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SAP Network and Planning Analyst Job

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

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 high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and 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 Summary


The SAP Network and Planning Specialist serves as the subject matter expert for the execution and performance of transportation planning through the SAP Transportation Management System (TMS) for all supplier inbound activity to PACCAR plants across North America. They monitor the planning of all regional planners through the Transportation Management System and perform any necessary updates to SAP. The SAP Network and Planning analyst will also lead strategic initiatives to identify areas of network improvement or planning process to include cost saving and efficiency. 


Job Functions / Responsibilities

 

  • Analyze SAP data to identify network and cost savings in the planning process
  • Utilizing SAP data, generate reports and strategies to communicate logistics metrics across PACCAR and to identify gaps in the planning process
  • Work with the Lead Logistics Planner to identify TMS processes, procedures, and standards, specifically viewing from the lens of identifying network efficiencies
  • Serve as SAP Transportation Management System subject matter expert for the Logistics Center, being able to troubleshoot TMS issues and perform system modifications to provide solutions
  • Collaborate with Logistics Planners, Traffic Teams, and internal stakeholders to identify SAP process improvements to increase network efficiency 
  • Coordinate with the SAP Business System Owner to assist in serving as a liaison to ITD to resolve TMS system issues that require IT involvement
  • Train and onboard suppliers on the functions, operation, and interface of the Transportation Management System
  • Assists in regional planning when onboarding new suppliers and during gaps in personnel
  • Serve as a source of SAP TMS direction, training, and guidance for less experienced departmental staff.
  • Participate in special projects as required

 

Skills/Competencies

 

  • SAP Transportation Management System experience
  • FourKites experience
  • Knowledge of supply chain and material management process
  • Strong Excel or Tableau data analysis skills
  • Ability to communicate to senior management
  • Experience managing projects with multiple contacts
  • Ability to maintain policy and procedure documentation
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities in a changing environment
  • Strong written and oral skills
  • Superior analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Quality and results-driven work ethic
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
  • Strong interpersonal and teambuilding skills


Qualifications

 

  • Minimum of 5 years transportation, logistics or related experience
  • SAP Transportation Management System experience preferred
  • Working knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean, certification preferred

 

Education

 

  • Bachelors Degree required
  • MBA or Masters in Supply Chain Management desired

 

Benefits

 

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

 

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan options
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings account
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • 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
     

 


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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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