Rental Management Trainee (RMT)

Ryder System
Oct 06, 2016
Oct 19, 2016
Employer Type
Direct Employer
Employment Type
Full Time
Position Description:

This Rental Management Trainee will be responsible for acting as the front line sales agent for the rental of vehicles to the Company's current lease and commercial rental accounts as well as potential commercial rental customers and consumer household needs. This requires the Management Trainee to work cross functionally across Sales, Marketing, Operations and Asset Management while utilizing excellent customer communication skills.

Our Final Candidate could be hired in any of the following locations:

* Bridgeport, CT

* North Haven, CT

* Waterbury, CT

* Hartford, CT

* Springfield, MA

Start on a career path with a future.

At Ryder, our most important competitive advantage is our people. As a management trainee, you'll be part of a dynamic team, equipped to succeed, and empowered to develop your career.

If you're motivated, enjoy working closely with customers, and love a challenge this could be the best move you'll make for your career. The Rental Management Trainee is an 18 to 24-month program that gives you proven knowledge, skills and resources to develop your expertise and deliver best in class transportation solutions to our commercial customers. After program completion, a successful trainee grad can choose to pursue a number of career paths including, sales professional, location management, and beyond. Many of our senior leaders started their career journeys in this role. So if your goal is to go all the way to the top, this may just be the start of something great!

Plus you'll have access to a variety of fantastic benefits including:

* Educational benefits: if you're thinking about continuing your education, we can help with tuition reimbursement and scholarship opportunities.

* Training: for the job you're in today and the one you want to be in the future.

* 401(k) plan: since it's never too soon to start planning for your retirement, Ryder contributes to your 401(k), even if you don't. And, if you do contribute, we'll match a portion of that amount too.

* Employee Stock Purchase Program: share in our success by buying stock at a discounted rate.

* Save money on personal purchases: you'll have access to a variety of discount programs including cars, cell phone services, appliances, and more.

This position is also available in multiple locations across the country. Relocation assistance may be offered to those candidates who are relocating for the position.


* Bachelor's Degree Required Relocation in the region/U.S. at the conclusion of the training program is required

* Advanced level skills in MS Word such as keyboard short cuts, merges, and working with tables, images, and text

* Advanced level skills in MS Excel such as working with formulas, data tables, pivot Charts, queries, custom functions, data management and analysis


* Ability to get both verbal and written communication across that has the desired effect

* Characteristics include: Goal oriented, drive for results, assertive, deals well with ambiguity

* High energy, self motivated, self directed person with the ability to focus on multiple projects and activities simultaneously and able to thrive in a fast paced team environment


Specifically the Rental Management Trainee will be held accountable for the following:

* Sales and Marketing: Handle sales and sales process for inbound calls as well as outbound solicitation

* Responsible for executing the business unit's marketing plan

* Maintain current accurate data within the company's marketing database

* Maximize rate opportunities within the market place

* Responsible for generating rental, lease and used vehicle sales leads

* Maintain and expand relationships with existing customer base

* Ability to maximize operational effectiveness by coordinating overall inventory levels to meet customer demand Meet overall Ryder market share by successfully executing the sales and marketing initiatives Operations and Asset Management Responsible for overall profitability, operations and asset management of a rental location

* Accountable for coordinating with Maintenance, Asset management, Sales and Marketing to ensure customer satisfaction

* Maintain compliance with company, local, state, federal and other regulatory agencies

* Complete understanding of marketplace conditions in order to maximize utilization of the rental fleet Customer Drive profitable revenue growth by maintaining and growing customer relationships

* Responsible for overall satisfaction for all internal and external customers

* Reconcile all customer concerns, issues, disputes in order to maintain the ongoing relationship

* Communication Builds constructive and effective relationship with both internal and external customers

* Maintains composure when addressing stressful situations

* Clearly articulates Ryder's product and service offerings

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.