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Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Location: Reading, PA
Career Level: Mid-Senior Level
Industries: Transportation, Logistics, Trucking


This position can be base out of Reading PA, Beachwood OH, Dearborn MI, or Atlanta GA

Position Summary:

The Project Manager, Freight Networks is responsible for the project lifecycle of strategic forward-looking Freight Management projects.  The stages include concept development, needs assessment, detail design, testing and refinement, change management and ramp-up.  This role serves as the primary conduit for leading digital projects within Freight Management, working closely with development and data science teams to bring AI/ML to life within the Freight Management product.  This role is regarded as a subject matter expert for applying new digital technologies into Freight Management. 


Major Responsibilities:

  • Full lifecycle project creation / administration & ongoing facilitation
  • Clearly define internal/external customer needs using identified use cases/stories
  • Data analysis to measure project feasibility; identify project success factors
  • Documenting the technical details and operational processes effected
  • Lead and/or participate with cross-functional stakeholder teams including internal and external customers, vendors and suppliers
  • Responsible for the formalization of comprehensive project plans, clarifying timelines, milestones, goals and ownership.
  • Continuously assess the project's deliverables against the defined needs
  • Test and iterate prototypes and get user feedback
  • Day to day work with IT, data science and customer users on development and design
  • Using an Agile approach to implement quick wins, prioritize backlog to meet expectations
  • Research and analysis to identify and document market needs

Job Requirements

  • Bachelors' degree in Business, Operations Management, Supply Chain, Logistics or related quantitative field required.
  • Minimum of 5 - 7 years functional experience required, strong preference for operations and analytical experience
  • Multi-level communication skills with 2 – 4 years project management experience
  • Strong command of supply chain, logistics and transportation concepts required
  • Ability to work and succeed in an ambiguous environment
  • Advanced computer skills including database experience, Powerpoint, Excel expected
  • Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location 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.


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