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Paccar Winch Inc. Commodity Manager - HR/Professional Services Job in Bellevue, Washington

Commodity Manager - HR/Professional Services Job

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Date: Jan 12, 2021


Bellevue, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 200 company and 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 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

As a Commodity Manager HR, Marketing, and Professional Services, this individual will be responsible for partnering with and supporting internal business units, functional groups, and associated stakeholders, while executing on strategic sourcing, category management, and supplier relationship management initiatives. Categories include but will not be limited to the following services: HR, recruiting, marketing, cafeteria services, standard dress, and uniformed security. This position will be responsible for managing PACCAR’s commercial relationship with professional services and benefits providers, and driving commercial strategies to control costs and mitigate risk. The ideal candidate will be a proven change agent in the field of Purchasing and large service contract management, focused on delivering the highest value of products and services to internal and external customers at the lowest total cost.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide Purchasing support, representation, and participation in all issues related to assigned Professional Services categories.

  • Support the development of strategic sourcing events, supplier and negotiation strategies, and work plans, in conjunction with stakeholders, and support execution to established timelines.

  • Support the identification, research and evaluation of Professional Service providers that meet the organization's standards of quality, value, timing, service, and reliability of supply

  • Manage suppliers for multiple manufacturing and other business locations within assigned commodity categories, to ensure the lowest total cost of ownership. The scope of this position requires working closely with multiple departments, plants, and executive leaders.

  • Negotiate and manage all aspects of PACCAR relationships with suppliers, including commercial and contractual requirements with respect to total cost, implementation, customer service, and performance, while minimizing risk.

  • Facilitate Supplier Relationship Management efforts, including strategic segmentation and supplier rationalization.

  • Manage and enhance supplier performance through the establishment of KPI's/SLA's (contract content), and effective supplier and stakeholder interaction.

  • Manage and lead Purchasing process improvements, using 6-Sigma tools to improve throughput and eliminate non-value add activities.

  • Work with customers to identify and document project requirements, prepare RFQ’s, perform supplier selection using 6-Sigma tools, and implement projects. Work closely with the company Legal department to draft contracts and other documents.

  • Communicate and conduct meetings and formal presentations with suppliers, plants, divisions, and corporate personnel at all management levels.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Minimum 5 years of Purchasing, large service contract negotiations, or related experience

  • Flexible and proactive team leader with the ability to manage multiple and diverse tasks concurrently

  • Project Management experience

  • Product knowledge of services and benefits-related products desired

  • Strong Team Player with excellent communication skills – written, verbal, and presentation

  • Proven organization, negotiation, planning, and analytical skills

  • Demonstrated leadership to accomplish company goals

  • Business, industry, and commodity acumen

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite skills, including data mining, summarization, and presentation

Additional Job Board Information

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