Reading, Pennsylvania

Specification System Specialist (**Job Number:** 2212043 )

**Position Summary:**

We are looking for a professional and self-motivated individual to join our Spec and Configuration team. The Specifications System Specialist position is responsible for building new offerings, maintaining, and updating existing offerings in our Penske Spec Configuration System. This system provides our sales team with Class 2 through 8 vehicle specs from various OEM’s allowing them to spec and quote our customers. An understanding of truck specifications and component compatibility rules is essential to help ensure Penske is proposing a buildable spec that aligns with customer needs and Penske standards. You will have the opportunity to collaborate with many OEM’s, component suppliers and key departments throughout the Penske Organization. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity to join a team who supports a key enterprise system for the Penske Organization.

Work location: 2675 Morgantown Rd., Reading PA 19607

Work Schedule: Monday - Friday (Regular Full-Time)

**Major Responsibilities:**

* Create and Maintain Specifications, Pricing, Controls, Media, and Residual requirements for the Spec & Rating System.

* Work closely with OEM’s, Suppliers, Vehicle Supply Team, I.T., Maintenance, Marketing and Sales.

* Maintain an extremely high level of Vehicle Spec and Pricing accuracy.

* Perform quality assurance checks and balances of Vehicle Specs.

* Analyze and present findings in regards to new vehicles and associated components.

* Work with system users to troubleshoot and resolve issues.

* Other projects as assigned by the Manager


* Truck Industry Experience required.

* Good reasoning, detail oriented with a strong analytical skill set required.

* Knowledge of Tractor, Truck, Trailer and Body componentry required.

* Strong Computer Knowledge.

* Good knowledge of MS Office products with strengths in Access and Excel required.

* The knowledge of working with formulas, macros, databases, tables, queries, and lookups is helpful.

* High School diploma or equivalent required.

* Bachelor Degree Preferred.

* Well organized with the ability to prioritize and follow-up on open items required.

* Self-starter with the ability to work independently and meet rigid deadlines required.

* Good communication skills (oral and written) 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 to learn more.

**Work Locations** :

100 Gundy Drive

100 Gundy Drive

Reading, PA 19607

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

**Job** : Sourcing/Procurement/Facilities


**Req ID:** 2212043

Reading, Pennsylvania

Penske Truck Leasing 

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates more than 350,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,300 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia and Asia. 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 to learn more.

About Us

Penske is great place to launch or continue your career. We are a dynamic growth company with a 50-plus year history of success that is built upon a foundation of taking great care of our customers, a dedication to excellence in all we do every day and tapping innovative ideas from our associates to drive success for our customers and our own businesses.


Penske offers a wide variety of transportation products and services ranging from full-service truck leasing and fleet maintenance, truck rental, used truck sales, and global supply chain and logistics solutions. Visit for more details.


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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. 

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