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Materials - 2023 Summer Intern 1 Job

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: 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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!


Kenworth Truck Company  

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. This internship is an excellent opportunity for individuals who are passionate about the trucking industry and want to gain hands-on experience in product planning and development. The internship will provide an opportunity to work with experienced professionals in the industry and gain valuable skills and knowledge that can help launch a successful career in product planning.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop a working knowledge of PACCAR North America Materials inventory planning system and perform research on part purchase and usage history.
  • Assist with identification and disposition of surplus and obsolete material. This includes weekly Sales and Operations (S&O) identification activities, analyzing exception reports and updating the database, initiate or recommend disposal options and weekly reporting S&O identification / disposition activities.
  • Ownership of planning/ordering duties for a set of SKUs purchased from multiples sources ranging in spend value.
  • Develop and apply the skills used in Materials to coordinate engineering product changes. This includes Engineer Change Notice (ECN) review, maintaining planning databases, supplier communication and project closure.
  • Coordinate special projects/programs as required.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Currently enrolled in a BS/BA or MS program with a Business / Supply chain Management degree focus. Minimum qualifications include completion of sophomore year leading to a Bachelor’s degree.
  • Demonstrated PC skills (Outlook, Word, and Excel; prior experience using Access database system preferred.
  • Excellent organizational/communication skills
  • Self-starter
  • Resourceful
  • Strong Professionalism


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

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Sick Leave
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training, and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field


Additional Job Board Information

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. The hourly rates for Interns are $25 per hour for undergraduates and $30 per hour for graduates. 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. legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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