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Purchasing Analyst

Company: PACCAR Technical Center
Location: Mount Vernon
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

Requisition Summary We have an immediate need for a Purchasing Analyst to support material ordering, processing of purchase orders and providing support to our suppliers and end users. 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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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 The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. Job Functions / Responsibilities --- - - -Coordinate all Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) purchasing activities to ensure timely and cost-effective purchasing and receipt of necessary equipment and supplies to ensure continued operations.--- - - -Assures understanding of PACCAR Corporate and PACCAR Technical Center procedures/policies/guidelines governing procurement activities and follows appropriately.--- - - -Processes MRO purchase orders through a computerized system and places orders for the purchase of goods and services in a timely manner--- - - -Performs or directs order follow-up for timely delivery in support of requisitions, routine expediting.--- - - -Coordinates activities with other departments to identify and prevent delays ---- - - -Monitors MRO purchases to ensure product quality and quantity, taking corrective action as necessary. ---- - - -Prepares management reports and maintains necessary records and documentation.--- - - -Assist in negotiating corporate MRO purchasing contracts.--- - - -Processes and tracks Blanket Purchase orders and annual contracts--- - - -May perform other related administrative duties as assigned Skills/Competencies--- - - -Strong aptitude to understand business concepts, functions, organization, and terminology--- - - -Familiarity with SAP preferred--- - - -End user support a plus--- - - -Experience with Microsoft Office Suite - Qualifications --- - - -2+ years supporting users/systems--- - - -Experience running AGILE development projects desired--- - - -Demonstrate ability to generate solutions based on business needs--- - - -Strong knowledge of software delivery methodologies.--- - - -Highly self-motivated.--- - - -Excellent written and verbal communication skills.--- - - -Excellent problem-solving skills.--- - - -Able to work effectively in a team environment with little or no supervision.--- - - -Excellent organizational skills.--- - - -Strong understanding of business process, preferably in a manufacturing environment--- - - -Develop and produce business and IT requirement documents including necessary flow diagrams.--- - - -Ability to work in an abstract and fast paced environment.--- - - -Experience with custom development and COTS best practices and procedures. Education

  • Associates degree or Bachelor's degree - Additional Job Board Information PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Keywords: PACCAR Technical Center, Seattle , Purchasing Analyst, Professions , Mount Vernon, Washington

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