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Date: May 8, 2019

Location: Chillicothe, OH, 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

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.

Requisition Summary

Responsible for warehousing logistics, material presentation strategies and maintaining inventory integrity. Provides leadership to supervisors and employees in order to support plant performance and attain Material Handling, best in class objectives.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Assign duties to and direct the performance of both salaried and hourly personnel.
  • Establish and sustain standards that support production schedules.
  • Champion process improvement to lower costs and improve materials availability.
  • Manage to budgetary goals of the department.
  • Responsible for managing performance of local 3PL facilities that support the Kenworth plant with light assembly, kitting and sequencing services.
  • Developing and Leading Material flow strategy and vision.
  • Actively recommend and implement improvements to processes, equipment, and working conditions.
  • Efficiently manage the flow of production material from receipt to the point of use.
  • Maintain communication of parts availability with production and materials personnel.
  • Recommend or initiate promotions, transfers, disciplinary measures, and other personnel actions in compliance with company policies.
  • Participate in setting schedules and the preparation of written reports for management.
  • Recommend capital expenditure for overall improvements.
  • Perform special projects as assigned.


  • Four-year degree from an accredited college or university.
  • Graduate Degree in Business, logistics, or supply chain management preferred.
  • Technical truck knowledge preferred
  • Experience managing production, materials or logistics in the automotive industry preferred
  • Five years of previous supervisory experience.
  • Experience with general materials metrics, materials flow, and inventory measures.
  • Proven success with change management utilizing tools such as Lean manufacturing and six sigma
  • Ability to prioritize multiple demands and distribute resources accordingly.
  • Ability to perform production planning,and resource coordination.
  • Take initiative and champion improvement projects through completion.
  • Be an aggressive problem solver and team player.
  • Demonstrate leadership qualities, interpersonal skills, and manufacturing expertise.
  • Effectively interact with employees, peers, and all levels of management.


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or other related field required.
  • Master’s degree in Business Administration or other related field strongly desired.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Huntington
Nearest Secondary Market: Ashland

Job Segment: Supply Chain Manager, Manager, Lean Six Sigma, Supply, Logistics, Operations, Management

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