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Penske Truck Leasing Co., L.P

Director - Logistics Pricing

Transportation and Logistics

Transportation Director

Yearly

No

Reading, Pennsylvania, United States

Director - Logistics Pricing (Job Number: 2215463 )

Position Summary:

This position is a multipurpose task position.

  1. To support the attainment of new business plan while achieving or exceeding our financial goals.
  2. To manage the Pricing assignments and workflow in the department and supervise the Managers of Logistics Pricing, Sr. Financial Analysts and Financial Analysts supporting the Solution Team.
  3. To provide experienced based analysis to Penske Logistics Senior Leadership, Penske Solution team members, and Penske Logistics field operations. Recommendations include identification of pricing risks, explanation of pricing standards, presentation of alternatives, and bringing attention to possible expense recovery gaps in customer proposed pricing.
  4. To provide training to new and existing Penske Logistics associates concerning new business pricing process, pricing models, and pricing assumptions that support the Solution team and Penske Logistics field operations. (Associates commonly trained are Solution team staff, Region Finance Staff, and Operation Managers).
  5. To provide coaching and associate development of the Sr. Financial Analysts and Financial Analysts supporting the Solution Team. To measure new business activity and continually improve the new business pricing processes.
  6. To support Product Line special projects and research.
  7. To monitor and update pricing standard factors in pricing templates.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Manage the pricing assignments for all new business deals based on customer requirements, design, assumptions & pricing standards.
  • To provide coaching and associate development of the Sr. Financial Analysts and Financial Analysts supporting the Solution Team.
  • Develop costing and pricing while working with the Product Line Managers to support Enterprise business pricing while achieving or exceeding our financial goals
  • Develop costing and pricing while working with the Product Line Managers to support New business pricing while achieving or exceeding our financial goals
  • Develop costing and pricing while working with the Product Line Managers to support Add or existing pricing while achieving or exceeding our financial goals
  • Assists Product Line leadership on special projects and other assignments as needed. Research and provide Product Line leadership with information on competitive pricing and costing.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, (Cost) Accounting, Finance, or Supply Chain required
  • 15 years business experience (position experience in one of the following - Logistics Pricing, Solution Design, Logistics Product Line Manager, or Cost Accounting)
  • 15 years of Logistics industry experience preferred
  • Experience with logistics costs / expenditures
  • Intermediate financial analysis skills and ability to formulate creative pricing solutions
  • Intermediate - personal computer / IT knowledge and skills
  • Advanced - working knowledge of Excel
  • Intermediate - Time Management
  • Using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
  • Listening/Speaking – understanding points presented, asking questions as appropriate, conveying information effectively.
  • Achieves results based on deadlines
  • Understanding the implications of new information for both current and future problem-solving and decision-making.
  • Ability to receive, understand, and apply operating statistics and pricing assumptions at different times in a non-linear process of data collection.
  • Ability to adapt and change pricing approaches due to different product line strategies
  • 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 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, international freight forwarding and carrier management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

Work Locations :

100 Kachel Boulevard 100 Kachel Boulevard

Reading, PA 19607

Primary Location : United States-Pennsylvania-Reading

Job : Finance/Accounting

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Req ID: 2215463