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Commodity Manager - Vehicle Software Applications Job

Date: May 12, 2022

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864 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 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

The Commodity Manager of Vehicle Software Applications role includes the procurement of vehicle-related software, hardware, and professional services and is responsible for partnering with and supporting internal business units, functional groups, and associated stakeholders while executing strategic sourcing, category management, and supplier relationship management initiatives. Responsibilities include technology product and service procurement as well as the development and negotiation of licensing and maintenance agreements, consultation agreements, master service agreements, (MSAs) and statements of work, (SOWs). This position will be responsible for managing PACCAR’s commercial relationship with technology providers and driving commercial strategies to control costs and mitigate risk. The ideal candidate will be a proven change agent in the field of IT, Purchasing, and supplier relationship management, focused on delivering the highest value of products and services to internal and external customers at the lowest total cost.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of Purchasing.  Experience in managing significant technology and professional service contracts and negotiations is preferred.
  • Flexible and proactive team leader with the ability to manage multiple and diverse tasks concurrently
  • Project management experience is preferred
  • Strong technical acumen, general IT product and industry knowledge, technical consulting services and contractual requirements preferred
  • Strong team player with excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation
  • Proven organization, negotiation, planning, and analytical skills
  • Demonstrated leadership to accomplish company goals
  • Business, industry, and commodity acumen
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite skills, including data mining, summarization, and presentation
  • BA degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field, MBA preferred


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, or related field required. 
  • MBA preferred.

Additional Job Board Information

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

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