Manufacturing Support Services (MSS) Manager (Grade 25/31) Job
Company: PACCAR Inc.
Posted on: February 15, 2021
PACCAR is a Fortune 200 company established in 1905. PACCAR is a
global industry leader in the design and manufacture of premium
quality commercial vehicles and engines. PACCAR commercial vehicles
are sold worldwide under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF
nameplates. PACCAR distributes aftermarket truck parts to its
dealers through a worldwide network of Parts Distribution Centers.
Finance and leasing subsidiaries facilitate the sale of PACCAR
products in many countries worldwide. PACCAR manufactures and
markets industrial winches under the Braden, Carco and Gearmatic
nameplates. PACCAR maintains exceptionally high standards of
quality for all of its products; they are well engineered, highly
customized for specific applications and sell in the premium
segments of their markets where they have a reputation for superior
performance and pride of ownership.
Acts as a liaison between Kenworth Materials, Production, and the
local Manufacturing Support Services (MSS) to ensure the MSS
suppliers performance meets the needs of the Kenworth Renton
Job Functions / Responsibilities
Develop and Drive improvements with MSS operations supporting
Renton through lean and six sigma tool usage
Project Management of all MSS Location operational and Systems
Provide onsite support at MSS to control offsite inventories,
coordinate lean practices and drive continuous improvement
Daily support visits to Renton MSS operations as needed to ensure
continuous improvement and delivery performance expectations are
Drive Improved SLA's with performance incentives with MSS Supplier
Responsible for conducting material flow analysis and space
utilization studies to justify proposals and to reduce material
handling truck hours and improve plant inventory turns. Execute
projects to implement approved initiatives.
Coordinate optimized sourcing initiatives. Work with production and
materials to identify and prioritize projects. Enlist support and
recommendations from quality, supplier quality, and purchasing as
necessary. Maintain historical and active records for all
Develop cost justifications for optimized sourcing initiatives.
Coordinate with plant accounting group to ensure concurrence with
internal cost assessment. Work with and assist production,
materials, manufacturing engineering and other groups as necessary
to obtain required data for justification.
Develop and submit Requests for Quotes (RFQ's) to suppliers for
candidate optimized sourcing projects. Coordinate candidate
selection with purchasing and supplier quality.
Develop MSS KPI's, Metrics and inputs to improve service level
contracts with MSS operations, benchmarking best in class SLA's
with performance incentives.
Attend and drive MSS quarterly performance reviews
Support of Systems Improvement Projects, such as Materials Domain
IT Prioritization projects, and larger projects such as NAMS,
specifically around necessary improvements of MSS operations
systems, metrics and performance data.
Help support other Supplier Triage visits when necessary, during
times of supply base destabilizations.
Self-motivated and organized with the ability to prioritize
multiple demands in a consistently changing environment.
Excellent interpersonal skills and communication skills including
written, verbal, listening, and presentation are required. Firm but
fair attitude with MSS and supplier operations is critical.
SAP Materials Requirements Planning (MRP) knowledge and experience
Successful purchasing, LTA, SLA, and contract negotiation
High proficiency in Microsoft office including Excel.
Travel, up to 20%, Local travel up to 75%.
Four-year degree in business administration, mathematics, supply
chain management, or related field required.
4-10 years supply chain management experience.
Additional Job Board Information
PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected
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