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POST DATE 9/17/2016
END DATE 10/9/2016

PACCAR Bellevue, WA

Bellevue, WA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, negotiate the requirements of the industry s most dynamic aftermarket organization, or build our excellent products and services you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

This position will be responsible for supporting the procurement of maintenance, repair, and operational (MRO) products and services used by PACCAR. PACCAR Commodity Managers are change agents, focused on delivering the highest value to internal/external customers at the lowest total cost.

Negotiate and manage all aspects of PACCAR s relationship with suppliers of MRO products and services for PACCAR, including the commercial and contractual requirements with respect to total cost, quality, delivery, and customer service.
Identify areas of opportunity to consolidate and streamline purchasing-related activities being conducted at PACCAR divisions.
Initiate market tests and facilitate supplier selection activities to achieve highest value and service for PACCAR
Develop, negotiate, and implement strategies resulting in reduced product or service cost, improved supply chain performance, and enhanced product and service quality.
Investigate and implement new technologies, strategic procurement strategies, and logistical opportunities.
Communicate and conduct meetings and formal presentations with suppliers and PACCAR personnel at all management levels.
Travel to supplier locations and PACCAR facilities in order to evaluate capabilities, assess processes, investigate new opportunities, improve manufacturing efficiencies, and resolve chronic supply and quality issues.
Administer long-term supply, development, and warranty agreements.

Minimum 3 years of purchasing, engineering, operations, or related experience
Experience with Production or MRO purchasing, manufacturing, and/or supply chain management
Proven negotiation and strong analytical skills
Creative, quality, and results-driven work ethic
Demonstrated leadership to accomplish company goals
Excellent communication skills written, verbal, & presentation
PC skills (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
Ability to develop Return on Investment Analysis
Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Finance, or related field. Masters or MBA preferred
PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Disability.

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Additional Benefits

PACCAR offers an excellent benefits package.