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Date: Jul 12, 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 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 McKinney, TX. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For more than fifty 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 McKinney, TX.

Requisition Summary

The Team Lead 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.
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.
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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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