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Penske Project Manager - Labor Efficiency in Irving, Texas

Position Summary:

The project manager works on 1-3 projects concurrently. Projects will be multi-dimensional, requiring inclusion of Operations, IT, Engineering, Finance and other functional teams as required. Responsible for the formalization of a realistic project timeline and project plan. Handles many project tasks and assignments directly, delegating as needed to other subject matter experts. Ensures stakeholder buy-in and facilitates regular communication to convey progress, through the successful completion of the project.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Develop Go / No Go Criteria to determine which locations to deep dive

  • Coordinate Engineering, Operations, Finance, and CST to drive labor improvement by:

  • Analyzing Proforma standards to actuals across all labor functions

  • Creating and implementing KPI’s

  • Feed improvements / key learnings back to CST to improve new business solutions & proposals

  • Training: Create training on labor tools and KPI’s, and become the main labor trainer for all DCM associates

  • Create Labor Dashboard by site that includes WMS type, LMS, Incentives, Slotting, and all other relevant labor information

  • Standardize non-LMS incentive programs & evaluate ROI’s

  • Develops project implementation strategy and implementation schedule

  • Works closely with customer's leadership and project team during scope development and option analysis phase

  • Prepares presentations and status reports and deliver to leadership and customer

  • Conducts benchmarking analysis and communicates results to customer leadership to establish baseline for value generation and to identify additional growth opportunities

  • Provides performance feedback to team members and their direct manager at the conclusion of the project

  • Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor


-At least 3 years of multiple supply chain service line experience (Transportation, Warehousing, LLP, etc) preferred

-1 to 2 years of Project Management experience required

-Project Management certifications preferred

-Bachelor's degree required, advanced degrees or certifications preferred

-Strong analytical and influencing skills, written/oral communication and organizational skills are required as this position will have frequent executive communication and presentation

-Advanced computer skills including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint required

-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

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.

About Penske Logistics

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.

Job Category: Engineering

Job Function: Project Management

Job Family: General Administration

Address: 5605 N. MacArthur Blvd

Primary Location: US-TX-Irving

Employer: Penske Logistics LLC

Req ID: 2315174