A Penske Lead Supply Chain Analyst is a liaison between Operations, Engineering and Technology to provide feedback and support on solutions and systems implementations. A Supply Chain Analyst will be responsible
for idea generation and project execution for both finished goods and raw material network optimization. In addition, you are expected to partake and manage in cost savings ideas, special projects and continuous improvement initiatives. The position has high visibility both internally and externally and will require interaction with senior levels of both organizations.
Leverage existing tools to analyze data, perform feasibility tests, and make suggestions to the customer. These tools are commercially available or developed by the Penske Engineering or IT departments and are utilized to execute a solution.
Supports the design and implementation of a developed supply chain solution as it relates to specific Penske business agreements.
Participate in and lead process improvement teams and cost saving initiatives.
Applies high-level, strategic thinking to the transportation network to determine areas of opportunity and communicate those ideas with clarity and concision.
Meet customer deadlines and provide required metrics
Interacts with the customer by phone, email or in person on an as needed basis
Be able to resolve situations quickly, communicate status of problem, and work with the appropriate subject matter expert until it is fixed with the guidance of a more senior level associate
Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor
3 - 5 years comparable work experience, internships, or studies preferred
Advanced knowledge of transportation, supply chain and logistics concepts is required
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Intermediate experience with Microsoft Access is preferred
Advanced experience with Microsoft Excel is required
Proficiency with computers including Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint required
Consistently demonstrates proven ability to learn and use necessary tools
Ability to follow process and standard procedures required
Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.
The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.
Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.
About Penske Truck Leasing
Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates a
premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penskeâ€™s product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit www.GoPenske.com to learn more.
Work Locations: 3000 Auburn Dr Beachwood, OH 44122
Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Beachwood
Job: Logistics/Supply Chain
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain
Req ID: 1909934
Internal Number: 1909934
About Penske Truck Leasing
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