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6/30/2017
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Manufacturing Team Lead (Evenings) Job
Paccar | Plano, Texas
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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!
 

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in Algona, WA. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts service parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY and Plano/McKinney, TX.

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft is expanding by opening a third facility in Texas. The first phase of this expansion is starting up operations in a temporary facility in Plano, TX. The Plano operation will operate while we build our permanent Texas facility, planned to be located in McKinney, TX.  The Manufacturing Team Leader reports directly to the plant floor Unit Manager and is responsible for hour by hour operation on the plant floor.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Assure team member compliance with safety and quality standards, and recommend necessary process and/or system changes as needed.
  • Be in the production area under your responsibility 75% or greater of the time, walking the line to address team member issues related to safety, quality, and delivery.
  • Fill-in for absent team members on the line as needed.
  • Become a Qualified Trainer in all areas under your responsibility.
  • Complete process/product audits.
  • Assist the Unit Manager in managing the daily production and distribution flow.  
  • Resolve daily SAP report issues and act as point of contact for identification and resolution of area data process errors.
  • Work with Unit Manager and plant floor team members to improve system knowledge base.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to operate independently with little guidance while being a positive contributor to a team environment.
  • Willingness to take initiative and make decisions.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and a working knowledge of SAP Warehouse Management.  
  • Ability to lead by example and have a proven record of excellence in attendance, dependability and safety.
  • Candidate must be self motivated, well organized, flexible and able to handle the pressure of a high-volume operation.
  • Computer literacy is required with a familiarity with MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • Previous experience with root cause analysis and lean six sigma preferred.
  • Must be able to work evening shift.

Education & Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Minimum two years of manufacturing and/or distribution experience required.
  • Bachelor's Degree (completed or in progress) preferred.
  • Previous supervisory/leadership experience preferred.

Competencies

Act with Integrity

Demonstrate Adaptability

Technical Acumen

Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen

Drive for Results

Influence Others

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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