MCK - Demand Planning Analyst (Grade 23) Job

Date: May 22, 2023

Location: McKinney, TX, US, 75069

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 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!

Requisition Summary

This position is in McKinney, Texas. The ideal candidate is proactive in working with suppliers, customers, and production to ensure material availability, premium freight, surplus and obsolete, and inventory turn goals are met. Fact-based decision-making is a requirement for success.

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 Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) in the design of standards and maintenance of all MRP settings in SAP ECC.
  • Update and maintain all material forecasts based on demand and historical data.
  • Establish and maintain dashboards in visualization software like PowerBI and Tableau.
  • Optimize safety stock levels to balance inventory reduction and service level achievement.
  • Compile and review ABC analysis based on material cost and usage to gauge accurate planning methods to meet departmental goals and plant productivity.
  • Investigate the root cause of shortage situations to ensure the best stocking strategies.
  • Understand and generate Bill of Material (BOM) analysis from Finished Goods to all components level.
  • Effectively communicate and coordinate changes with multiple departments and customers based on data-driven solutions.
  • Lead and participate in continuous improvements which impact the materials department through lean and six sigma tool usage.
  • Create and review material department metric reports
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Advanced  Excel skills, hands-on experience on  Power BI or Tableau, and SQL Server.
  • Self-motivated, organized, and flexible in a consistently changing and developing environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills including written, verbal, listening, and presentation are required.
  • SAP Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) knowledge and experience are strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of statistics, supply chain management, distribution practices, EDI, inventory management, and production environments is strongly desired.
  • 1-2 years of material planning experience.
  • 1-2 years experience in visualization software.


  • Four-year degree in business administration, mathematics, supply chain management, or related field required.

Paccar Benefits

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

  • Competitive salary and 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, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • 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 program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors, including your education, training, or experience. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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