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Project Manager - Logistics Engineering
Dearborn, MI
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Post Date: 02/09/19 Company: Penske
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Job Type: Full Time Phone:
Education: 4 year degree Fax:
Experience: 5 - 10 years Mailing Address:
Travel: Negligible
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Description
 
Position Summary:
 

Leads the design and implementation
of an engineered solution from conception through implementation. The
project manager works on 1-3 projects concurrently. Projects will be multi-dimensional,
requiring inclusion of Operations, Safety, IT, Engineering and Finance.
Responsible for the formalization of a realistic project timeline and project
plan. Handles many project tasks and assignments directly, delegating as needed
to other subject matter experts. Ensures stakeholder buy-in and facilitates
regular communication to convey progress, through the successful completion of
the project. Integrates appropriate logistics information and decision
technology into engineered solutions.

 

Projects
will be multi-dimensional, requiring inclusion of Operations, Safety, IT,
Engineering and Finance. Responsible for the formalization of a realistic
project timeline and project plan. Handles many project tasks and
assignments directly, delegating as needed to other subject matter experts.
Ensures stakeholder buy-in and facilitates regular communication to convey
progress, through the successful completion of the project. Integrates
appropriate logistics information and decision technology into engineered
solutions.

 
 
Responsibilities
  • Team
    supports all enterprise units including Business Units and Skill Teams
  • Designing
    visual interface for users to interact with the data; Building
    visualizations
  • Problem
    formulation and design of solution
  • Harvesting
    of data from multiple systems globally
  • Collaborating
    with Analytics and IT teams to transforming the data for use in modeling
    and visualizations
  • Identify
    relationships in data to assist in providing insights
  • Evaluation
    of data accuracy, completeness, timeliness and stability to establish
    repeatable, sustainable processes to maintain
  • Working
    with business on change management, including new process implementations
  • Leads analytical efforts associated
    with multiple engineering projects including direct supervision of engineering
    resources and delivering superior results
  • Works closely with customer's
    leadership and project team during scope development and option analysis phase
  • Prepares presentations and status
    reports and deliver to customer
  • Conducts benchmarking analysis and
    communicates results to customer leadership to establish baseline for value
    generation and to identify additional growth opportunities
  • Provides performance feedback to
    team members and their direct manager at the conclusion of the project

Qualifications
Basic Qualifications:
 
  • Bachelors required
  • Minimum of 4 - 7 years functional
    experience required years of experience with one or more of the following tools: Data
    Gathering skills/tools (e.g. SQL, Hadoop, Teradata, SAS, Business Objects,
    etc.) OR Visualization skills/tools (e.g. QlikView, Tableau, WebFocus, etc.)
 
Preferred Qualifications
  • Master's degree with a strong background in data science
  • Strong command of supply chain,
    logistics and transportation concepts required
  • Strong collaboration and communications skills
  • Strong problem formulation and problem solving skills
  • Experience communicating findings to make data analysis
    actionable and understandable by business partners
  • Ability to take complex problems and break them down to
    create an implement an action plan
  • Strong understanding of analysis and computational
    complexity and ability to programmatically solve problems
  • 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, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

 
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.

 

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