Penske Logistics is looking for a Senior Operations Supervisor to become part of an excellent team. This position will provide operational leadership to individual contributors across multiple locations to ensure the execution of daily tasks and activities in a manner consistent with company services and cost objectives.Responsible for all on-site operational activity by load planners including order entry, load planning, load scheduling and load monitoring. Actively involved in the hiring process as well as customer interactions.Frequent travel to multiple locations as necessary is a requirement of this position.
Lead team of salaried employees (includes: performance review, corrective action, and goal setting)
Provide detailed instruction to various personnel
Act as first level escalation for customer inquires
Ensure the bulk scheduling activities at each location are covered and working in accordance with customer expectations
Participate in customer meetings both on-site at plants and at corporate offices as required
Assist in new customer on-boarding and implementations
Prioritize time sensitive situations
Work with team in scheduling deliveries to receivers and providing excellent customer service
Ensuring customerâ€™s KPIâ€™s are hit on a daily and weekly basis
Handle rate negotiations with carriers on a spot rate basis when escalated
Analyze process data and work on continuous improvements
Identifying cost savings opportunities for the customer
Ensuring all business needs are covered including when there are vacations, illness, etc.
Ensure day-to-day management and associate activities are in alignment with the location safety strategy, Provide associates with communication, training, feedback, and direction to ensure safe performance, Ensure compliance with all applicable regulatory agencies and company policies and procedures.
Growth / Customer Experience:
Understand the location-specific customer goals & objectives, Ensure the customer knows that we are committed to helping them meet their objectives, Determine areas that could benefit from Continuous Improvement efforts.
2 - 5 years of experience in the logistics / supply chain industry
Bachelorâ€™s degree strongly preferred
Previous experience in a supervisory role
JDA Transportation Management System and/or SAP experience preferred
Must have strong attention to detail and effective communications skills
Strong customer focus
Must be skilled in Problem Solving / Process Improvement.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and prioritize time sensitive situations
Advanced desktop computer skills including Microsoft Excel and Outlook required
Must be able to learn and regularly operate various computer systems across different platforms
Ability to lead and develop team of salaried associates
Ability to develop and maintain professional working relationships with customers as well as Penske personnel
Team player with flexibility in working different shifts occasionally to accommodate your team / customer
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
-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
Headquartered in Reading, Pa., 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 throughout the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing, and international freight forwarding and carrier management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.
Work Locations: 150 N Dairy Ashford Rd Houston, TX 77079
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Houston
Job: Logistics/Supply Chain
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain
Req ID: 2102049
Internal Number: 2102049
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