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Logistics Traffic Coordinator Job

Date: Nov 2, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

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

Kenworth Truck Company builds premium commercial vehicles for sale in the US, Canada, Mexico and Australia and for export throughout the world. Peterbilt Motors also designs, manufactures and distributes premium commercial vehicles in the US and Canada. DAF Trucks manufactures trucks in the Netherlands, Belgium and the United Kingdom for sale throughout Western and Eastern Europe, and export to Asia, Africa and North America.


Requisition Summary

You will NOT mindlessly track and trace on, You will NOT be held accountable for weather delays outside of your control.  You WILL command all inbound materials for a production plant gives life to the world’s best trucks!  You must be willing to make pivotal decisions which will impact truck productions daily and the financial goals each week.  You WILL have power when you speak to carriers.  Carriers who know the name PACCAR/Kenworth and respond to your needs.  With great power comes great responsibility as the plant looks to you to get material to the plant in time and under budget.  This role might just turn you into a Logistics Master.  You will coordinate and perform a wide variety of Traffic Department functions requiring independent judgment and moderate supervision.


Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Expedites inbound shipments and maintains shortage system information.
  • Maintains status reports and files.
  • Tracks inbound truckload shipments.
  • Interacts with various Materials, Plant, and Management personnel to create and implement solutions to ensure inbound material arrives to meet needs of plant.
  • Prepares bills of lading, air bills, and export documents to Canada.
  • Conducts research on assigned projects.
  • Maintains and utilizes the PACCAR Transportation System in managing inbound freight including interaction with the PACCAR Transportation System Planners.
  • Assists in creating and/or resolving Supplier Compliance issues.
  • Assists with clerical functions within department.
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s or Associate’s Degree in Business Administration, Transportation Management, or related field required
  • 3+ years experience in domestic transportation including motor carriers, air freight, and intermodal.
  • Effective communication and negotiation skills including conflict resolution.
  •  Ability to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure.
  • PC skills - MS Word, Excel, and Access.
  • Position requires an accurate detailed approach, good organization, and the ability to communicate clearly.
  • Must be a self-starter who has the ability to work with minimal supervision.
  • Willing to work extended hours when required to support Traffic emergencies.
Additional Job Board Information

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





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