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Commodity Manager - Transmission Job

Date: Sep 11, 2021

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

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

  • 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.

Division Information

Skills / Competencies


  • 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

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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