, Pennsylvania

**Description:**

Penske is an essential business to our customers and communities, our team is working hard to keep supply chains up and running. **This position is immediately available and we are actively recruiting, interviewing and hiring for this role. Please apply today.** We are committed to the health and safety of our associates, candidates, and customers. We have modified our hiring processes to include increased phone interviews and where in-person activities are required, we are practicing social distancing. You can learn more about our company approach on our main company career page Gopenske.com.

**Position Summary:**

The Engineer is responsible for participating in logistics analysis and engineering work involving all aspects of transportation and warehouse design. They solve problems presented to them to support customers, development activities or request for proposals by designing, developing, analyzing or implementing comprehensive supply chain solutions. They collect data, perform transportation, statistical and mapping analysis, design customized solutions and work on a team that is developing or implementing the processes and service solutions for the customer. Might implement and design customized solutions, use engineering tools for modeling or utilize the tools or solutions for implementation. They use

methods or tools under the guidance of their manager to create models, tools or processes that will be used by Analysts and Operations daily. They are participant in location startups,process improvement teams and cost saving initiatives.

**Major Responsibilities:**

- Conduct logistics analysis in support of both operational and new sales projects.

- Conduct the development and implementation of engineering solutions, including programming/software development.

- Provide maintenance and support activities for all existing solutions, including software maintenance as needed.

- Preparation of technical and user documentation and presentations for all solutions.

- Designs, implements or analyzes one customer solution at a time with supervision as assigned

- Works effectively as a team member accomplishing assigned goals

- Participates in cross-functional groups to create the expected customer outcomes

- Interacts with internal and external customers on an as needed basis

- Supports the preparation of results into proposal documents or other engineering reports and presentations for customers and management

- Helps ensure a solution will meet financial goals and provide cost savings

- Meets customer deadlines by providing required designs and analysis

- Develops an understanding of the customers' needs and take actions to ensure that such needs are met

- Understands what the customer does, what their business model is and what their expectations are

- 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

**Qualifications:**

- 2 to 5 years comparable experience designing, developing, implementing and executing supply chain solutions.

- Bachelors degree in Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Logistics, Management Science, Computer Science or other quantitative discipline required. Master’s Degree preferred.

- Fundamental understanding of transportation, warehousing, supply chain and logistics concepts

- Effective communication skills both written and verbal, and with internal and external customers required.

- Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint) as well as Minitab. Skills in MS Project and Visio a plus.

- Intermediate computer skills in supply chain network modeling design tools preferred

- Ability to analyze data and conduct extensive research required

- Excellent analytical/problem solving capabilities

- Developing presentation skills

- Must demonstrate aptitude for developing written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills, particularly when problems arise that may affect solution outcome and/or project schedule.

- Customer orientation

- Team player

- Must be able to work somewhat independently and concurrently on a range of unstructured tasks/projects and properly prioritize work, all with some supervision or direction

- Time management and multi-tasking skills

- 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.

**Physical Requirements:**

-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.

**About Penske Logistics**

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

**Work Locations:** 100 Kachel Boulevard Reading, PA 19607

**Primary Location:** United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

**Zip:** 19607

**Job:** Engineering

**Penske (Oracle) Job Name:** Engineering

**Req ID:** 2007997

, Pennsylvania

Founded in 1969, Penske Transportation Solutions is an $8 billion transportation and logistics industry leader that employs more than 36,000 associates at more than 1,100 locations worldwide. Whether it’s truck leasing, truck rental or logistics services, we have our customers’ backs. Penske Truck Leasing operates and maintains more than 326,000 vehicles, and provides full-service truck leasing, commercial and consumer truck rentals, and truck maintenance programs for commercial fleets large and small. Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Simply put, Penske moves lives and businesses forward.

 

Here, we support our country’s servicemen and women by offering a military discount on truck rentals at more than 2,400 convenient locations. But, it doesn’t stop there. We realize America’s veterans possess the unique skills and strong work ethic that lead to success. That’s why we make it our mission to hire thousands of veterans for the amazing career opportunities we offer. Consider a career with us. We’re always looking for veterans, like you, to join our team in a variety of roles, including as diesel technicians where you’ll use today’s cutting-edge technologies to take care of our customers – from individual consumers to some of the world’s leading companies. That’s not all. You could also join our team as a professional truck driver, fleet maintenance supervisor, operations management, as well as in logistics and supply chain operations. We’re proud of our commitment to hiring veterans and active Guard and Reserve personnel, and have received numerous awards for our support. Apply today at https://penske.jobs/veterans/

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