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Sales/Market Research Manager Job

Date: Apr 25, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR





Kenworth Division of PACCAR has an immediate opening for Sales/Market Research Manager to join our Sales Operations Team in Kirkland, WA.



 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. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.



Position Summary


Kenworth Truck Company is seeking a skilled and motivated Sales/Market Research Manager to join our sales operations team. The Sales/Market Research Manager will manage Kenworth market forecasts, tracking, analyzing, and reporting processes. Strong data analytical skills, research acumen and communication skills are essential to be successful in this role. This role offers professional development and access to global opportunities in a challenging, high-performance environment with the opportunity to grow your expertise and be recognized among your peers.



Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Manage Kenworth reporting processes for key marketing metrics, including retail sales, net orders, Polk registrations, and other data.
  • Develop strategic marketing reports to identify and explain key business trends.
  • Analyze sales data to track product and identify market trends.
  • Work closely with the Corporate Strategic Planning department to maintain forecasts.
  • Provide market benchmark analysis to identify competitive opportunities and threats.
  • Lead Kenworth marketing analytics initiatives.
  • Manage system administration for Vehicle Registration.
  • Develop new dashboards and other creative processes for analyzing, tracking, visualizing, and presenting market intelligence data.
  • Represent Kenworth at industry events, maintaining relationships with key industry analysts and research organizations.
  • Analyze industry and customer data to prepare market size, model mix and other marketing forecasts.
  • Optimize data gathering, analysis and reporting processes.
  • Prepare and present selected economic and industry reports to key management personnel.
  • Support sales and senior management with data analysis as required.
  • Support the Sales Operations Departments on project implementations




Qualifications /Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, marketing, statistics, or appropriate field required; MBA or advanced degree is highly desirable.
  • 2-5 years related experience in the trucking industry desired. 
  • Effective verbal and written communications skills; ability to work with senior management.
  • Strong PC skills including working with Access databases and Excel spreadsheets required.
  • Experience with creating Tableau dashboards desired.
  • Demonstrated research acumen.
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Up to 10% travel required





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
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.
  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.



Additional Job Board Information

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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