A Penske Network Design Supervisor is a liaison between Operations, Engineering and Technology to provide feedback and support on solutions and systems implementations. A Network Design Supervisor will be responsible for a portion of the Network Design & Metrics team, along with its alignment to customer metrics. In addition, the Network Design Supervisor is 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.
Works within a prescribed process using tools to analyze data, generate standard routing or load plans, and provide reports and metrics on a regular basis to ensure solution effectiveness. 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 process improvement teams and cost saving initiatives.
Applies tactical processes daily within the established business rules.
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.
Joining and leading more operational meetings.
Train and direct the team on executing QDI initiatives.
Hold folks accountable for following the processes.
Regular follow up with analysts on mining new QDIs.
Support the ad hoc requests that come through
Work with finance in the details for reporting and forecasting.
Act as initial contact for questions from the customer, other departments, etc.
Direct responsibility for a portion of the Network Design & Metrics associates.
Other projects and tasks as assigned by manager.
1 - 4 years comparable work experience, internships, or studies preferred
Fundamental understanding or desire to learn transportation, supply chain and logistics concepts are required
Strong written and oral communication skills required
Intermediate experience with Access and Excel 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 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 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 must regularly lift and /or move up to 25lbs/12kg and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50lbs/23kg.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision, Distance vision, Peripheral vision, Depth perception and Ability to adjust focus.
While performing the duties of this Job, the associate is regularly required to stand; walk; sit and talk or hear. The associate is frequently required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms.
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 :
15041 S Commerce Drive 15041 S Commerce DriveSuite 400
Dearborn, MI 48120
Primary Location : United States-Michigan-Dearborn
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