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Paccar | Louisville, Kentucky
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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!

 

Dynacraft

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

Requisition Summary

This position will be responsible for the application, evaluation, development, project management, commissioning, and system management of manufacturing industrial automation and control systems. The ideal candidate is experienced in Lean Manufacturing and is proactive in taking action in leading quality improvement and will have demonstrated success in making lasting improvements.  Fact-based decision making is a requirement for success.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  •  Provide technical support for existing product lines.
  • Improve productivity of and reduce the floor space required by existing product lines.
  • Perform feasibility studies and provide tooling, space and labor estimates for new business opportunities.
  • Design and establish assembly methods for new work cells procure and setup tooling and equipment for these new work cells to meet safety, quality and productivity goals.
  • Support the APQP process through development of PFMEAs and product work flows.
  • Support the plant quality process through mistake proofing new and existing business production operations.
  • Identify, justify and implement capital equipment projects.
  • Actively participate in Six Sigma projects as a belt and team member.
  • Designs and implements shop aids and fixtures.
  • Maintains control documents per ISO requirements.
  • Reviews engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommends changes, as necessary.

Qualifications

  • Qualified applicants will be detailed oriented, well organized and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Applicant should have basic understanding of Six Sigma practices, a basic understanding of Six Sigma Minitab software is a plus.
  • ERP experience, preferably in SAP.
  • Applicants must be able to multi-task, prioritize, successfully handle pressure, and work/make decisions independently when required.
  • Successful candidate is safety-conscious, self-motivated, a team player, and is able to think proactively.
  • Candidate must have the flexibility to work 2nd shift and weekends.

Education

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering, preferably Industrial or Mechanical.
  • MBA or Masters in Engineering Preferred.
  • Five years of manufacturing experience, preferably automotive.
  • Applicant should have excellent PC skills; including Word, Excel and Access, AutoCAD, ProEngineer software experience would be a plus.

 

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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