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Date: Aug 13, 2019

Location: Algona, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

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 McKinney, TX. a suburb of Dallas. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For fifty years Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA., Louisville, KY. and McKinney, 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 recertification and preparing the division for future TS16949 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    
  • 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
  • 3-5 Years management experience with direct reports, required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field, required
  • Master's degree, desired
  • Six Sigma training and experience, desired
Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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