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Paccar | Renton, 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 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


PACCAR Parts operates a network of parts distribution centers offering aftermarket support to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealers and customers around the world. Aftermarket support includes customer call centers operating 24 hours a day throughout the year and technologically advanced systems to enhance inventory control and expedite order processing.

Requisition Summary

This position is responsible for developing and executing the inventory plan for a specific product line. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work with suppliers to understand forecast reports, past due reports and Supplier Information System.
  • Lead and/or support the implementation of productivity and process improvements for Materials including Kaizen and Six Sigma projects.
  • Prioritize responsibilities to complete tasks in a timely manner and produce quality work.
  • Analyze inventory requirements that result in purchase orders, transfers & cancellation decisions that are in line with departmental goals.
  • Identify suppliers with poor performance and lead corrective action calls to ensure compliance to Supplier Guidelines.
  • Participate in and occasionally lead projects.
  • Analyze data to identify issues and root cause in supply chain.
  • Work with suppliers to expedite parts to limit stock-outs at distribution centers.
  • System maintenance to ensure part setup remains current.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Materials, Operations, Business, Supply Chain or related field desired
  • Inventory control, supply chain or product distribution experience
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and functions.
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities efficiently in a fast paced environment.
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills.
  • Strong math skills and organized work habits.
  • Proven problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Self-starter, able to work with minimal supervision in both team and individual environment.
  • Excellent negotiation skills, including conflict management. 
  • Six Sigma/Lean knowledge a plus.  
  • Understanding of DRP or MRP systems
  • Advanced Excel and Access skills 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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