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Assistant Director of Materials Job

Company: PACCAR
Location: Renton
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Overview
This position oversees and directs the Materials and Demand Planning departments with the Materials Manager and engages in a variety of supporting activities to achieve the division's sales and profit objectives.

  • Leads all Materials staff and functions needed to support Materials Planning (Direct Ship, Demand, Fulfillment) for the PACCAR Parts aftermarket supply chain in North America.
  • Effectively manage all internal projects related to system and process improvements which support Direct Ship Retail Availability, Demand Forecasting and/or Inventory Planning functions.
  • Support other departments at PACCAR with resolution of problems at suppliers and dealers.
  • Responsible for recommendations in the development of yearly department and capital budgets.
  • Has shared responsibility with the Materials Managers to create and manage yearly departmental goals and metrics for world class Supply Chain performance.
  • Benchmarks with other companies and brings forward systems/process improvements to ensure continued excellence in the Direct Ship Program, Demand Planning, Inventory Optimization, and Planning Systems.
  • Effectively communicates and collaborates with Suppliers, the worldwide OE and Aftermarket Materials Departments, and PACCAR Parts Senior Management.
  • Prepare and present Sales and Operations Planning to PACCAR Leadership.
    Skills Required:
    • Strong written and oral communication skills. Superior analytical and problem solving skills
    • Four or more years of management experience
    • Knowledge of truck parts and components
    • Experience implementing and executing cost savings initiatives - Lean and Six Sigma experience
    • Advanced PC skills with ability to leverage and capitalize on data from a variety of sources
    • Team player with excellent communication skills
    • Strong interpersonal skills and issue resolution skills
    • Ability to manage under difficult and stressful situations
    • Strong Negotiation skills
    • Proven project management
    • Product lifecycle forecasting
      • Bachelor's degree in business or related field - Masters Degree is strongly desired
      • 5+ years of Supply Chain Management, Inventory Control, or Operations Management experience
      • Supply Chain Management andproduct distribution experience required.
      • Six Sigma experience required
      • Previous SAP, Manugistics, I2 or JDA planning experience HIGHLY desired
      • Product lifecycle management desired
        PACCAR Benefits:
        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
        • This position offers relocation assistance benefits.

          Salary Range
        • 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 $104,000 - $182,500annually. This position is also eligible for annual incentive bonus compensation with a target of 25%. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.Additional Information:
        • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
        • PACCAR Parts is an E-Verify Employer
        • PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagementCompany 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
          PACCAR Parts is the global provider of aftermarket parts and services to support Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and TRP dealers around the world. This includes 18 distribution centers globally that support 2,200 dealerships and over 1,000,000 customers. Aftermarket support includes world class customer centers that deliver industry leading uptime in conjunction with our outstanding supply chain that delivers record levels of inventory availability for dealers and customers.

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