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Ryder System Continuous Improvement Operations Manager in Helena, Montana

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We are immediately hiring a remote Manager Continuous Improvement Operations for our Supply Chain Solutions division. Apply here today to speak with a Recruiter about the position and perks of joining our Ryder Ever Better Team.

  • Pay Type: Exempt / Salary paid Twice Per Month

  • Annual Salary Pay: up to $100,000 per year based on experience

  • Annual Bonus Incentive: up to 10% or more of salary per year

  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.

  • Travel percentage: greater than 50%

When Fortune 500 businesses and new startups need supply chain solutions, they look to our industry-leading logistics experts. At Ryder, there is more to being a supply chain professional than working on some of the nation’s biggest brands. We make sure you are also getting the diverse experience, advancement opportunities, all from an industry-leading Fortune 500 company.

Here are a few of the many benefits when working with us:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Benefits start at 30 Days

  • 401 (K) Savings Plan with a company match

  • Discounted employee stock purchase options

  • Quality employee discounts that actually save you money on tools, cars, appliances, travel and more

  • All major holidays paid and Paid time off within your first year

  • Up to 12 weeks paid maternity leave

Apply Here With Ryder Today

We want YOU to join our family made up of Proud Women and Men in Logistics who work alongside Military Reserve and Veterans we hire every day!

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The Manager Continuous Improvement Operations supports the development of the Ryder Continuous Improvement culture across the Division/Region by actively promoting and facilitating the use of continuous improvement methods to support new business and existing operations. This position will drive change through focused CI efforts to higher levels of performance in safety, quality, customer satisfaction, performance, cost and growth each and every day. This high influence position will interface with employees at all levels and various functions/departments across the Region, BU and within our shops. This position reports to the Mgr. Continuous Improvement, Field Operations and supports assigned locations in a Region/BU.

The Manager Continuous Improvement Operations must possess a willingness and desire to work directly with his/her peers in the business units and throughout the Maintenance organization to define and set a strategy for engineering efforts and continuous improvement activities for new and existing operations. With a focus on the Truck Maintenance facilities and processes, the Continuous Improvement Operations Manager provides coaching and guidance that ensures standardization and execution of maintenance processes and achievement of business objectives within their assigned branch.

Essential Functions

  • Provide formal and informal training, coaching, mentoring to Ryder associates: must be able to translate business System concepts to local situations and help individuals and teams progress in understanding and correct application for sustainable business improvements.

  • Lead, communicate, implement and provide support on all corporate initiatives. Support, communicate and ensure compliance with all corporately mandated policies, procedures and processes.

  • Perform announced and unannounced quality reviews at FMS branch locations within their assigned geographic area for compliance with predetermined standards relative to maintenance procedures. Provide feedback and input to the corporate Maintenance team regarding the field’s performance versus the established standards. Design, implement, maintain, and audit the quality management system based on standard operating systems.

  • Measure, track and perform on-going analysis to ensure process and financial objectives are met.Accountable for key maintenance measurements and results across his/her business unit or branches

Additional Responsibilities

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

Skills and Abilities

  • Strong root cause analysis and problem-solving skills.

  • Strong organization, prioritization and planning skills

  • Ability to work cross functionally in order to achieve desired results.

  • Ability to manage projects to timeliness and demonstrate full competence in project management skills.

  • Develops and delivers effective presentations.

  • 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

  • Strong sense of personal accountability and a proven track record of achieving desired results

  • Ability to independently solve complex operational problems in a timely fashion.

  • Detail oriented with excellent follow-up practices.

  • Ability to optimize execution of complex strategic labor, financial, quality, operating, safety and asset processes and related metrics.

  • Full MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, etall) intermediate required.

  • Working knowledge of maintenance accounting and P&L intermediate required

  • Knowledge of shop management systems intermediate preferred intermediate required.


  • Bachelor's degree required Business, Transportation, Management, Industrial Engineering or related field.

  • Master's degree preferred Industrial Engineering or related field

  • Five (5) years or more Management experience required

  • Five (5) years or more Process or Operations Management preferred

  • Five (5) years or more Supervisory experience preferred

  • Full MS Office Suite (PowerPoint, Excel, Word, Outlook, et. all) intermediate required

  • Working knowledge of maintenance accounting and P&L intermediate required

  • Knowledge of shop management systems intermediate preferred intermediate required

Travel: Greater than 50%



Job Category: Operations and Support

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.

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