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Section Manager-Materials Inventory Control 25/31 Job

Date: Sep 13, 2021

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

Job Title: SECTION MANAGER - SG25/31


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.

Requisition Summary:


The role of Materials Section Manager – Material Handling is to drive for results through Lean Manufacturing principles through the use of Six Sigma tools and managing projects within their team.  Process improvements are required in the following areas, but not limited to:  Safety, Quality, Delivery, Costs, Environmental and the Morale of the team.  The scope of responsibility includes 12-15 Direct Reports.


Job Functions / Responsibilities:


  • Oversees Master Data and Inventory Control Analysts as well as the Cycle Count Team
  • Oversees WM / Master Data SAP part set-up and pick strategies in Material Master.
  • Drives results through deep analytics, lean processes and data driven metrics and KPI’s.
  • Creates documentation for standard operations using Six Sigma tools
  • Maintains records for all discrepancies and adjustments.
  • Coordinates STAT Audits with Accounting quarterly.
  • Promotes and adheres to all PACCAR Safety Policies and Procedures.
  • Directs training for the Inventory and Master Data teams.




  • Bachelor’s degree or higher
  • 3-5 years supervisory experience in an automotive manufacturing environment.
  • 3-5 years Lean Manufacturing experience
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, especially Excel, Word, Power Point and Outlook.
  • At least three (3) years SAP experience
  • Working knowledge and understanding
    • Logistics Picking
    • MSS Shipments and Deliveries
    • Receiving
    • BOM’s
  • Additional Job Board Information
    PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.


Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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