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Paccar | Bellevue, Washington
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Company Information

PACCAR, founded in 1905, is a Fortune 500 company headquartered in the vibrant retail and office district of downtown Bellevue.  It is recognized as a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and support of high-quality trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates, advanced diesel engines, financial services and parts.  PACCAR is an exceptional company with talented, motivated and collegial employees.  PACCAR offers excellent pay and benefits, including incentive compensation, retirement benefits (pension plan and 401(k) plan with company matching), medical, vision and dental plans, and vacation. 

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services — you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!

Requisition Summary

PACCAR is looking for an experienced Corporate Counsel to work in its law department at its downtown Bellevue, Washington headquarters.  The Corporate Counsel will have expertise in commercial law and report directly to the General Counsel.  Experience with intellectual property law and transactions and/or environmental law and regulations is preferred but not required.  This attorney will work closely with business leaders, other lawyers and paralegals as a key member of a team working toward practical solutions within the company.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Draft, review and negotiate a wide range of complex commercial agreements relating to vehicle development and manufacturing. Transactions include sourcing arrangements with domestic and international suppliers.
  • Communicate legal risks to internal business clients, including procurement, engineering and information technology professionals.
  • Provide legal advice and strategic counsel on environmental matters.

Experience and Preferred Qualifications

  • At least seven years of experience practicing corporate and commercial law in a large law firm or in-house legal department with public company experience.
  • Strong drafting and negotiating skills.
  • Experience with purchasing contracts and other sourcing arrangements is strongly preferred.
  • Highly ethical, and values compliance and confidentiality.
  • Detail-oriented, prompt and highly organized.
  • Comfortable managing numerous tasks and prioritizing deadlines.
  • Excellent communications skills, both oral and written.
  • Team player.

Additional Job Board Information

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

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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