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Materials North America Buyer Job

Company: PACCAR Inc.
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Job Description:

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 andalso 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!

This role supports all of North America and can be based at any of PACCAR's U.S. Division Office sites including; Denton, Texas or Kirkland, Washington.

Job Summary

PACCAR iscurrently seeking a Buyer to join our Team to provide service to North America Materials.

Here's what you will do in this role:

Plans, schedules, forecasts assigned materials to support manufacturing processes at the one Peterbilt and three Kenworth truck plants using independent judgment and working under limited supervision.
Determines production requirements for assigned groupings of manufactured or purchased parts by reviewing sales or engineering releases, part demand forecasts, historical data, exception reports, and other information.
Responsible for monitoring and optimizing days on hand of assigned material.
Issues order releases to meet production schedules and maintain proper inventory levels.
Plans and coordinates introduction of new parts and phase out of old parts considering current inventory levels and established urgency of change. Coordination with Plant/Division Engineering, Materials, Purchasing, Marketing, and Assembly will be required.
Monitors quality, service, and deliveries of suppliers and provides input to Corporate Purchasing group, serving as central contact for suppliers.
Review inventory levels for excess, surplus, and obsolete accumulations and initiate or recommend disposal.
Negotiate delivery, expediting, packaging, sub-assembly, or other special program charges with suppliers.
Establish and improve JIT (Just-in-Time) and materials flow programs with Assembly, Accounting, Materials, and suppliers. Initiate and establish EDI (Electronic Data Interchange) programs in cooperation with Materials Planners at the Plants, PACCAR MIS, and PACCAR Suppliers. Maintain EDI working set for use by Supplier and plant planners.
Other duties as assigned

You're going to need this to be successful:

Handles multiple tasks, takes initiative, team player, and problem solver
Professional and effective communication skills (written and verbal). Excellent interpersonal skills.
B.S. / B.A. degree in appropriate field required
Strong analytical skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Excel strongly desirable
APICS Certification in one or more of the following disciplines is desirable: CPIM, CIRM, and CSCP

Why work for PACCAR?

Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% match, AND a company paid Pension Plan after 5 years of service.
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 - eligible after 1 year of service.
Global Fortune 500company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.

Competencies

Act with Integrity

Demonstrate Adaptability

Drive for Results

Influence Others

Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives

Manage Execution

Manage Talent

Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen

Technical Acumen

Education

A Bachelor's Degree is required.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups.

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

Keywords: PACCAR Inc., Kirkland , Materials North America Buyer Job, Other , Kirkland, Washington

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