MSS Supplier Manager

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Date: Apr 5, 2024

Location: McKinney, TX, US, 75069

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Coordinates activity between Dynacraft Operations, Materials, Business Development, and Corporate Purchasing. Manage the performance, commercial relationship, and new business initiatives of MSS suppliers. Manage the commercial relationship with non-Corporate managed supply base.

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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage commercial relationship with MSS providers at both Dynacraft locations. Work with cross-functional team to improve material handling and presentation to the production line.
  • Develop and submit Requests for Quotes (RFQ) to suppliers for optimized sourcing projects. Coordinate supplier selection with Corporate Purchasing and Supplier Quality.
  • Develop cost justifications for optimized sourcing initiatives. Coordinate with plant accounting groups to ensure concurrence with internal cost assessments.
  • Responsible for partnering with MSS to improve KPIs and identify cost reduction opportunities. Lead efforts to improve MSS performance and initiate corrective actions when required.
  • Communicate production plans and schedule changes to MSS suppliers.
  • Manage commercial relationship with non-Corporate managed supply base. Partner with Materials and Quality teams to meet short-term and long-term supply chain strategies.
  • Negotiate contractual agreements and pricing with MSS and non-Corporate managed suppliers.
  • Manage MRO buyers and ensure optimal sourcing decisions are consistent with division policies.
  • Conduct meetings and formally present to suppliers, plant, and division personnel at all management levels.

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.


  • Minimum 5 years of Purchasing, Supply Chain, Engineering, or related experience.
  • Strong analytical skills and excellent written/verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills required, negotiation experience a plus.
  • Project team participation and/or project management experience
  • Creative, quality, and results driven work ethic.
  • Strong leadership skills and ability to supervise employees.
  • Thorough understating of production facilities, assembly, and distribution operations.
  • SAP experience preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, supply chain, engineering or another appropriate field required.
  • Master's degree strongly desired.
  • Six Sigma training strongly desired.

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.

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Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Supply Chain, Six Sigma, Industrial, Supply, Operations, Management, Manufacturing

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