Senior Commodity Manager-Aftermarket

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Date: May 23, 2024

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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!

Requisition Summary

Want to be part of a dynamic organization? Want to learn more about the PACCAR Purchasing organization? Want to improve your negotiations skills? If so, this position is for YOU. As a Senior Commodity Manager, you will have the opportunity to learn about and support the aftermarket business and ultimately the number one business initiative: CUSTOMER UPTIME. Looking to advance your career within Purchasing? This position is a great opportunity to prepare you for an Assistant Purchasing Director / Director of Purchasing within our organization. Come join a great team of purchasing professionals supporting exciting business initiatives!

This role is based out of the PACCAR Parts Division in Renton, WA. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop, negotiate, and implement strategies resulting in enhanced profitability, improved supply chain performance, lowest total cost, and broader aftermarket product offerings.
  • Coordinate with PACCAR Purchasing, Operations and Product Marketing worldwide for the development and execution of successful global commodity strategies.
  • Conduct meetings and formal presentations with suppliers, PACCAR Purchasing and Aftermarket stakeholders at all management levels.
  • Travel globally to suppliers and PACCAR locations to negotiate, evaluate capabilities, assess production readiness, and investigate new opportunities.
  • Other tasks as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance, Engineering, Supply Chain Management or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of purchasing, supply chain or related field
  • Strong writing, analytical and organizational skills; with great attention to detail and multitasking abilities
  • Experienced negotiator with demonstrated favorable results
  • Creative, self-motivated quality and results-driven work ethic
  • Strong understanding of fundamental contract terms and be able to draft supply contracts
  • Ability to conceptualize and implement cost savings projects, and to influence supplier behavior to meet PACCAR requirements
  • Possess an understanding of cost drivers and how changes in those drivers affect cost
  • Ability to perform market research to identify and evaluate potential new aftermarket suppliers
  • Ability to effectively communicate verbally and in written form to various levels of management and suppliers



  • Minimum 5 years of PACCAR experience
  • Project management experience
  • Experience in an aftermarket parts environment a plus
  • Master's degree or MBA.


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
  • 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
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. 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 the Senior Commodity Manager role is $96,700 - $151,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.



Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Marketing Manager, Market Research, Supply Chain, Operations, Marketing, Customer Service

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