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Senior Operations Manager (Supply Chain/Logistics) - Full Time

Penske - Irving, TX


Posted on 11/21/22 (Ref: TXu2qC0Mso)

Senior Operations Manager (Supply Chain/Logistics) - Irving, TX - Penske

Position Summary:
The Senior Operations Manager provides direction and solutions across multiple locations with the goal of satisfying customer expectations, adhering to contractual obligations, and promoting a productive and engaging environment among work groups.

The oversight of this role will cover 15 locations in Texas.

Major Responsibilities:
People:

-Ensure that all supervisors and managers understand how their work relates to the customers' business objectives; responsible for the hiring and selection of staff including performance management and development; foster an inclusive and engaging work environment to include team building activities, reward and recognition, and frequent communication.

Operations:
-Interact daily with customers to ensure understanding of existing and emerging expectations and operational excellence. Direct and motivate team to identify operational improvements in areas such as route optimization, carrier selection, backhauls, trailer loading, etc. Collaborate with leaders from other Penske sites to share best practices, leverage resources/assets, etc.

Finance:
-Develop and execute annual financial and operating plan, manage the operations with integrity to meet or exceed the Business Plan targets, identify issues with the operating metrics and P&L and respond accordingly, ensure customer billing and associate payroll are prepared timely and accurately, monitor the payables and intercompany charges, and other activities reflected in the P&L.

Safety:
-Monitor the application and compliance of all safety policies and procedures and promote a safe workplace. Audit and address observed facility and equipment safety concerns and behaviors according to our policies and procedures.

Growth / Customer Experience:
-Execute processes that ensure timely deliveries to customers and identify profitable operational opportunities that will maximize customer efficiencies and achieve cost savings.

Fleet/Assets:
-Monitor and improve fleet/equipment utilization and fuel efficiency, contribute to equipment specification at time of start-up and renewal, and build and maintain strong, effective working relationships with Penske Truck Leasing leadership and other equipment vendors.

Other projects and tasks as assigned
Qualifications:
- 5 years related logistics and supply chain experience required
- 3 years in a prior supervisory role required
- Bachelor's Degree preferred
- Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel required
- Strong written/oral communication and organizational skills 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 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 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.


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