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Paccar | Columbus, Mississippi
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Job Description

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!

Skills / Competencies

Work closely with machining and assembly department personnel and provide engineering support with timely responses to problems being worked.

  • Identify root cause for problems that occur during the engine manufacturing process and work with appropriate organizational departments and / or suppliers to implement permanent corrective actions.
  • Develops or improves inspection methods to reduce measurement variation.
  • Completes and analyzes data for trends and facilitates improvement actions
  • Creates and maintains metrics for quality reporting.
  • Maintain a problem solving database.
  • Participates in or leads process improvement efforts such as:  5S, scrap reduction teams, defects per unit (DPU) reduction, and Kaizen events.
  • Assists with developing and conducting quality training programs and record maintenance.
  • Utilize effective communication and problem solving skills to foster an effective team environment which continually strives for improvements in safety, quality, productivity, and efficiency.


  • Four year technical degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent is required; MBA is preferred.
  • Three to five years manufacturing quality experience; preferably in a team environment.
  • Ability to work on Evening Shift.
  • Practical knowledge and application of Six Sigma tools; Black/Green Belt certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing and machining operations
  • Working knowledge of metrology and inspection principles. Must be knowledgeable of machining gauge and measurement technique, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Part layout/measurement skills or CMM experience.
  • Must be a self-motivated team player that works well in a fast pace environment.
  • Possess exceptional problem solving skills with the ability to function equally well as a team leader.
  • Excellent technical, verbal, and written skills.

Additional Job Board Information

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

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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