Penske Senior Logistics Engineer in Corona, California


Position Summary:

A Senior Logistics Engineer is responsible for preparing analyses to support projects involving all aspects of warehousing and distribution. This includes detailed analysis to determine optimal warehouse design, definition of functional requirements, material handling equipment applications, work measurement, data analysis, slotting, operations planning and operations improvements for both new and existing operations. In addition, a Senior Logistics Engineer is responsible for preparing analysis to support the sales and product line management teams in securing new warehousing business.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Lead development of warehousing and distribution solutions for new business opportunities. Participate in cross functional teams for design, pricing, implementation, startup and support.

  • Provides the sales, product line management, and the operations teams with warehouse modeling and analytical support. This includes being able to effectively develop creative warehousing solutions for potential new customers in a timely manner through the RFP process.

  • Through appropriate analysis of sku data, order profiles, inventory holding requirements, inbound orders, and value added service requirements determine optimal facility layout and Material Handling Equipment (MHE ) requirements.

  • Creates flow diagrams for warehouse processes.

  • Has thorough understanding of Radio Frequency Technology and Warehouse Management Systems (WMS). Knowledge of the JDA /Red Prairie WMS is a plus.

  • Develops functional specifications for WMS requirements.

  • Applies work measurement to create warehouse job standards.

  • Prepares installation and operating budgets for a warehousing design.

  • Uses accepted Industrial Engineering work analysis methods (for example, MOST – Maynard Operation Sequence Technique). Presents Penske Logistics warehousing modeling capabilities and solutions to new and existing customers.

  • Development and maintenance of engineered labor standards.

  • Establishes effective relationships with customers and gains their trust and respect.

  • Provides operations with logistics modeling and technical support.

  • Attends training for new and enhanced decision support software applications to improve productivity and analysis quality.

  • Anticipated travel requirement--50 to 60%.

  • Other projects as assigned by the supervisor


Education and Experience Requirements:

  • Must have Bachelors Degree in Logistics, Operations Management, Industrial Engineering, Computer Science, or related quantitative field. Masters Degree preferred.

  • Must have a minimum of 3 to 5 years of logistics/supply chain experience as a consultant or with a third party logistics organization or other comparable experience.

  • Must have a thorough understanding of warehousing concepts and familiarity with equipment/warehouse planning.

  • Must have working knowledge of warehouse value added services (i.e., kitting and light sub-assembly).

  • Must have experience with warehouse design and implementation for the retail industry.

  • Thorough knowledge of material handling equipment systems and applications.

  • Experience in developing customer proposals and presentations.

  • Exposure to Transportation and Supply Chain Logistics.

Software Skills

  • Must be able to effectively use the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint, Project, Visio).

  • Must be able to effectively use MOST (Maynard Operation Sequence Technique) or a similar application.

  • Must be able to effectively use AutoCAD.

  • Exposure to product slotting software.

  • Exposure to or use of simulation software.

Other Characteristics:

  • Excellent analytical/problem solving capabilities

  • Excellent presentation skills

  • Must demonstrate strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills, particularly when problems arise that may affect solution outcome and/or project schedule.

  • Customer orientation

  • Team player

  • Must be able to work independently and concurrently on a wide range of unstructured tasks/projects and properly prioritize work, all without much supervision or direction

  • Time management and multi-tasking skills:

  • 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, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

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: 2280 Wardlow Circle Corona, CA

Primary Location: United States-California-Corona

Job: Engineering

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Engineering

Req ID: 1706702