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Paccar | Denton, Texas
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Job Description

Requisition Summary

eads team members to identify, manage, and execute the plants process improvement opportunities. Manages production employees to attain production and quality goals. Identifies problems or bottlenecks in production processes and resolves issues. Ensures production resources including materials, equipment and human resources are available as needed to maintain production schedules. Drives continuous improvement goals in safety, quality, delivery, cost, morale and environment. Responsible for managing and owning department functions of the business and creating an engaged, team oriented work force in order to improve business results.



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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

•Acts as a primary resource to production team to help drive PACCAR Production System (PPS) and meet goals in the areas of Safety, Quality, Delivery, Cost, Morale, and Environment
•Manages production and maintenance activities to meet plant goals efficiently and effectively – accountable for line performance
•Leads and engages team members to improve systems, processes and procedures
•Leads by example and demonstrates PACCAR values
•Maintains team’s adherence to plant rule, policies, and procedures
•Coaches team in personal accountability, giving and receiving feedback, root cause analysis, problem solving, decision making, and interpersonal communications
•Troubleshoots problems and implements corrective actions through root cause analysis
•Seeks and provides resources for team and provides necessary training that will assist the team in reaching its goals
•Conducts frequent Safety coaching with team and leads implementation of safe work practices
•Leads and/or actively participates in Focused Improvement Teams to improve Safety, Quality, Delivery, and Cost
•Accurately manage time and attendance for hourly employees daily through established time keeping system and takes immediate action to resolve issues as they arise
•Responsible to respond to or resolve if possible all employee issues presented in their area of responsibility
•Responsible for enforcing work rules and assessing with corrective action when warranted
•Ensure all newly hired employees receive training
•Leads team in tracking and understanding performance metrics and creating action plans to address performance gaps.
•Actively reinforces key PPS concepts every day through coaching and auditing of team members, Standard Work and ensuring effective pre-shift meetings.
•Provides frequent informal and periodic formal job performance feedback to team.

Division Information

n 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.


•Bachelor’s degree in a technical or business related field highly preferred
•1-3+ years’ experience a manufacturing/operations environment
•Demonstrated knowledge of Lean Manufacturing Principles
•Demonstrate ability to manage multiple projects, set priorities, identify and address problems, and meet deadlines
•Team leadership skills
•1-3+ years’ experience leading high performance work teams a plus
•Ability to perform formal root cause analysis to identify and resolve operational issues
•Strong leadership; organizational and planning abilities; and excellent analytical and problem solving skills are essential
•Excellent written, verbal and group or individual presentation skills
•Proficient in Microsoft Office

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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