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Commodity Manager Job

Date: Jan 11, 2022

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

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

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

 

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



Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site. PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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