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Manager-Business Improvement

Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Reading
Posted on: February 9, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary: This role's primary focus is to facilitate the EAC (eliminate, automate, centralize) Program for the Penske Logistics Organization across all Product Lines and Enabling Groups including Steering Team Update Meetings, Project Tracking, KPI Reporting and Rewards and Recognition. The role is also heavily focused on Project Managing enterprise and Product Line level EAC Projects and High Value Projects related to Business Process Automation and Centralization. The role also facilitates specific Lean Programs and training related to Finance and Safety such as the Lean Challenge Project Competition. The result is time savings given back to our Operations and Enabling Groups to increase work-life balance and make PL an employer of choice to increase retention at all levels. The time saved is also re-invested into Associate Development, Customer Service Value, Safety Focus and further Continuous Improvement efforts. Finally, the time savings will result in less corporate and management overhead cost growth over time in relation to revenue growth. These projects also directly impact pre-tax profit through cost savings and support customer retention and growth through demonstrating customer value and innovation. Responsibilities: EAC Program Management - Steering Team Meeting Facilitation, Project Tracking and Governance, KPIs, Awards and Recognitions EAC and High Value Projects - Enterprise Level Projects and Technology Projects. High level Project Management and Solution Development. Business Process Automation Projects - Process Mapping, ROI Assessments, Solution Proposal Presentations, Process Design / Business Requirement Documents, Implementation Project Management Lean Programs and Training Deployed to Enabling Groups (Finance, Safety, HR, etc). Other projects/tasks as assigned. Qualifications: Bachelor's Degree required in Business, Supply Chain, Economics, Engineering, Technology, and/or Data Science. Master's Preferred in Engineering Technology, and/or Data Science. Lean Certification (required within 2 years of role) Lean Six Sigma Certification (preferred) Project Management Professional (preferred) Minimum of 5 years work experience as a Manager in Quality, Lean, Continuous Improvement, Project Management, technology, Engineering, Enabling Group or Operations. Strong written / oral communication to all organizational levels. Developing, mentoring and coaching others. Developing technical solutions and the supporting documentation (Process Design Documents / Business Requirement Documents) Can think big and is highly open and flexible to new ideas and information. Strong Automation Technology Acumen 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 Job Category: Operations Management Job Family: Common Address: 100 Kachel Boulevard Primary Location: US-PA-Reading Employer: Penske Logistics LLC Req ID: 2401728 Date posted: 02/07/2024

Keywords: Penske Logistics, Reading , Manager-Business Improvement, Executive , Reading, Pennsylvania

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