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Date: Feb 20, 2024

Location: Bayswater, VIC, AU, 3153

Company: PACCAR

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Position Summary

PACCAR Australia is looking for a customer focused, business oriented, and driven Human Resources Director to join PACCAR.  The Human Resources Director is both a hands-on and strategic role that provides HR support to our operations in Australia.  This role is critical in delivering Human Resources results in the areas of Talent Management, Engagement, Rewards, Retention, Training, and Development and Organizational Effectiveness.  This position will report directly to the Managing Director, PACCAR Australia.

 

Company Information

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. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel powertrains, provides financial services, information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.

 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Recruitment and Talent Management

  • Partner with the Division and Department Leaders to develop Executive Succession Plan presentation.
  • Lead annual goal setting, employee development, and employee succession and performance appraisal processes.
  • Develop and execute action plans to ensure participation by employees in six-sigma, internal audit, training programs, special projects and other development opportunities to accomplish individual and division goals.

 

Safety, Engagement, Rewards and Retention

  • Lead safety initiatives within organization to ensure employee health and safety.
  • Ensure the merit compensation program is administered effectively to include communicating, training and partnering with management to approve final recommendations.
  • Partner with management and the compensation department to ensure position upgrades are supported through market evaluation.
  • Evaluate employee programs, exit interviews and force report statistics to ensure plans are in place to address employee retention.
  • Ensure high potential employees have development and retention plans.
  • Create and implement an engagement and retention strategy.

 

Training and Development

  • Facilitate training sessions with employees and managers
  • Ensure division training requirements are achieved
  • Develop and research special training opportunities such as industry specific training, shop floor, sales training and other needs.
  • Facilitate mentoring, job shadow/job rotation and 360 degree employee development activities.

 

HR Effectiveness

  • Understand business goals and recommend HR approaches, policies and procedures to achieve and continuously improve business and people objectives.
  • Lead projects, ability to influence and obtain buy-in to drive results. Have a passion for process improvement and ability to obtain buy-in from HR and the business to embrace these improvements.
  • Investigate and conclude employee relations investigations
  • Ensure that HR practices are compliant with Internal Audit standards.
  • Ensure that technology is employed to accomplish HR results and HR employees are trained in maximizing the use of e-recruiting and other HR tools.
  • Provide guidance to managers on a variety of HR topics including employment law, leave administration, performance management, employee benefits, etc.

 

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources or relevant field is required.
  • Master's degree preferred

 

Qualifications

  • Eight plus years of related experience, preferably with a global company headquartered outside of Australia.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Prior experience leading, coaching and mentoring direct reports.
  • Ability to understand business goals and recommend compensation, benefits, and human resources policies to meet regulatory requirements and to achieve and continuously improve business and people objectives.
  • Ability to lead projects, ability to influence and obtain buy-in and drive results. Passion for process improvement and ability to obtain buy-in from the business to embrace these improvements.
  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, presentation skills and adaptability.
  • Excels in an environment with changing priorities.
  • Proficient MS office skills.

 

Additional Job Board Information

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. PACCAR also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services, information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.  PACCAR Australia is located in Bayswater, a suburb of Melbourne, Victoria, Australia.

 

Kenworth Truck Company builds premium commercial vehicles for sale in the U.S., Canada, Mexico and Australia and for export throughout the world. Peterbilt Motors also designs, manufactures and distributes premium commercial vehicles in the US and Canada. DAF Trucks manufactures trucks in the Netherlands, Belgium, Brasil and the United Kingdom for sale throughout Western and Eastern Europe, and export to Asia, Africa, North and South America.

 

PACCAR delivers its products and services to customers worldwide through an extensive dealer network of 2,200 locations. PACCAR Global sells the company’s products in more than 100 countries and is expanding its dealer network in Asia and throughout the world. 

 

PACCAR Parts operates a network of parts distribution centers offering aftermarket support to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealers and customers around the world. Aftermarket support includes customer call centers operating 24 hours a day throughout the year and technologically advanced systems to enhance inventory control and expedite order processing.

 

PACCAR Financial Services provides finance, lease and insurance services to dealers and customers in 24 countries including a portfolio of more than 180,000 trucks and trailers and total assets in excess of $13 billion. The group includes PACCAR Leasing, a major full-service truck leasing company in North America, with a fleet of 38,000 vehicles.

 

Environmental responsibility is one of PACCAR’s core values. The company regularly develops new programs to help protect and preserve the environment and PACCAR has established ambitious goals to further reduce emissions and enhance fuel efficiency in its truck models.

 

PACCAR is headquartered in Bellevue, Washington, USA. The company and its employees’ charitable contributions demonstrate a strong commitment to the communities in which we work and live. The PACCAR Foundation grants millions of dollars each year for education, social services and the arts.

 

PACCAR is a Fortune Global 500 Company whose shares are listed on NASDAQ Global Select Market, symbol PCAR, and its homepage can be found at www.paccar.com.  PACCAR’s earnings releases, annual reports, 10-Q and 10-K’s can be found on their Investor page.


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