Production Unit Manager Evening Shift

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Date: Mar 19, 2024

Location: Chillicothe, OH, US, 45601-8829

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

The Unit Manager will have tactical leadership of employees in a manufacturing department to achieve safety, quality and productivity objectives as set forth by a Section Manager. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

• Lead department safety initiatives, including accident investigations, job hazard analyses, and other related functions
• Lead start of shift meetings to ensure clear communication of key metrics and daily expectations, address open issues, etc.
• Perform Leader Standard Work, including any audits, torque checks, etc.
• Support department and Test department Continuous Improvement Team meetings
• Instill safety culture proactively within the department, while ensuring corrective actions are robust and sustained
• Lead department quality initiatives, including gate management, defect resolution, tool performance, audit systems, and other related functions
• Lead department continuous improvement initiatives, including line balancing, process walks, 5S activities, HPWT, daily housekeeping, and other related functions
• Create daily staffing assignments, develop and maintain a training plan, and ensure appropriate job rotations
• Complete daily functions, including time and attendance, training records, overtime management, vacation scheduling, and proper record keeping
• Create an engaged culture through employee engagement
• Complete timely performance reviews for employees
• Other duties as assigned



Must be able to work any shift

  • Excellent interpersonal skills, proven leadership ability, manufacturing or related field management experience, self-drive and initiative
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • 2-3 Prior supervisory experience within PACCAR or related industry


Additional Job Board Information

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