Supply Chain and Logistics Management Trainee - Warehouse (Penske Logistics) - June 2023 - Military Veterans

at Penske Truck Leasing

Kinloch, Missouri

Supply Chain and Logistics Management Trainee - Warehouse (Penske Logistics) - June 2023 (**Job Number:** 2219959 )

Ready to move your career forward? As a Penske Logistics (“PL”) Management Trainee you will use your hard-earned degree to contribute to the overall success of the business. Looking for cool projects? You’ll discover opportunities to proactively improve customer’s processes, while being exposed to financial reporting and key performance indicators (KPI’s). Like developing teams? Put your leadership skills to work while learning how to lead a team of high-energy, driven associates in our fast-paced environment.

Penske will introduce you to our business with industry leading technology and winning company culture through ongoing training and mentoring to help cultivate the skills and expertise you need to succeed in our business. Things move fast at Penske. You will too. You’ll be on a fast track to furthering your leadership career, with advancement opportunities upon graduation from the program.

**Are you eligible?**

* You’ve got an undergraduate degree (Is it in a Business or Supply Chain field? Even better!)

* Your leadership track record is evident whether in class, on campus, in your community, or in the military

* You’re legally authorized to work in the U.S.A.

_- Unfortunately, we are currently unable to sponsor individuals for employment visas for these positions._

* Each program will start in January 2023 and go for approximately 9-12 months.

* You’re able to commute to Kinloch, MO.

**Our Program:**

This position is best suited for candidates who want to gain valuable experience to launch their career with Penske. Our dedicated training program will prepare you to ensure the execution of tasks and activities including selection, loading/unloading of trailers, cross-docking, and customer service operations in a manner consistent with company services and cost objectives. Hands-on experience will help you learn to properly plan work assignments to ensure effective use of warehouse equipment. Upon graduation from the program, you’ll be prepared to lead a small group of hourly associates in a distribution center management operation.

* Ensure that all associates are motivated, engaged, trained and competent and understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives.

* Foster a safe work environment by complying with and administering established safety and operational procedures.

* Understand the location-specific customer goals & objectives and work to meet and exceed these expectations daily

* Effectively resolve issues and monitor day-to-day operations for compliance using organizational and time management skills.

* Develop a through working knowledge of the site’s operating systems to ensure compliance and exception resolution.

* Learn the Kaizen methodology and implement Lean processes.

* Analyze and apply basic principles of inventory management, receiving goods, storage of goods and shipping goods from a warehouse environment.

**Job Qualifications:**

* Bachelor’s Degree required.

* Internship or related work experience in a customer-facing role preferred.

* Military experience is a plus.

* Effective communication skills, both written and verbal.

* Ability to learn and navigate various technology platforms.

* Committed to learning and growing; receptive to feedback and developing self-awareness.

* High level of commitment to operation and job responsibilities.

* Results oriented, attention to detail and effective time management and organizational skills.

* Builds and develops positive working relationships within department at all levels.

* 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.

**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 occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 lbs./12 kg.

* 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.

All candidates are required to complete a Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening.

**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 to learn more.

**Work Locations** :

8500 Scudder Avenue

8500 Scudder Avenue

Kinloch, MO 63140

**Primary Location** : United States-Missouri-Kinloch

**Job** : Logistics/Supply Chain


**Req ID:** 2219959

Kinloch, Missouri

Penske Truck Leasing 

Penske Truck Leasing is a Penske Transportation Solutions company headquarterd in Reading, Pennsylvania. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske Truck Leasing operates 403,000+ 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.