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Purchasing Program Manager - Special Project (G 31) Job

Date: Apr 19, 2021

Location: Denton, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR Purchasing is seeking a Purchasing Program Manager – Special Projects with a BS/BA degree and 5+ years of industry related experience. This role will be responsible for managing priority sourcing projects from supply base investigation to project launch. Also, the Purchasing Program Manager will provide support to division’s new programs by tracking the sourcing activities for a successful launch. This assignment is to be located in Denton, TX.


Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Coordinate efforts and activities to assure successful sourcing decisions and product launch for Corporate Purchasing prioritized projects
  • Lead or support new supply base investigation, development and introduction as part of continuous cost saving efforts and as required by commodity strategy
  • Support Peterbilt and Kenworth new programs by coordinating on time sourcing decisions
  • Report purchasing progress in sourcing activities to leadership from Corporate Purchasing and Divisions
  • Other duties as assigned



Skills / Competencies

  • Commercial truck product knowledge strongly preferred
  • Manufacturing process knowledge preferred
  • Working experience with supply base preferred
  • Demonstrated presentation ability, including to senior management, is preferred.
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, take initiative, be a strong team player and a problem-solver.  
  • Demonstrates high leadership potential.


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Minimum 5 years’ experience in Heavy Duty industry
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word/Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills


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!


Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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