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Daimler Trucks North America Assistant Buyer (L8) in Mt Holly, North Carolina

When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

Provide logistics and materials support for Mount Holly TMP including purchasing, tracking and expediting.


  • Purchase piece parts for truck modifications utilizing SAP, Paragon, P Card and IMS

  • Review shortage lists, daily report and SR to prioritize and expedite missing commodities

  • Maintain forecast and work with Plant controlled vendors and Gastonia PMP to improve delivery timing and meet on-time delivery commitments

  • Open Material Transfers (MTs) from various TMP locations based on quotes/requirements

  • Provide materials support to shop floor team leaders and supervisors

  • Assist with the receipt of goods by keypunching and data entry of received materials

  • Expedite past due purchase orders and material transfers

  • Expedite shipments to prevent line shortages

  • Review inventory management system to ensure sufficient on-hand quantities of parts and reorder as needed

  • Work stock replenishment system (update reason codes and answers)

  • Assist CAE with Mt Holly TMP schedule, string of pearls, plant constraints

  • Assist in developing reports to support Mt Holly TMP needs, using Tableau, Power BI and Alteryx

  • Review and order parts due to spec changes

  • Control excess inventory and process material disposition analysis

  • Process work orders for Parts Distribution Center (PDC) and truck requirements

  • Work with Accounts Payable and vendor to ensure timely payments, and to clear vendor debits

  • Assist Corporate LCM group with materials requirements for upcoming Changeover & PreSeries

  • Review and expedite Major components

  • Create vendor Charge Backs

  • Process freight claims

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • 3 years of related experience and a high school diploma (or equivalent); or an associates degree with 1 year of related experience required

  • Strong communication skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint)

  • An attached resume is required

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Ability to read prints and interpret specs/ISO’s

  • Proficient in Tableau, Power BI and Alteryx

Daimler Trucks North America is firmly committed to developing a work environment that supports empowerment and inclusion for our current and future employees. We recognize that our ability to adapt will enable us to compete for a broader range of talent. Additionally, our business and the people who work within it will be successful and profitable if we remain agile and flexible in our approach to work.

To continue to build a great place to work for all, we are committed to a culture that supports flexibility and encourages a positive working environment that achieves the needs of our business and employees.

  • @on-site: You come into office 5 days per week. You have a dedicated desk for your laptop, monitor, family photos, plants, and anything else that makes your workspace truly yours.

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Title: Assistant Buyer (L8)

Location: North Carolina-Mt Holly

Requisition ID: DAI0000JT8