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Commodity Manager - Axles, Drivelines, & Suspension Job
Paccar | Bellevue, Washington
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Job Description

Company Information

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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, 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

Negotiate and manage all aspects of PACCAR’s relationship with suppliers, including the commercial/contractual requirements with respect to total cost, technology, delivery, customer service, aftermarket support, logistics and quality. Commodity Managers are change agents, focused on delivering the highest value to internal and external customers at the lowest total cost.

 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop, negotiate, and implement strategies resulting in improved supply chain performance and enhanced product quality.
  • Investigate and implement new technologies, strategic procurement strategies and logistical opportunities.
  • Communicate and conduct meetings and formal presentations with suppliers, plant, and division personnel at all management levels.
  • Travel to supplier locations in order to evaluate capabilities, assess production readiness, investigate new opportunities, improve manufacturing efficiencies and resolve chronic supply and quality issues.
  • Travel to PACCAR’s operating locations in support of the above activities
  • Administer long-term supply, development and warranty agreements.

Qualifications & Skills

  • 3-8 years of purchasing, engineering, or related experience - commercial transportation, heavy equipment, or automotive experience is a plus.
  • Experience with part purchasing, design, 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.
  • Project Team participation and/or Project Management.
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, & presentation.
  • PC skills (Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint).
  • Able to travel (domestic and international).

Education

  • Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Finance, or related field. Masters or MBA preferred. 

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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