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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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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 performs assembly, light manufacturing and distribution for PACCAR truck plants and the aftermarket. For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided high quality components, subassemblies and specialized services. Dynacraft’s manufacturing facilities are located in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and Plano, TX.

Requisition Summary

The Plant Quality Manager has strategic responsibility for quality at one of Dynacraft’s facilities. The scope of responsibilities include: plant quality, process improvement, ISO compliance, warranty, and the Advance Quality Planning Process (APQP). The position reports to the Division Quality Manager. The successful candidate will work directly with the customer and Dynacraft support groups such as Supplier Quality, Operations, Materials, Engineering, and Business Development teams to drive operational quality improvements and meet Dynacraft customer expectations. The position is responsible for successful ISO9001 certification. This position will be a key contributor to Dynacraft’s five-year strategic plan and objectives that include achieving award-winning quality performance.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Coach and mentor staff; make hiring recommendations
  • Champion projects to drive quality improvements within Dynacraft
  • Partner with key suppliers to drive quality improvements
  • Work with internal Dynacraft departments to ensure ISO/TS compliance
  • Plan, track and organize plant activities to meet PPAP on-time commitments   

Qualifications & Skills

  • Quality, manufacturing, engineering or purchasing experience
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability gained through 3 - 4 years of progressively complex quality situations (experience in related fields are potential substitutes)
  • Proficient in quality methods used to achieve best in class product and process performance (e.g., statistical problem solving and process capability analysis, FMEA, Control Plans, PPAP)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Proven negotiation and strong analytical skills
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills
  • Strong PC and MS Office skills
  • Project Management experience with a focus on achieving deadlines
  • Ability to manage conflict across functional and corporate boundaries; effective problem solver
  • Innovative and results-oriented

Education & Experience

  • 3-5 years management experience with direct reports required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Six Sigma training and experience 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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