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Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P

Director - Labor Relations

Skilled Labor

General Labor


Reading, Pennsylvania, United States

Director - Labor Relations (Job Number: 2224891 )

Position Summary:

The Director of Labor Relations reports to Vice President, Labor Relations, with responsibility for strategic labor relations matters throughout North America for Penske Transportation Solutions. The job is for someone who loves labor law, and who likes working in a fast-paced, growth-oriented business environment which presents daily challenges on labor relations issues.

This position will be based out of Penske's corporate offices, however, with regular travel approximately 50% of the time, the qualified candidate may reside anywhere in the continental US.

Major Responsibilities:

Support Penske Transportation Solutions through the following:

  • Directly supervise and lead Labor Specialists who support strategic initiatives for the Labor Group.
  • Oversee training program and conduct supervisor and management training in conjunction with Human Resources colleagues regarding labor law compliance;
  • Oversee and conduct risk assessments; advise management on ways to reduce potential liability
  • Conduct due-diligence and provide labor relations advice on mergers, acquisitions, new business ventures, business consolidations and reorganizations.
  • Ability to manage the preparation and presentation of charges related to the National Labor Relations Act. This may be completed with internal staff and/or outside counsel.
  • Provide advice on interpretation of collective bargaining agreements and arbitrate grievances when necessary.
  • Analyze predictive analytics and advise Senior Management regarding labor and employment initiatives that support company goals.
  • Provide advice and counsel to Senior Management in all areas of Labor Law.
  • Lead the development of process and procedure improvement in a metrics-driven environment.
  • Lead new processes and projects as assigned by the VP of Labor
  • Ability to work cross functionally to support legal compliance, and negotiation of collective bargaining contracts
  • Other Projects as assigned by the VP of Labor


  • 6-9 years of experience in Labor Relations successfully managing and negotiating collective bargaining agreements, handling arbitrations and union campaigns.
  • Experience in successfully managing NLRB charges.
  • Experience in conducting Labor Relations due diligence in acquisitions and mergers.
  • Juris Doctorate required; Bar admission preferred.
  • Labor law firm experience preferred.
  • Strong leadership and coaching skills
  • Strong presentation and training skills
  • Desire to work both tactically (hands-on) and strategically.
  • Willingness to travel as required by the needs of the business
  • Willingness to 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 a premier fleet of vehicles and serves its customers from locations in North America, South America, Europe, Australia, and Asia. Penske’s 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 Gundy Drive 100 Gundy Drive

Reading, PA 19607

Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Job : Human Resources

Penske Oracle Job (US & CA only do not edit): : PTL.Labor Relations Director

Req ID: 2224891