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Commodity Manager - HVAC/Cooling Job

Date: May 18, 2022

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

Company: PACCAR

Company Information – Who We Are 


PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company 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 high-quality 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.


We’re investing in sustainability for the long haul. We are a purpose-led, values-driven company who believes that the work we do today makes a difference tomorrow. Whether you are starting out your career or continuing to build upon one, PACCAR provides opportunities for both! Join a community of professionals that is helping build the best in industry products and services that keep our communities running! 

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.
  • Issue formal Requests For Information/Proposal/Quote (RFI’s, RFP’s, and RFQ’s), analyze supplier responses, and select suppliers that meet or exceed PACCAR’s requirements
  • Communicate and conduct meetings and formal presentations with suppliers, plant, and division personnel at all management levels.
  • Travel to supplier locations 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
  • Negotiate long-term supply, development, and warranty agreements.

Qualifications & Skills


  • Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Finance, or related field required. 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

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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