Provide operation floor level support to Penske's client's internal materials group within their manufacturing plant to successfully deliver parts lineside. This includes supporting the client's hourly material handling associates in their daily mission to achieve high standards of safety, quality, delivery and cost in all areas of the operation.
Penske's client's internal material team is accountable for ensuring sequenced material is received, and delivered line side to the assembly line in conjunction with their lean principles. They are also responsible for ensuring inventory accuracy throughout those processes.
The onsite Penske Project Leader is accountable for supporting all client material flow activities on the operations floor including the coordination of activities with various process partners including materials teams, and assembly and support operations. To be successful in this role the Project Leader must provide effective daily shift communication between Penske and client contacts.
The Project Leader is also accountable to help drive continuous improvement through the executing of lean events and activities potentially involving both Penske and client personnel. They must also "champion" lean through daily delivery in lean tools and methodologies including root cause analysis with corrective actions.
Salary: $65,000 - $70,000
Benefits: Our excellent benefits plan keeps associates and their families happy, healthy and secure. To learn more visit https://penske.jobs/benefits/
Operations supporting material delivery processes and improvements ensuring successful safety, quality, delivery, and cost in all processes (approx. 60% of time)
Lean implementation - Use lean tools and methodologies to drive continuous improvement projects related to improving material management and material flow (approx. 40% of time)
Communication liaison between Penske's internal team sequencing parts and client materials team
Perform other duties as assigned
-1 to 2 years of Project Management experience preferably in a manufacturing or a supply chain operations environment
-Bachelor's degree preferred. In lieu of degree, 1-3 years of supervisory experience
-Project Management and/or lean certification a plus
-Strong analytical skills, written/oral communication and organizational skills are required as the position
will have frequent internal and client communication and presentation
-Highly organized and self-motivated individual with a strong work ethic
-Proven computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint. Experience with Google programs and SAP preferred
-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 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 :
2800 220th Trail 2800 220th Trail
Amana, IA 52203
Primary Location : United States-Iowa-Amana
Job : Logistics/Supply Chain
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