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Commodity Manager - Electronics (GR25/31) Job

Date: Dec 31, 2021

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864 Denton, TX, US, 76207-2198

Company: PACCAR

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 an assigned group of suppliers/commodities, including the commercial/contractual requirements with respect to total quality, technology, delivery, customer service, aftermarket support, logistics and total cost. Will have a significant role in PACCAR’s development of climate-friendly hybrid and electric vehicles. 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, enhanced product quality, innovative technology, and maximum PACCAR value 
  • Investigate and implement new technologies, especially those related to electrification of vehicles and vehicle components.
  • Investigate and implement new procurement strategies and logistical opportunities.
  • Issue formal Requests For Information/Proposal/Quote (RFI’s, RFP’s, and RFQ’s), analyze supplier responses, and select suppliers that meet or exceed PACCAR’s requirements.
  • Collaborate with PACCAR personnel/operations worldwide to successfully develop and execute global supply-chain, commodity, and technology strategies.
  • 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 global operating locations in support of the above activities. 
  • Negotiate long-term supply, development, proof-of-concept, and warranty agreements.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 3 years of purchasing, engineering, materials or related PACCAR experience.
  • Experience with Vehicle electronics, electrification, or related fields a plus
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Creative, quality and results-driven work ethic.
  • Proven negotiation and strong analytical skills.
  • Strong PC skills (Excel, Word, Access, & PowerPoint).
  • Experience with electronics, electrification, or related fields a plus.
  • Project team participation and/or project management.


  • Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field required.
  • 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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