Penske Sales Rating and Specification Specialist in Reading, Pennsylvania


Position Summary:

This position will support a specific region’s National Lease Sales team by providing vehicle specification and rating support. This includes partnering with Vehicle Supply, Vehicle Applications, Vehicle Planning and IT to create the deal items and build customer vehicle configurations that will meet both Penske's and our customers’ expectations and D.O.T. legal requirements. This also includes entering the initial rating parameters, managing the workflow process, and ensuring that the deal meets system requirements.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Enhance the sales experience and minimize mis-builds by ensuring vehicles are built/spec'd properly with assistance from OEM's and Vehicle Supply, and per Penske's key component requirements. Ensuring vehicles are built/spec’d properly to the customer’s requirements, by participating in customer meetings. Structure all deals in a streamline manner to best benefit all customers involved

  • Provide backup support to field users with respect to the Vehicle Specification and Rating System; troubleshoot user issues as they arise, document system-related issues and coordinate solution with Management

  • Identify, recommend and test new features of the Vehicle Specification and Rating system to continuously improve the process

  • Provide metrics and reporting for the corporate sales department and management as needed.

  • Other Projects as provided by the supervisor


  • High School diploma or equivalent required

  • 4 year degree strongly preferred

  • Must have strong analytical skills

  • Expert vehicle specification knowledge required

  • Knowledge of rating & specification systems required

  • Familiar with preferred

  • Must have a good understanding of sales processes

  • Advanced communication skills, verbal and written required

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, Word, and Power Point required

  • Expert Spec and rating knowledge preferred

  • 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 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 to learn more.

Work Locations: 100 Kachel Boulevard Reading, PA

Primary Location: United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Job: Sales/Business Development/Sales Management

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Sales/Business Development/Sales Management

Req ID: 1705758