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Assistant Director, Aftermarket Purchasing - Renton, WA 1 Job

Date: Oct 11, 2021

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

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

Provide procurement and supervisory leadership for Aftermarket Purchasing Commodity Managers. The ideal candidate is ambitious, self-managing, well organized, an effective negotiator and able to adapt quickly to changing priorities. Said candidate works well with counterparts in Marketing, Materials and OE Purchasing and is confident in representing Aftermarket Purchasing to all levels of management.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Supervise, train and develop Commodity Managers in support of negotiations, contract administration and Aftermarket Purchasing goal achievement.
  • Supervise, train and develop the Purchasing Data Analyst in support of the Purchasing team.
  • When appropriate take the negotiating lead in business critical contracts or cost increase requests.
  • Work with management to determine group goals relating to cost savings, lead-time reduction, on-time shipment and key business initiatives.
  • Oversee Aftermarket Purchasing cost management progression and goal attainment.
  • Lead initiatives to improve processes that improve Commodity Manager efficiency in managing RFQs, rebates and PO discrepancies.
  • Ability to present key Aftermarket Purchasing topics and initiatives to all levels of management.
  • Confidently manage and lead the team of Commodity Managers and Data Analyst through dynamic situations.


  • Five or more years of purchasing, related and / or PACCAR experience
  • Strong negotiation skills, ability to facilitate global supplier interface.
  • Supervisory experience, team oriented, proven management abilities, positive leadership qualities.
  • Excellent organizational and analytical skills, strong interpersonal skills.
  • Creative, quality and results-driven work ethic.
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, & presentation.
  • Degree in Business Administration, Purchasing, Finance, Engineering or related field.
  • Masters or MBA preferred.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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