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Principal Engineer - Industrial

Company: Penske Logistics
Location: Irving
Posted on: April 3, 2024

Job Description:

Position Summary: The Principal Logistics Engineer is responsible for leading and conducting logistics analysis and engineering work involving all aspects of transportation design. Engineering work will include development of project scope & objectives, establishing engineering and/or modeling methodology & approach, formalization of realistic project timeline & project plan, direct supervision of engineering resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects, performing risk management, managing the communication & relationship with customers (internal/external) and stakeholders, delivering superior engineering solutions in accordance with the approved project scope, objectives and timeline, documenting/presenting solution results to the customer and/or working with various groups at Penske Logistics to help implement the solution design. They lead and conduct multiple projects or solutions concurrently. They have had experiences working on various teams, in different phases of the process with multiple customers and handle many project tasks and assignments directly, delegating as needed to other subject matter experts. These solutions might involve the use of multiple modes and service lines. They focus on design, develop or implement comprehensive supply chain solutions to solve complex supply chain initiatives or problems, for customers, development activities and request for proposals. They ensure stakeholder buy-in and facilitate regular communication to convey progress, through the successful completion of the project. They integrate appropriate logistics information and decision technology into engineered solutions. Major Responsibilities: • Lead and conduct logistics multiple analysis and engineering work concurrently and direct supervises engineering resources and third parties for the flawless execution of projects • Develop, communicate, and document the engineering methodology to the project team and ensure its adherence. • Performs risk management to minimize project risks and manages the communication & relationship with customers (internal/external) and stakeholders • Deliver superior engineering solutions in accordance with the approved project scope, objectives and timeline and document & present solution results to the customer (internal/external) • Act as a Subject Matter Expert (SME) and perform project analysis and design work, when needed • Mentor and train junior associates on policy and techniques used in the engineering department • Other projects as assigned Qualifications: • 5 to 7 years comparable experience designing, implementing and executing supply chain solutions. • Must be proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint). Skills in MS Project and Visio a plus • Intermediate skills in transportation and network modeling/mapping tools. • Strong understanding of transportation, and supply chain concepts • Ability to analyze data • Analytical/problem solving capabilities • Developed expertise in translating data as well as extracting and utilizing data from execution systems. • Ability to devise technical engineering methodology/plan (created and documented) • Effective communication skills both written and verbal, ability to interface directly with external customers • Developing presentations skills • Customer orientation • Time management and multi-tasking skills • Must be able to work independently and concurrently on a range of unstructured tasks/projects and properly prioritize work, all with little supervision or direction • Developed time management, organizational and multi-tasking skills • Must demonstrate strong written, oral, and interpersonal communications skills, particularly when problems arise that may affect solution outcome and/or project schedule. • Able to resolve situations quickly, communicate status of problem, and work with the appropriate subject matter expert until it is fixed. • Excellent communication skills written and oral. • 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. Job Category: Logistics/Supply Chain Job Family: Engineering Address: 5605 N. MacArthur Blvd Primary Location: US-TX-Irving Employer: Penske Logistics LLC Req ID: 2403343 Date posted: 03/30/2024

Keywords: Penske Logistics, Irving , Principal Engineer - Industrial, Engineering , Irving, Texas

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