Manager, IT Solutions Development - Remote
Company: Penske Truck Leasing
Posted on: November 22, 2020
This position does have the capability to be remote.
The Manager - IT Solutions Development, is responsible for leading
a team of IT solution analysts and ensuring freight management
solution projects are prioritized, scheduled and completed
according to the company's needs and to meet the needs of the
business and customer requirements. These duties include building
relationships and trust with the process owners and taking a
consultative approach to project definition; working with Process
and IT teams to ensure on time, on spec delivery of system work;
managing the IT solution design, development and implementation
efforts; seeing that proper process is followed and that
deliverables meet Penske standards. Additionally, they guide and
mentor the associates in their career development.
--- Work closely with process owners and customers at a sr.
--- Translate business requirements into system requirements
--- Manage the projects and/or solutions to meet client group
--- Main point of contact for client group updates, issues, and
--- Execute technical solutions to department standards.
--- Drive solutions that meet fast pace business objectives with
both short term and long term goals in mind.
--- Perform well supporting both legacy and future
--- Proven leadership skills, able to influence both at the
tactical and strategic levels.
--- Maintain solid relationships evenly within the
--- Ensure the associates lead project scope development and
options analysis and recommend technical solutions to meet customer
--- Ensure the associates create project plans, timelines,
milestones, goals and ownership.
--- Lead regular meetings to ensure effectiveness of plan, cost
implications and quality of solution.
--- Ensure project completion and implementation projects on time,
and ensure all tasks and projects are executed to department
--- Deep level of understanding of transportation best practices
and TMS software.
--- Ensure the staff creates technical solutions based on system
capabilities and standards.
--- Ensure end user group training on how to use the technical
--- Mentor associates.
--- Delegate and assign tasks to technical resources for
--- Assess task quality and provide ongoing feedback to project
--- Create performance reviews and set standards for quality.
--- Analyze system/software capabilities and how it relates to
creating a technical solution.
--- Identify future opportunities for system enhancement and value
--- Demonstrate capability to break technical solutions into
logical units, and have the ability to use models to show
applications or program flow.
--- Use dashboards and metrics to properly prioritize work and
ensure milestones on projects are being met.
Education and Experience Requirements:
--- Bachelor's degree in Computer Science, Management Information
Systems, Information Technology, Engineering, Business, Mathematics
or Logistics. Master's is preferred.
--- 10 years related technology solutions design experience;
preferably in transportation or logistics.
--- Prior supervisory/management experience a must.
Knowledge and Skill Requirements:
--- 6 years of relevant work experience with TMS systems.
JDA/BlueYonder is preferred.
--- Advanced skills in team development, personal evaluations,
managing timelines and work plans, presentations and
--- Strong decision-making, problem solving, and analytical
--- Demonstrated business acumen and be political savvy.
--- Expert understanding of leading practices, industry trends and
make recommendations to business partners as appropriate.
--- 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
--- 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
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
Work Locations: 5605 N MacArthur Blvd Irving, TX 75038
Primary Location: United States-Texas-Irving
Job: Information Technology
Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Information Technology
Req ID: 2008684
Keywords: Penske Truck Leasing, Irving , Manager, IT Solutions Development - Remote, Professions , Irving, Texas
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