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Ryder System Yard Coordinator in ALTOONA, Iowa

Position Description

At Ryder, our most important competitive advantage is our people. CULTURE-INTEGRITY-FAMILY.

  • Health benefits, PTO, holidays off, 401K, & employee stock purchase program...

  • A CDL may be required and the ability to drive commercial truck/manual transmission is strongly preferred.

  • Position Location- Altoona, IA

You thought that was it? Take a look at a few of these: Ryder has most recently been namedOne of Most Trustworthy Companies in America ( by Newsweek ,America's Best Large Employers ( by Forbes , World's Most Admired Companies by Fortune Magazine ,Overdrive Award ( by General Motors , Food Logistics' Top 3PL Award by SDC EXEC , Reader's Choice Excellence Awards by Inbound Logistics , Top Women to Watch in Transportation & Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation by Women in Trucking .What about our green initiative…?We have the largest EV footprint in the U.S. In addition to that, Verizon has recognized Ryder with Supplier Environmental Excellence Award .

The Job Summary

This position is responsible for safelymaintaining/displayingused equipment inventory, assisting with the inspection and acceptance of inventory, exercising vehicles to assure equipment is roadworthy and ready for delivery to our customers, record findings/data after exercising equipment and make recommendations for repairs.

Have we mentioned we value our people?Hear it from the people that work here!

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  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • One (1) year or more mechanical and/or customer service experience required

  • Knowledge of truck and trailer equipment, advanced required

  • Must have a valid Driver’s License and the ability to meet Ryder’s driving qualifications

  • CDL preferred or ability to obtain CDL

  • Ability to work in an outside environment/elements for acceptance of units, exercising units, lot management and customer pick ups

  • Customer focus and support

  • Solid written and verbal communication skills

  • Ability to work independently and as member of a team

  • Organized and capable of multi-tasking

  • Light computer skills – tablet for checking/inspecting units-e-mail

  • Knowledge of truck and trailer equipment advanced required

  • This position requires for you to drive Ryder vehicles. In order to become a Ryder employee you must:

  • Pass a Ryder Drug Test

  • Pass a DOT physical

  • Pass a Ryder road test

  • Pass a Ryder Background and Motor vehicle check including drug and alcohol verification from previous employers for the last 3 years

Important Note: Additional requirements may be required in different locations and/or accounts.


  • Exercise trucks/tractors to assure equipment is road worthy and ready for sale

  • Guarantee that customer units are ready for delivery or transport from the UTC without issues

  • Transport equipment about the yard ensuring the yard is orderly, organized and presentable

  • Perform light mechanical work such as jump starts, battery installation, fluid management while troubleshooting mechanical issues

  • Coordination and communication with local Ryder shops or 3rd party service providers for repairs

  • Ensure equipment is clean and presentable

  • Submit weekly equipment exercise data via Teams


  • Special Projects as assigned

  • Performs other duties as assigned.

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.

Posted Date 2 months ago (8/7/2023 9:40 AM)

Requisition ID 2023-144878

Location (Posting Location) : State/Province IA

Location (Posting Location) : City ALTOONA

Location (Posting Location) : Postal Code 50009

Category Admin Support, Clerical & Service Coordinators

Employment Type Regular-Full time

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 1000342