Materials North America Buyer Job
Company: PACCAR Inc.
Posted on: February 15, 2021
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
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
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
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
Monitors quality, service, and deliveries of suppliers and provides
input to Corporate Purchasing group, serving as central contact for
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
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
Comprehensive Paid Time Off - Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick
Tuition Reimbursement for continued education - eligible after 1
year of service.
Global Fortune 500company with a wide array of growth and
Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as
experts in their fields.
Act with Integrity
Drive for Results
Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen
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
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