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Forecast Analyst Job

Date: Jul 1, 2022

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864 Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

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 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 Forecast Analyst is responsible for developing and maintaining forecasts in the SAP Integrated Business Planning (IBP) system for both Peterbilt and Kenworth.  This position will also be responsible for gathering necessary information from multiple sources and utilizing it to develop a forecast at both the finished product and part number level. This role can be based at either Peterbilt Division in Denton, Texas, or Kenworth Division in Kirkland, Washington. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities 

  • Update and maintain material forecasts in SAP IBP system based on projected demand and historical data
  • Compile and review ABC analysis to gauge accurate planning methods in order to meet departmental goals
  • Evaluate forecast models based on demonstrated forecast accuracy
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate changes with multiple departments based on data driven solutions
  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) in the design of standards and maintenance of forecast settings
  • Investigate root cause of shortages to ensure best forecast strategies
  • Lead or assist with continuous improvement projects to enhance department forecasting practices
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelors Degree required in supply chain management, mathematics, business administration, economics, or related field
  • Previous work experience or significant coursework in demand planning or forecasting
  • Knowledge of statistics, supply chain management, EDI, inventory management, and manufacturing is strongly desired
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel and familiarity with Microsoft Access
  • Previous work experience in an SAP planning environment is preferred
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills are required for this position

Why work for PACCAR/Peterbilt:

  • Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% match, AND a company paid Pension Plan after 5 years of service.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer


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