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Date: Nov 4, 2018

Location: Detroit, MI, 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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Identify, assess, and develop new PACCAR suppliers
  • Lead suppliers through Advanced Product Quality Planning for new product introduction
  • Work closely with assigned suppliers to assure understanding and compliance with PACCAR Supplier Quality requirements and guidelines.
  • Work closely and effectively with suppliers to improve overall performance to PACCAR, including the identification, communication, documentation, and follow-up of corrective actions, predictive performance models, and development needs
  • Work closely with suppliers to improve delivery, quality and warranty performance through the development and implementation of corrective actions
  • Assist in performing evaluations of supplier’s capabilities in meeting PACCAR’s quality requirements.
  • Interface with Purchasing, Engineering, Plants, and Supplier on current quality issues.
  • Assist with supplier production part verification submission, tracking, and reporting.
  • Support timely and comprehensive reporting of assigned Supplier Quality status.
  • Approximately 25-50% travel depending on business conditions.


  • 3-5 years of experience in quality, operations, or engineering required
  • Manufacturing and supervisory experience preferred
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability of complex quality situations
  • Proficient in quality methods used to achieve best in class product and process performance (e.g., statistical problem solving and process capability analysis, DOE,  FMEA, Control Plans, PPAP)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Proven negotiation and strong analytical skills
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong PC skills with familiarity in Access, Excel, Powerpoint, and Project.
  • Project Management experience with a focus on achieving timing requirements.
  • Ability to manage conflict across functional and corporate boundaries; effective problem solver.
  • Six Sigma / Lean Training and certification.
  • Working knowledge of GD & T inspection methods and equipment.
  • Automotive Advanced Product Quality Planning (APQP) expertise. 


  • Bachelor's and Master's degree in Business, Engineering or appropriate major.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

Job Segment: Engineer, Lean Six Sigma, Manager, Six Sigma, Engineering, Management, Quality

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