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Assistant Materials Manager (Grade 31/32) Job

Date: May 5, 2022

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40258

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft, a division of PACCAR, strives to be the premier supplier in product quality, on-time delivery, and pre-production support to PACCAR’s Kenworth and Peterbilt truck divisions and PACCAR Parts. The Assistant Materials Manager will sit in Louisville, KY and report directly to the Director of Materials. The Assistant Materials Manager is responsible for leading the division Materials Planning staff (local, remote, and supplier-employed) that are responsible for managing Dynacraft’s multiple supply chains to support manufacturing and distribution for all Dynacraft facilities.

The ideal candidate is one that is proactive in leading supply chain improvement and will have demonstrated success in making lasting improvements. Fact-based decision making is a requirement for success.

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 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!

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in McKinney, TX. a suburb of Dallas. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For fifty years Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Establish performance standards and objectives for the materials planning staff that support Dynacraft operating objectives (delivery reliability, inventory management, and profit)
  • Coach and train materials planning staff on SAP process excellence to increase effectiveness and productivity
  • Interface with production, customer service, engineering, quality, corporate purchasing and suppliers to communicate and resolve material availability issues
  • Lead supplier improvement projects to improve supplier delivery reliability
  • Develop and implement continuous improvement projects to drive efficiency and cost savings initiatives


  • Demonstrated leadership capabilities and proven ability to supervise employees with minimum 3 years supervisor experience
  • SAP Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) knowledge/experience strongly preferred
  • Supply chain management and material planning experience and proven success
  • Successful track record of problem solving using fact-based decision making
  • Constructive written/verbal communication expertise
  • Create, quality and results-driven work ethic
  • Proven negotiation/strong analytical abilities
  • Microsoft software proficiency (Word, Excel, Access & PowerPoint)
  • Experience managing multiple concurrent projects
  • Understanding of production facilities/assembly operations/heavy-duty truck knowledge strongly desired


  • Four-year degree in Business Administration or other related field required
  • SAP Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) training strongly desired
  • Masters degree in Business Administration or other related field strongly desired
  • Six Sigma training strongly desired
  • Project Management training strongly desired

Additional Job Board Information

  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • This employer uses E-Verify.

Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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