Penske Product Manager in Reading, Pennsylvania
The Product Manager is an exciting new role at Penske and will be responsible for delivering digital products and services across the PTL organization to both internal and external users. This role offers an opportunity to assume a leading role in the development of new customer-facing websites and mobile apps and to help Penske maintain a digital leadership position in the transportation industry. A great Product Manager understands that end-user value is the only metric of success and takes responsibility for achieving it.
Software/technical skills are not required for this position, however an understanding of software development processes are greatly desired; understanding of the business, excellent communication skills and an entrepreneurial mindset are beneficial for success in this role.
-Work closely with Penske departments, internal and external users to understand their needs and expectations
-Define product vision that answers stakeholder needs and determine features of the product
-Defining, validating and prioritizing product features
-Work side-by-side with developers and designers as part of a cross-functional team to define, prioritize, and deliver digital products that meet the needs and goals of the business
-Help internal and external stakeholders understand our user-centered, iterative and cross-functional development approach
-Mentor and train new team members by coaching them on lean and agile product development methods
-Removal of team roadblocks, distractions and impediments being identified by the product team
-Other projects as assigned by the supervisor
-High School diploma or equivalent required
-4 year degree or relevant years of product management experience preferred
-2 or more years of product management experience preferred
-Effective communication skills are essential as close collaboration with customers and various departments throughout the business is crucial to the success of our offering
-Previous experience working on agile development projects preferred
-Background in design and/or software development a plus
-Strong leadership and mentoring skills
-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.
-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 Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, General Electric Capital Corporation and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 216,000 vehicles and serves customers from more than 1,000 locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Product lines include full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions. Visit http://www.GoPenske.com to learn more.
Work Locations: 100 Gundy Drive Reading, PA
Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Reading
Req ID: 1610984