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Logistics Planner Job

Date: Mar 14, 2023

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: PACCAR


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 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.
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!



Optimizes and executes transportation plan for all supplier inbound activity destined for PACCAR plants across North America. The Logistics Planner monitors the performance of the transportation plans to ensure accuracy. This person manages inbound freight from a group of suppliers to maintain base data accuracy within PACCAR’s Transportation Management System. The Logistics Planner also configures and optimizes transportation planning in the system as well as exceptions identified at the plant and suppliers. Candidate will work closely with PACCAR Materials personnel and Plant Traffic personnel to ensure that consistent and reliable plant delivery schedules are maintained.




  • Routes inbound freight for his / her suppliers within an assigned geographic region.
  • Monitors plan accuracy to identify configuration issues.
  • Enhances planning workflow by analyzing & developing effective routing procedures.
  • Monitors supplier compliance to system expectations and coordinates corrective actions as required.
  • Establishes and maintains a strong working relationship with the supplier base in effort to maintain supplier base data accuracy.
  • Leads process improvement activities.
  • Trains suppliers on the functions within the PACCAR Transportation System interface to promote and monitor supplier compliance.
  •  Involves various levels of management to strengthen supplier compliance through effective communication and follow-through.
  • Establishes and maintains a strong collaborative working relationship with Plant Traffic and Material personnel to provide accurate transportation plans.
  • Serves as a plant initial point of contact for transportation plan updates and exception management.
  • Identifies cost saving opportunities within the supply chain network and contributes to overall Logistics Saving goals.




  • Desired 2 to 3 years of Transportation or Materials experience
  • Strong industry knowledge of transportation best practices
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities in a changing environment
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Quality and results-driven work ethic
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills
  • Able to work independently and as part of a team
  • Experience with SAP or transportation systems strongly desired.




  • Completed bachelor’s degree 





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


  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 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 programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.




PACCAR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Logistics Planner is $63,000-$94,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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