processes
Support, communicate and ensures compliance with all corporate mandated policies, procedures and processes that apply to outside repair vendors
Measure, track and perform data analysis to ensure process of financial and customer satisfaction objectives are met
Accountable for key outside service measurements and results across US and Canada
Accountable for all vendor costs and controls across US and Canada
Supports Ryder locations in all aspects of Ryder maintenance and vendor management as subject matter expert
Provides leadership, support, guidance and direction for Sales Personnel
Ensures that agreed upon customer requirements are achieved and that satisfaction objectives are met
This role is liaison for Ryder in maintaining on-going customer relationship, problem resolution and in the sales process
Support, visit and build relationship with time critical national account customer key contacts
Support, communicate and coach compliance of all Ryder locations with the corporately mandated policies of Quality Customer Care Process (11.10 in Ryder Maintenance Manual)

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.

19 days 5 hours ago

Ryder System, Inc.


Senior Buyer Ryder System, Inc. - Miami, FL, United States


Location: Miami, FL

Company Profile:
Ryder System, Inc. is a leading provider of commercial transportation, logistics, and supply chain management solutions, serving customers throughout North America, Europe and Asia. Over the past 80 years, Ryder has earned a reputation for delivering solutions that ease complexity and increase efficiency for companies of all sizes. An industry-leading FORTUNE® 500 company, Ryder’s products and services encompass everything from fleet management to large-scale supply chain solutions and turnkey transportation solutions, making commerce flow more efficiently, reliably, and safely for everyone. Ryder Fleet Management Solutions (FMS) provides leasing, truck rentals, used vehicle sales, maintenance, fuel and safety services to help customers deliver top-line service with bottom-line savings and one-stop simplicity. Ryder Supply Chain Solutions (SCS) manages the flow of goods from the acquisition of raw materials to the delivery of finished products. Ryder Dedicated provides turnkey transportation solutions that combine vehicles, drivers, routing and scheduling to help businesses run lean, stay safe and increase agility.