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Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

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. 

Requisition Summary


Join “The World’s Best®” Material Planner Team!

Do you have a passion for Operations or Supply Chain Management? Join a group of high-performing professionals working in a dynamic environment ensuring fast, efficient, on-time material flow for multiple truck plants.

Kenworth offers unique career advancement opportunities ranging from engineering design, manufacturing operations, product planning, marketing, supply chain managers and many other business functions.  


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop a working knowledge of the CMS-80 business 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.
  • 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.

Additional PACCAR Website Information

In addition to the Materials / Supply Chain experience, an internship at Kenworth will also expose you to the wide range of unique career advancement opportunities at Kenworth ranging from engineering management, manufacturing operations, product planning, marketing, and many other business functions.  Because it is never too soon to start thinking about where you want to go with your career!

Additional Internal Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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