NAMS Product Specialist Job

Date: Sep 18, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Material Handling Unit Manager


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.


Why Work at PACCAR?

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 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,12 paid holidays; and sick leave.
  • 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 program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday bonus


Requisition Summary 

The North American Materials team is looking for an ambitious and self-directed North American Materials Systems (NAMS) Product Specialist to lead our projects from conception to launch. The NAMS Product Specialist for is a key member of the team leading the transformation of PACCAR’s legacy materials systems.  This position acts as a subject matter expert in Materials, internal processes and business requirements while supporting an SAP implementation. The position works within the Materials organization to develop best-in-class system solutions and create standard business processes. This role is hands-on and requires both technical depth and strong capabilities to understand business concepts. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

•    Understand internal materials processes.
•    Challenge and critique current business processes.
•    Facilitate cross-divisional meetings, workshops, training/testing events.
•    Support of developed applications and SAP implementations at various locations.
•    Development and execution of detailed system test plans.
•    Development and execution of end user training.
•    Management of data migration from legacy materials systems to SAP, including definition of data requirements and validation of actual data migrated.
•    Development of system documentation.
•    Support Business users through system cutover and after go-live support.
•    Perform project management tasks including project execution and reporting status to senior management 
•    Perform organizational tasks regarding change control, incident management, and audit
•    Identify risks and collaborate with the team on mitigation plans
•    Travel 25% in first year (decreasing to 10%) 

•    Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Supply Chain Management, or related technical field required. Masters or MBA preferred. 
•    Advanced project management training or equivalent work experience a plus 


•    3-5 years of relevant experience in materials, MSS/warehouse management, data management, business intelligence, or equivalent
•    Capacity to lead and work effectively with development and materials teams
•    Proficient PC skills focusing on the Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Access.
•    Highly self-motivated and flexible with focus on delivery
•    Ability to influence and work with employees at all levels of the organization.
•    Experience in participating in project in a highly collaborative, multi-discipline team environment
•    Excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to interact professionally with a diverse group of executives, managers, and subject matter experts
•    Demonstrated problem solving, facilitation, and customer service skills
•    Able to work effectively in a team environment with little or no supervision
•    Six Sigma certification or training is desired
•    Experience in Manufacturing industry 

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 $80,800 - $126,600 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. 

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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