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Material Change Coordinator SG 23 Job

Date: Mar 1, 2023

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!



PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:


Requisition Summary

Review, monitor, and execute all run out plans for Engineering Change Notice (ECN) Parts. Coordinate all Materials & Logistics activities for new replacement parts and obsolete parts to assure a smooth transition plan.  Identify, Monitor, and mitigate Surplus and Obsolete inventory through active reduction plans. Support all engine projects for new replacement parts to minimize surplus and obsolete inventory. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Review/approved ECN future Spec week changes; Verify parts are planned correctly according to scheduled change.
  • Coordinate physical and systematic part changes and concessions.
  • Respond to production and material handling issues for change parts.
  • Review and monitor proper SAP consumption for parts concessions.
  • Review SAP Master Data/ MRP/ consumption/ BOMs/ concession issues and initiate corrective actions.
  • Follow up with Material Planners to ensure accurate planning for all ECN parts.
  • Perform Summarized Planning analysis and support Material Planners to maintain target inventory levels
  • Support product and process improvement activities including PPS, Six Sigma, Continuous Improvement, Training, Etc.
  • Actively track and mitigate Surplus and Obsolete Stock through engineering concessions, product rework planning, and internal sales to other PACCAR divisions.
  • Support new model year and engine projects with part revisions/changes to minimize surplus and obsolete material.
  • Perform financial analysis of Surplus and Obsolete for reporting, savings, disposal and forecasting.
  • Coordinate all activities for quarterly declaration and disposal of Surplus and Obsolete material.
  • Support additional duties/activities concerning planning, surplus and obsolete materials, or other related issues.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
  • Candidate must be self-motivated, well organized, flexible and able to handle the pressure of a high-volume operation
  • Candidate must be able to operate independently and with little guidance
  • Must be a positive contributor to a team environment required
  • Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills and a working knowledge of advanced systems and basic database relationships
  • Experience with SAP or other MRP / ERP system required
  • Material planning experience a plus
  • Computer literacy is required with a familiarity with MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Proficiency in Excel a plus
  • Ability to work flexible work schedule
  • Experience working with High Performance Work Teams a plus
  • Demonstrated Knowledge of Six-Sigma, Kaizen, and/or Continuous Improvement Concepts a plus
  • Six-Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt Training Certification Preferred


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 plans options for you and your family options.
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA).
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%.
  • A fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs.
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more.
  • 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.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional PACCAR Website Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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