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Penske Manager, Carrier Pricing/Analytics in Beachwood, Ohio

Description:

This position can be based out of Reading PA, Beachwood OH, Dearborn MI, or Duluth GA.

Position Summary:

The Manager of Carrier Pricing/Analytics will support Freight Management and Brokerage business pursuit process with market pricing activities to support growth in TM and Brokerage business. This role will support the ongoing customer need to understand current market conditions through benchmark activities and industry best practices. This position will drive strategy and sourcing process flow to drive customers to reduce transportation costs and achieve better carrier performance. This position will support the Freight Management & Brokerage business of procurement project work that will drive revenue through benchmarking and procurement technology bid support. This position will partner and support to the goals of Penske’s Core Carrier Program.

Major Responsibilities:

Support new business pursuit process with market pricing activities to support growth in TM and Brokerage business. Expected results to assist Sales and Product Line teams in constructing responses to RFP / RFQs with pricing, Customer Meetings, etc where the Project Manager will speak to Project Management Processes, Technical Solutions or any area of expertise the Project Manager speaks to during the course of an Implementation. Help to define business rules early on in sales cycle

Identify and develop predictive pricing analytics tools to better enable accurate market pricing and benchmarking. Expected result to manage all data that Sourcing has access to: Freight Payment, TMS, Brokerage & TM customers bid data

Manage the Penske Transportation Market Update. Expected result is to provide TM, Brokerage, and Executive leadership market insights to drive customer specific transportation category insights to drive successful procurement best practices

Use industry information to drive sourcing strategy. Expected result is to work with Transportation Sourcing Specialists within each account to educate trends in the market that will impact rates and capacity. Drive forward thinking approach to customer’s freight network to identify opportunities

Penske Expert user in e-Sourcing platform across Penske business. Expected result is to utilize combined tools to construct more efficient e-RFP setup for customer’s freight network

Qualifications:

Qualifications:

-7 years of demonstrated transportation/logistics management & procurement experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Analytics, Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Statistics required

  • APICS Preferred

Knowledge & Skills:

  • Project Management Experience

  • Working knowledge of JDA/TMS software or equivalent platforms. Transportation Market external tools such as FTR and DAT

  • Brokerage and TM Customer Operations

  • Expert in quantitative, data, data visualization tools (Tableau, Qlikview). MS office products expert, advanced excel skillset

  • Working Knowledge of carrier operations, rate structures, contracts, and tariffs required

  • Ability to complete multiple, complex, tasks and assignments

  • Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Strong oral and written communications skills are 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.

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 http://www.penskelogistics.com/ to learn more.

Work Locations: 3000 Auburn Dr Beachwood, OH 44122

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Beachwood

Zip: 44122

Job: Logistics/Supply Chain

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain

Req ID: 2100946

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