Reading, Pennsylvania

Centralized Parts Specialist (**Job Number:** 2114460 )

**Position Summary:**

Penske’s Parts Ordering Specialist is responsible for executing part procurement for designated locations. This position will be expected to build on supplier relationships and boost order accuracy by analyzing supplier performance measures and addressing order discrepancies. This is a full-time, permanent position that is 100% remote.

**Major Responsibilities:**

- Manage parts purchasing and monitor inventory for assigned locations

- Create/Maintain a supplier profile

- Capture location and supplier level order exceptions

- Measure supplier performance in fulfilling orders

- Address discrepancies found in purchase order audit

- Follow up on late orders to obtain delivery status

- Resolve suspended invoices for all parts in the PEMS system

- Obtain order confirmations from suppliers

- Timely execute part orders

- Conduct regular district calls with the field’s finance and service managers

- Provide payment for credit card purchase orders

- Maintain PCI compliance to ensure all security standards are met.

- Other projects and tasks as assigned by Supervisor

- High school diploma or equivalent required, Bachelor’s degree preferred

- Excellent organizational skills

- Experience with inventory and/or purchasing parts preferred

- 2-3 years’ experience with field systems and processes related to PartsNet, ServiceNet, Rental, Fuel, etc.

- 2-3 years of transportation industry preferred

- Green Belt Certification preferred

- Ability to foster strong relationships, especially with customers

- Ability to prioritize, multi-task, handle multiple projects

- Proficiency with MS applications including Word, Excel, Outlook is required

- Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, 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.

**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 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. Penske’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.

Some keywords related to this position are: Automotive mechanic/technician; Vehicle Maintenance; Diesel mechanic/technician; military; Service Manager; Service Writer; Service Advisor; Customer Service, Call Center Professional

**Work Locations** :

100 Gundy Drive

100 Gundy Drive

Reading, PA 19607

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

**Job** : Finance/Accounting

**Penske (Oracle) Job Name:** : PTL.Centralized Parts Specialist

**Req ID:** 2114460

Reading, 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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