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Job Description

Requisition Summary

This position can be located in Plano, Texas or Louisville, KY. Plans, develops and supports traffic to maintain and improve the transportation department for the 3 Dynacraft locations.

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 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, 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!
 

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in Algona, WA. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium and heavy-duty truck parts sold under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck manufacturing divisions and PACCAR Parts service parts division with high quality components, subassemblies and specialized services. Dynacraft’s manufacturing facilities are located in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and  Plano, TX.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • This position supports Plano, Texas; Algona, Washington, and Louisville, KY and some travel will be involved.
  • Direct responsibility for all inbound and outbound domestic and international freight (truckload, LTL, intermodal, vessel and airfreight), evaluating rates and routes, and drives implementation of logistics cost saving programs for Dynacraft.
  • Develops short and long term traffic objectives, including planning strategy for attainment and standards for measuring progress.
  • Accountable for maintaining/meeting appropriate metrics related to on-time performance, premium and inbound freight costs.
  • Responsible for filing and managing loss, damage, and shortage claims with carriers as needed.
  • Negotiates local carrier contracts and expedited shipments as needed.
  • Manages returnable packaging programs including new part implementation and resulting transportation flows.
  • Interacts with all plant departments to create and implement solutions to ensure inbound/outbound material arrives to meet requirements.
  • Establishes traffic policies and procedures, creating published guidelines and standard work instructions.
  • Monitors carrier performance ensuring conformity to established quality, delivery, and safety standards. Collaborate with suppliers, carriers and management to resolve disputes over expediting, overtime, or other charges.
  • Assists in developing logistics programs and other improvement actions using Lean/Six Sigma methodologies, conducting research on assigned projects.
  • Supervises Logistics/Traffic Planners, including performance evaluations.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.

Skills / Competencies

  • Effective communication and negotiation skills including conflict resolution.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure.
  • Position requires an accurate detailed approach, good organization, and the ability to communicate clearly.

Qualifications

  • Experience in domestic transportation including road carriers, air freight, and intermodal.
  • Strong project management experience
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills including conflict resolution.
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure.
  • PC skills - MS Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Experience with SAP ERP systems.
  • Position requires an accurate detailed approach, good organization, and the ability to communicate clearly.
  • Must be an independent worker who has the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to work extended hours and Saturdays when required to support Traffic requests.

Education

Degree in Business Administration, Transportation Management, or related field required.

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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