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SAP MRO Buyer Job

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

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!


Requisition Summary

PACCAR is seeking a MRO Buyer who work in a team-oriented environment to manage the procurement of maintenance, repair and operational (MRO) products and services used by the Kenworth Division.

PACCAR’s MRO Buyers are change agents, focused on delivering the highest value to internal/external customers at the lowest total cost. 


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Responsible for the timely preparation and issuance of purchase orders for MRO Products and Services for all Kenworth Division departments. 
  • Route and distribute Purchase Orders for additional approval in accordance with established authority matrices. 
  • Manage all aspects of Kenworth Division's relationships with suppliers of MRO products and services, including the commercial and contractual requirements with respect to total cost, quality, delivery, and customer service. 
  • Support locating sources of supply, obtaining quotations and bids and purchases assigned items in accordance with price, quality, and schedule standards. 
  • Identify areas of opportunity to consolidate and streamline purchasing-related activities being conducted at other PACCAR locations divisions. 
  • Develop, negotiate, and implement strategies resulting in reduced product or service cost, improved supply chain performance and enhanced product and service quality. 
  • Maintain supplier database and coordinate supplier communications 
  • Issue change orders on product price, specification, quantity, etc. within established limits of authority. 
  • Coordinate MRO activities with Administrative, Sales/Marketing, Engineering, and other departments as necessary 
  • Monitor receipt of desired product quality and quantity, report deficiencies and implement corrective action as necessary. 
  • Perform timely follow-up on critical or overdue orders in the system through timely reviews of AP Queues and the Open Indirect Goods Receipt/Invoice Receipt Reports. 
  • Manage/Plan Inventory levels of key MRO supplies as applicable 
  • Responsible for preparation of monthly, quarterly, and year-end financial reporting statements/schedules related to MRO activities. 
  • Utilize Business Intelligence tools to generate analysis and reporting for MRO trends. 
  • Prepare and present findings to management 
  • Special projects as assigned.



  • Minimum 3 years of purchasing, engineering, operations, or related business experience
  • 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
  • Team Player that is self-motivated and able to work under limited supervision while always maintaining a professional manner in appearance and communication.
  • Demonstrated leadership to accomplish company goals
  • Excellent communication skills – written, verbal, & presentation
  • PC skills (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Ability to develop Return on Investment Analysis



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


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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