Supply Chain Analyst


: $87,660.00 - $125,160.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Engineering

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Position can be based in any of the following locations:

Beachwood, OH

Dearborn, MI

Warren, MI

Duluth, GA

Bedford, TX

Erlanger, KY

Position Summary:

A Supply Chain Analyst will maintain solutions as it relates to the customer agreement and may recommend and implement changes to improve efficiency, provide cost savings or reduce support. Position will require customer interactions and be capable of representing Penske in customer meetings. A Penske Supply Chain Analyst will work collectively between Operations, Engineering and Technology to support logistics solutions and strategic cost savings opportunities. The Supply Chain Analyst is responsible for managing Transportation Management business processes including shipment route plan optimization and execution to ensure that Penske s solutions are meeting customer requirements.

Major Responsibilities:

Analyzes route schedules or load plans, historical activity and customer trends in order to provide recommendations for improvements to routing efficiency and solution effectiveness

Support the design and implementation of a developed supply chain solution

Identify cost savings opportunities for the customer

Handle reoccurring analysis and tasks driving continuous cost savings initiatives

Examine current processes and implement or recommend improvements to drive out waste

Proactively monitor and manage key performance indicators and execute root cause analysis utilizing TM operating systems

Interact with customers in resolving problems and coordinating implementations

Develop and distribute weekly customer metrics and develop customer performance reports

Meet customer deadlines and develop metrics dashboards that highlight customer specific analytics

Develop and assist with presenting customer analytics, key trends and solution proposals during customer QBR's

Applies network changes and synchronizes execution with TM system

Maps and documents standard operating processes

Applies tactical processes daily within the established business rules.

Use discretion and independent judgment to answer customer requests and propose solutions

Work with internal subject matter expert to resolve problems and support implementations

Follow processes that are set by engineering and help implement any process changes and transportation design changes

Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor


1 - 4 year experience within the transportation, logistics or supply chain industry.

Bachelor's Degree preferred: Business Administration, Logistics & Supply Chain Management preferred

Fundamental understanding of transportation, supply chain and logistics concepts

Strong written and oral communication skills

Advanced problem solving skills

Ability to work effectively in a team environment

Ability to work independently with minimum supervision

Experience analyzing large sets of data

Candidate must possess computer skills to include: Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook and PowerPoint

Consistently demonstrates proven ability to learn and use necessary tools

Ability to follows process and standard procedures

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 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.

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: 100 Kachel Boulevard Reading, PA 19607

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Zip: 19607

Job: Logistics/Supply Chain

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain

Req ID: 1913668
Associated topics: business, cost efficient, industrial engineer, manufacturing engineer, methods engineer, project, sap, supply, supply chain * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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