Materials Project Coordinator

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Date: Mar 28, 2024

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!
 

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 the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For more than fifty years, Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck manufacturing divisions and PACCAR Parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Louisville, KY and McKinney, TX.

Job Summary

The Materials Project Coordinator will reside at the McKinney, TX location and report to the Materials Project Supervisor. This position will be responsible for managing the material implementation segment of Engineering Change Notices. They will assure that processes requiring Plant/Division coordination for new product implementation and product changes are well defined and supported. This person will coordinate the material segment of these changes with the supplier, to establish a mutually agreed upon implementation date while minimizing surplus and obsolete inventory.

Job Responsibilities

  • The Materials Analyst reports directly to the Materials Supervisor and is responsible for managing multiple Dynacraft supply chains to support manufacturing and distribution for all Dynacraft facilities.
  • The ideal candidate is one that 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.
  • Help define and continuously improve department processes and procedures in line with quality and lean development goals for the division
  • Learn and execute best practices for part planning including ABC analysis, and forecasting methodologies
  • Execute best practices for managing supplier relations and performance including supplier performance reviews to senior management, conduct supplier visits and resolve supplier issues
  • Identify supplier packaging, shipping, logistics and production opportunities for improvement and work to improve these areas to reduce lead times and improve supplier delivery reliability

Qualifications/Skills

  • Self-motivated, organized, and flexible to a consistently changing and developing environment
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills including written, verbal, listening and presentation are required
  • Demonstrate ability to manage multiple priorities effectively in fast paced environment.
  • Demonstrated ability to manage complex projects
  • Negotiation skills, including conflict management
  • Mechanical aptitude including ability to read blueprints and communicate technical information clearly
  • Microsoft software proficiency (Word, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint)
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively with minimal supervision

Education and Experience

  • Four-year degree in Business Administration (or other related field) or 5+ years industry experience required
  • 2-3 years of experience in materials or manufacturing support preferred

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. We use E-Verify.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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