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Posted:
7/5/2017
Job Category:
Project Management
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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 looking for a Sr. Project Manager to identify, analyze, develop and execute new business opportunities and changes to existing business. The Sr. Project Manager works closely with Dynacraft and Truck division engineering and operations teams and Dynacraft management to ensure projects are implemented on time and on budget.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Investigate and analyze new product or supply chain opportunities to drive Dynacraft growth through reducing PACCAR total cost.
  • Develop business cases including financial justification for new business opportunities.
  • Work upstream of RPI and ECN notification on new or changing program implementations from the quote phase to SOP ensuring coordination with multiple departments and divisions.
  • Build effective relationships and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including Dynacraft and Truck Division engineering teams, PACCAR Purchasing, External Suppliers and Truck Division Operations to ensure project success.
  • Develop and execute project plans to meet objectives.
  • Proactively coordinate change in project scope, identify potential crises, and create/manage contingency plans.    
  • Communicate project status and issues to senior management and other stakeholders through reports and presentations as requested.
  • Develop best practices, tools and documentation for project execution and coordination.
  • Collaborate with Truck Division and Dynacraft engineering to identify opportunities for expanding product lines.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Product and/or Program Management knowledge gained through a minimum of three years of related experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment.
  • Self-motivated leader, with the ability to handle multiple tasks with varying schedules and shifting priorities.
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation and relationship-building skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Analytical and detail-oriented. 
  • Six Sigma training desired.
  • SAP and Capital Budget experience a plus.    
  • Ability to work both independently with minimal supervision and as a team member.
  • Ability to manage and work through ambiguity.
  • Creative problem solver with strong application of process improvement methodologies.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office. 
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings.
  • Approximately 25% travel.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering or Business Administration.
  • Project Management Certification (PMP) desired.

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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