Inventory Planning Manager Job

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Date: Nov 20, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary


The Inventory Planning Manager is responsible for managing the inventory for various Strategic Business Units, overseeing supplier performance and optimizing inventory levels to exceed customer expectations in terms of fill metrics.

This position is based out of Renton, WA.

Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Supervise the planning of inventory to result in the achievement of division fill and inventory turn goals.
  • Develop corrective actions within the Strategic Business Units framework to achieve service level, turn, surplus inventory, promotions and inventory change objectives.
  • Direct inventory integrity action plans of Product Planning groups. This includes physical adjustments, inventory related supplier debits, damaged goods disposition and sales forecast changes required by changing customer demands and/or product plans.
  • Identify opportunities for improved material flow and services in conjunction with Operations and the Distribution Centers.
  • Supervise, train and direct staff in inventory planning and supplier expediting.
  • Contact and meet with suppliers to effect agreements concerning material plans; reviews various service level, supplier order and backorder reports to effect expediting projects or supplier communications; prepares management and division reports.
  • Communicate directly with truck division field service groups to create, monitor, delegate actions, maintain documentation, provide feedback and followup on all field service and recall requirements.



  • Bachelors Degree in Business or related field is required; MBA preferred
  • Two - four years as a manager or supervisor preferred
  • Inventory control or product distribution experience preferred
  • Understanding of JDA, SCM, or ERP software a plus
  • Knowledge of truck parts and component required
  • Microsoft Office proficiency preferred
  • Advanced Excel and Access skills preferred, Tableau proficiency a plus
  • Strong communications skills
  • Language proficiency in Spanish or French desired
  • Six Sigma training desired

Additional Job Board Information

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

  • 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 (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • 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 programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is eligible for a holiday gift
  • This position may offer relocation assistance benefits

Salary Range:

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for this position is $93,000.00 - $145,500.00 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.
Additional Information:

  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • PACCAR Parts is an E-Verify Employer
  • PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagement.

Division Information


PACCAR Parts is the global provider of aftermarket parts and services to support Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and TRP dealers around the world.  This includes 18 distribution centers globally that support 2,200 dealerships and over 1,000,000 customers.  Aftermarket support includes world class customer centers that deliver industry leading uptime in conjunction with our outstanding supply chain that delivers record levels of inventory availability for dealers and customers. 

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!

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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

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