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Commodity Manager - Paint, FOG, Indirect Job

Date: Nov 3, 2021

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

PACCAR is seeking a Commodity Manager in Indirect Purchasing to support procurement of Fuels, Oils, Gases/Greases (FOG), Paint, and some Maintenance, Repair, and Operations (MRO) products and services used by PACCAR.  PACCAR Commodity Managers are change agents, focused on delivering the highest value to internal and external customers at the lowest total cost.   We are looking for candidates who are capable of determining Total Cost of Ownership (TCO) models within their assigned commodities, add value to every aspect of their job, and develop and improve supplier relationships.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Negotiate and manage all aspects of PACCAR’s relationship with suppliers of FOG, Paint, and MRO products and services for PACCAR, including the commercial and contractual requirements with respect to total cost, quality, delivery, and customer service.
  • Identify areas of opportunity to consolidate and streamline purchasing-related activities being conducted at PACCAR divisions. 
  • Initiate market tests and facilitate supplier selection activities to achieve highest value and service for PACCAR
  • Develop, negotiate, and implement strategies resulting in reduced product or service cost, improved supply chain performance, and enhanced product and service quality.
  • Investigate and implement new technologies, strategic procurement strategies, and logistical opportunities.
  • Communicate and conduct meetings and formal presentations with suppliers and PACCAR personnel at all management levels.
  • Travel to supplier locations and PACCAR facilities to evaluate capabilities, assess processes, investigate new opportunities, improve manufacturing efficiencies, and resolve chronic supply and quality issues.
  • Administer long-term supply, development, and warranty agreements.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Experience with Production or MRO purchasing, 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
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation
  • PC skills (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Ability to develop Cost Change and Return on Investment analyses


  • Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Finance, or related field.
  • Minimum 3 years of purchasing, engineering, operations, or related experience

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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