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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 high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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!

Requisition Summary

This position will design, develop and improve equipment, layouts, and processes to facilitate the manufacture of new, redesigned, and current products that will meet established specifications and will conform to established cost limits, under general supervision.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Leads or represents Manufacturing Engineering on equipment/process/product development and enhancement projects.
  • Identifies and implements continuous improvement initiatives for truck assembly process
  • Evaluates and recommends vendors, material and equipment for changes to manufacturing processes.
  • Prepares and implements complex layouts and studies of plant and facility arrangements and manufacturing operations. 
  • Provides direction of time and work sequence studies and reviews and recommends adjustments to manufacturing operations.
  • Develops procedures and plant arrangements to ensure proper material handling and storage.
  • Reviews engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommends changes, as necessary.
  • Determines manufacturing processes for assembly of new product development.
  • Provides cross-functional support to Product Development, Marketing and Advanced Manufacturing to facilitate transfer of designs to manufacturing.
  • Supports Production by troubleshooting technical issues related to process and components.
  • Supports Production by participating in other duties as assigned to meet Production expectations.
  • Fabricates or coordinates fabrication of prototypes or production equipment.
  • Identifies, prioritizes, and coordinates resolution of Production and Quality Assurance issues by involving appropriate personnel.
  • Determines and balances operations manning with production schedules, develops standard operation times, conducts various studies.
  • Prepares and implements capital budget items.
  • Designs and implements shop aids and fixtures.
  • Maintains control documents per ISO requirements.
  • Demonstrates professional and successful communication skills (verbal/written) with strong, effective interpersonal abilities.
  • Works weekends or non-shift hours and travels as required to support Production and project implementations

Division Information

Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.


  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Manufacturing Engineering or appropriate major required. 
  • Demonstrated ability gained through 3-5 years of experience in related assignments (preferred), preferably possessing 2 to 3 years with PACCAR.
  • Experience implementing new equipment or products required.
  • Experience coordinating with and/or directing supplier/vendor activities required.
  • Experience with truck assembly equipment and processes preferred.


B.S. Electrical Engineering degree or appropriate major required. 

MBA or Masters in Engineering preferred.

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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