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Demand Planning Analyst Job

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Date: Nov 18, 2017

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 200 company established in 1905. PACCAR is a global industry leader in the design and manufacture of premium quality commercial vehicles and engines.  PACCAR commercial vehicles are sold worldwide under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. PACCAR distributes aftermarket truck parts to its dealers through a worldwide network of Parts Distribution Centers.  Finance and leasing subsidiaries facilitate the sale of PACCAR products in many countries worldwide. PACCAR manufactures and markets industrial winches under the Braden, Carco and Gearmatic nameplates.  PACCAR maintains exceptionally high standards of quality for all of its products; they are well engineered, highly customized for specific applications and sell in the premium segments of their markets where they have a reputation for superior performance and pride of ownership.

 

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquarted in Algona, WA.  Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of commercial vehicle parts and components sold under the Kenworth and Peterbilt brands.  For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided the company's truck divisions and PACCAR Parts distribution centers with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services.  Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY and Plano, TX. 

Requisition Summary

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

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Act as subject matter expert (SME) in the design of standards and maintenance of all MRP settings.
  • Update and maintain all material forecasts based on demand and historical data.
  • Compile and review ABC analysis based on material cost and usage to gauge accurate planning methods to meet departmental goals and plant productivity.
  • Investigate root cause on shortage situations to ensure best stocking strategies.
  • 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

Qualifications

  • Self-motivated, organized, flexible, and malleable to 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 strongly desired.
  • Knowledge of statistics, supply chain management, distribution practices, EDI, inventory management, and production environments strongly desired.
  • High proficiency in Microsoft office including Access required.

Education

  • Four-year degree in business administration, mathematics, supply chain management, or related field required.
  • 3-5 years material planning experience.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
 


Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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