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Logistics Planner Job

Date: Jun 21, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

PACCAR Parts is seeking a Logistics Planner to optimize and execute transportation planning for all supplier inbound activity destined for PACCAR Parts Distribution Centers (PDC) across North America. This key role monitors the performance of the transportation plans in order to ensure accuracy and also manages inbound freight from a group of suppliers in an effort to maintain base data accuracy within the Transportation System. 

The Logistics Planner also configures and optimizes transportation planning exceptions in the system as well as exceptions identified at the plant and suppliers. This person will work closely with Material personnel and PDC personnel in order to ensure that consistent and reliable delivery schedules are maintained. The position will collaborate with Operations and Corporate Logistics to continuously monitor carriers’ cost and service.  The Logistics Planner will also continuously analyze processes for areas of improvement.

Why work for PACCAR?

•    Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% company match, AND a company paid Pension Plan
•    Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family
•    Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave
•    Tuition Reimbursement for continued education 
•    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

Job Functions / Responsibilities

•    Routes inbound freight for suppliers.
•    Monitors plan accuracy in an effort to identify configuration issues.
•    Enhances planning workflow by analyzing & developing effective routing procedures.
•    Monitors and approves carrier invoices in Cass.
•    Establishes and maintains a strong working relationship with the supplier base in effort to maintain supplier base data accuracy.
•    Trains suppliers on the functions within the PACCAR Transportation System interface to promote and monitor supplier compliance.
•    Establishes and maintains a strong collaborative working relationship with PDCs and Material personnel in order to provide accurate transportation plans.
•    Serves as initial point of contact for transportation plan updates and exception management.
•    Identifies continuous improvement opportunities within the supply chain network and contributes to overall Logistics Continuous Improvement goals.

Skills / Competencies

•    Strong industry knowledge of transportation best practices
•    Knowledge of material handling and inventory practices
•    Ability to handle multiple tasks and competing priorities in a changing environment
•    Strong written and oral communication skills
•    Superior analytical and problem solving skills
•    Superior organizational skills and attention to detail
•    Quality and results-driven work ethic
•    Proficiency with Microsoft Office products including Excel, Word, Access, and PowerPoint
•    Able to work independently and as part of a team
•    Experience with Manugistics NetWORKS Transport desire


•    Bachelor’s Degree required
•    1 to 3 years of Transportation or Materials experience

Additional Job Board Information

•    PACCAR Parts is an eVerify Employer
•    PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
•    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

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