Export Sales Engineer Job

Date: Sep 29, 2023

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

 Requisition Summary 


Global Sales’ Export Sales Engineer is responsible for managing various aspects of export sales activity and maintaining accurate and consistent transaction records. This is a highly technical position, and the ideal candidate would have a strong mechanical aptitude and business acumen. The role requires a high degree of accuracy, and the ability to navigate through PACCAR's database systems. Successful candidates are self-motivated and interested in pursuing growth opportunities within the international market. This position is based in Kirkland, WA.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Prepare truck specifications, customer quotations and process orders for Global Sales export dealers.

  • Ensure credit approvals are secured with export orders.

  • Record and manage details of all export orders in Export OPS system and SAP.

  • Manage required export order documents in DocuWare.

  • Organize and manage export bid-tender requests with specification compliance reviews and quote preparation.

  • Manage bodybuilder quotes, orders, scheduling, and inspections as needed.

  • Lead Export Product Committee reviews.

  • Manage chassis Change Orders to advise Global Sales team of issues.

  • Manage delivery of long-lead time major components with respective vendors.

  • Maintain truck order backlog tracking and generate weekly status reports.

  • Confirm vehicle delivery schedules and international shipment terms with Logistics manager.

  • Create general purchase orders as needed and route for approval.

  • Host international customers visiting PACCAR facilities or bodybuilder locations as needed.

  • Update and distribute revised export Pricing Worksheets, as revisions are received from Kenworth.

  • Manage Export Custom Parts and Service Manual orders.

  • Provide dealer and customer product/systems training.

  • Support other activities from time to time within the team as needed.


Qualifications & Skills  

  • Bachelor’s degree required.  Engineering or Business degree preferred.

  • 3+ years’ experience in automotive engineering, marketing, sales, or accounting, required. PACCAR experience preferred.

  • Exhibits key decision making, leadership, and interpersonal skills in current or previous roles.

  • Strong technical aptitude and understanding of Kenworth products.

  • Excellent oral/written communication skills.

  • Ability to establish effective professional and working relationships with within PACCAR and its suppliers.

  • Able to work well under pressure and handle multiple priorities.

  • Detail oriented, accurate, with strong analytical skills.

  • Ability and readiness to travel, including possible overseas trips, up to 15%.

  • Fluency in Excel, SAP, CMS-80, and PremierSpec, preferred.


Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • 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 

  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks 


As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:  

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match  

  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement  

  • 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  

  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education  

  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family  

  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)  

  • 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  


Additional Job Board Information 

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Export Sales Engineer is $80,800 - $126,600 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. 

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.  


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