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Commodity Manager - Stampings & Fabrications Job

Date: Nov 24, 2022

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Lewisville, TX, US, 75067

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.  PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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, evaluate, and implement new technologies, strategic procurement strategies and logistical opportunities.  

  • Negotiate and assure supplier compliance to long-term supply and warranty agreements. 

  • Issue formal Requests For Information, Proposals and Quotes (RFI’s, RFP’s, and RFQ’s) and analyze responses to select suppliers that meet or exceed PACCAR requirements. 

  • Collaborate with PACCAR operations worldwide to successfully develop and execute global supply chain and commodity 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 operating locations in support of the above activities.  

  • Other responsibilities as assigned.   


Qualifications & Skills 

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related field required.  MBA preferred.  

  • Minimum 3 years of purchasing, engineering, materials or related experience.  

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel capabilities required as well as PC skills (Word, Access & PowerPoint) required. 

  • Proven negotiation skills is a plus

  • Project Team participation and/or Project Management experience preferred.   

  • Understanding of aluminum and steel stampings and fabricated parts processes a plus. 

  • Experience with part purchasing, design, manufacturing, supply chain management and/or commercial truck or automotive experience a plus. 


What We Offer:

As a PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick time
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field.


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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