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Commodity Manager - Maintenance, Repair, Operations Job

Date: Nov 22, 2021

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

This position will be responsible for managing PACCAR’s commercial relationships for maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) providers and driving commercial strategy to control costs and mitigate risk.  The ideal candidate will be a proven change agent in the field of Purchasing and large service contract management focused on delivering the highest value of products and services to internal and external customers at the lowest total cost.

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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work with customers to identify and document project requirements, prepare RFQ’s, perform supplier selection using 6-Sigma tools and implement projects.
  • Initiate market tests and facilitate supplier selection activities to achieve the lowest total cost and highest service levels.
  • Negotiate and manage all aspects of PACCAR’s relationship with suppliers of MRO products and services for PACCAR, including the commercial/contractual requirements with respect to total cost, delivery, customer service, logistics and quality.
  • Lead and communicate initiatives and supplier strategies with MRO Buyers and other PACCAR stakeholders.
  • Analyze the Purchasing related activities being conducted at all PACCAR divisions, and determine opportunities to consolidate those activities.
  • Develop, negotiate, and implement strategies resulting in improved supply chain performance and enhanced product/service 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 and PACCAR facilities to evaluate capabilities, assess production readiness, investigate new opportunities, improve manufacturing efficiencies and resolve chronic supply and quality issues.
  • Administer long-term supply, development and warranty agreements.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 2 - 3 years of Purchasing or related experience with a professional Customer Service orientation.
  • Flexible, proactive team player with the ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently with minimal or remote supervision.
  • Experience in project management is preferred.
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal & presentation, to all levels within an organization.
  • Proven organization, negotiation and analytical skills.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite skills including data mining, summarization and presentation.

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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