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Date: Aug 9, 2019

Location: Renton, WA, US

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


PACCAR Parts operates a network of parts distribution centers offering aftermarket support to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealers and customers around the world. Aftermarket support includes customer call centers operating 24 hours a day throughout the year and technologically advanced systems to enhance inventory control and expedite order processing.

Requisition Summary

This position is responsible for evaluating and executing an inventory plan in a vendor managed inventory environment for an assigned group of truck dealers, product lines and parts.  Salary will be dependent upon experience with inventory, leadership, and project management.  This position will support French-speaking dealerships. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Evaluate and optimize an inventory plan for each assigned truck dealer and all their stocking parts through the following: 
  • Analyze and adjust forecast and replenishment parameters proactively to meet turn and availability goals;
  • Coordinate stock/non-stock/scrap return requests for assigned dealers;
  • Coordinate with MDI dealers and set-up system to implement new product line, new model pre-stock and additional dealer locations;
  • Plan promotion inventory for assigned dealers’ monthly and seasonal promotion plan;
  • Analyze dealer inventory position, metrics and orders methods and recommend corrective action within the supply chain.
  • Coordinate activities with marketing, sales, administration, customers and suppliers as necessary to build exceptional customer relations and meet team goals.
  • Maintain the integrity of the system files by updating system data, replenishment and forecasting parameters, dealer promotion files and reviewing exceptions.
  • Understand customer business problems and develop inventory and forecasting parameters to solve those problems.
  • Communicate issues, progress and results for the MDI program with other departments and management.     
  • Help develop processes and procedures to support software implementation and changes.
  • Assist with the coordination of MDI dealer training clinics and other MDI events.
  • Bachelors degree in business, supply chain, or analytical field required, MBA desired.
  • Fluency in French language is required.
  • Skilled in Excel and Access. Query and database management experience helpful.
  • Team player with excellent communication skills.
  • Inventory control, forecasting or product distribution experience helpful.
  • Show exceptional initiative in understanding customer business problems and developing inventory and forecasting parameters to solve those problems
  • Minimum 2 years experience in inventory control or product distribution desired.
  • Warehouse Planning / Purchasing experience.   
  • Advanced PC skills with MS Office Products; experience with Six Sigma and Manugistics/JDA a plus. 
  • Excellent interpersonal and issue resolution skills
Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Inventory, Warehouse, Supply, Implementation Manager, Database, Operations, Manufacturing, Technology

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