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Date: Mar 11, 2018

Location: Bellevue, WA, US

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 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!

Requisition Summary

Negotiate and manage all aspects of PACCAR’s relationship with assigned suppliers in the Structures Group, including the commercial/contractual requirements with respect to total quality, technology, delivery, customer service, aftermarket support, logistics and total cost.  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 
  • Interact with all PACCAR operations worldwide to successfully develop and execute global supply chain and commodity strategies 
  • 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 global operating locations in support of the above activities. 
  • Negotiate long-term supply, development and warranty agreements

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 3 years of purchasing, engineering, and/or related experience
  • Experience with castings and/or commercial trucking a plus
  • Excellent written/verbal communication skills 
  • Creative, quality and results-driven work ethic 
  • Proven negotiation and strong analytical skills 
  • PC skills (Word, Excel, Access, & PowerPoint) 
  • Project Team participation and/or Project Management


BA degree in Business Administration 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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