Penske Specification System Specialist in Reading, Pennsylvania


Position Summary:

We are looking for a self-motivated individual to join our team to help us with several initiatives involving the procurement of new vehicles. A few of the key components of this position include enhancing Penske’s Salesforce Spec & Rating system, working with our many OEM/Suppliers to introduce new vehicles or components and work with our field sales team to spec and rate a vehicle or resolve any issues that might arise once a vehicle has been delivered. This is an exciting and challenging opportunity that offers the ability to work on many different projects.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Create and Maintain Specifications, Pricing, Controls and Residual requirements for the Salesforce Spec & Rating System.

  • Work closely with OEM’s, Suppliers, Vehicle Supply Team, I.T., Marketing and Sales.

  • Maintain an extremely high level of Vehicle Spec and Pricing accuracy.

  • Perform quality assurance checks and balances of Vehicle Specs.

  • Analyze and present findings in regards to new vehicles and associated components.

  • Work with system users to troubleshoot and resolve issues.

  • Other projects as assigned by the supervisor


  • Truck Industry Experience required.

  • Good reasoning, detail oriented with a strong analytical skill set required.

  • Knowledge of Tractor, Truck, Trailer and Body componentry required.

  • Strong Computer Knowledge.

  • Good knowledge of MS Office products with strengths in Access and Excel required.

  • The knowledge of working with formulas, macros, databases, tables, queries and lookups is helpful.

  • High School degree or equivalent required.

  • Well organized with the ability to prioritize and follow-up on open items required.

  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently and meet rigid deadlines required.

  • Good communication skills (oral and written) 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 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.

About Penske Truck Leasing

Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P., headquartered in Reading, Pennsylvania, is a partnership of Penske Corporation, Penske Automotive Group, and Mitsui & Co., Ltd. A leading global transportation services provider, Penske operates more than 260,000 vehicles, employs more than 29,000 people, 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: Sourcing/Procurement/Facilities

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Sourcing/Procurement/Facilities

Req ID: 1814061