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Paccar | Columbus, Mississippi
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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 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.

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!


PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:

Requisition Summary

Support assembly equipment, machining department and plant-wide electrical and control systems. Trouble shoot and implement controls improvements to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve reliability. This position works on varying shifts.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Trouble shoots and implements modifications to existing electrical system which includes robotics, automation equipment and CNC machines.
  • Coordinates with manufacturing engineers and production as required supporting equipment uptime.
  • Ensures projects are completed within budget and on schedule, ensuring that the contractor follows all PACCAR Inc. safety requirements
  • Coordinates and support major maintenance, emergency repairs, and corrective actions on equipment and facilities
  • Maintains necessary records and documentation, preparing management reports as necessary
  • Implement and maintain computerized PLC and  CNC equipment
  • Provide maintenance supervision support as needed
  • Continuous improvement working with IT department and integrated process monitoring systems
  • Follow plant's standards for filing and maintaining documentation per ISO standards. Maintain up-to date machine design documentation for all machines
  • Support team to review engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommends changes as necessary
  • Support team to prepare, manage, and implement capital budget projects as needed
  • Support Six Sigma projects as needed
  • Facilitate effective communication to plant management on project status

Qualifications & Skills


  • 3-5 years related experience
  • Proven PLC and CNC programming and troubleshooting
  • Ability to work effectively in a high performance team based environment
  • Excellent proficiency in Microsoft Office suite of products
  • Familiar with risk assessments and safety evaluations
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with the flexibility to adapt to conflicting requirements
  • Knowledge of city, state, and federal electrical codes
  • Demonstrated ability to create and interpret electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics and ladder diagrams, function block diagrams, STL, FB to effectively trouble shoot systems


  • BSEE or equivalent Technical degree
  • PLC programming using Siemens Step-7 and WinCCFlex
  • Fanuc and ABB robots trouble shooting and programming experience
  • CNC programming using Siemens Step-7 Powerline and HMI Advanced
  • Knowledge of mechanical and safety codes
  • Knowledge of Profibus, Profisafe, Safety Integrated, and ASI-Bus
  • AutoCAD experience
  • Hands on experience with Siemens HMI


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

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

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

Additional Agency 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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