Supplier Quality Manager Job

Date: Sep 12, 2023

Location: Chillicothe, OH, US, 45601-8829

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

This position will provide Supplier Quality Management support to all PACCAR North America Plants and Divisions.

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

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work closely with assigned suppliers to drive for effective corrective and preventive action activities as they relate to PACCAR quality and warranty requirements.
  • Evaluate new and current suppliers’ capability to meet PACCAR quality and warranty.
  • Function as primary interface between suppliers and plant operations to deliver rapid and effective resolution of assigned suppliers’ quality issues and improve overall performance to PACCAR.
  • Function as primary interface between suppliers and PACCAR purchasing, engineering, materials, and plant operations to ensure on-time supplier PPAP, manage supplier APQP activities as assigned, and deliver rapid and effective resolution of assigned suppliers’ new product launch activities.
  • Support assigned suppliers’ timely and comprehensive reporting to PACCAR management on quality concerns.
  • Support timely and complete reporting of supplier program launch readiness and progress toward program objectives.
  • Work closely with assigned suppliers to assure understanding and compliance with PACCAR supplier quality requirements and guidelines.
  • Participate in global Supplier Quality process standardization teams.
  • Deliver on assigned continuous improvement activities.
  • Approximately 20-50% travel depending on business conditions.

Skills / Competencies

  • Self-motivated, results oriented, and ability to work with minimal supervision a must
  • Ability to influence others and manage conflict across functional and corporate boundaries
  • Experience in commercial vehicle/automotive quality engineering and product manufacturing
  • Working knowledge of IATF16949 and ISO 9001:2018 methodologies
  • Strong working knowledge of APQP
  • Strong working knowledge of DOE, SPC, GD&T, and Corrective Actions Processes
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability gained through at least 3-5 years of progressively complex quality situations
  • Proficient in quality methods used to achieve best-in-class product and process performance
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Solid organizational and project management skills
  • Demonstrated effectiveness leading and collaborating with cross-functional teams
  • Demonstrated drive to complete assignments on time, deliver requirements and meet goals
  • Strong working knowledge of Six Sigma and Lean



  • Bachelor degree required, preferably in Engineering or another technical discipline.

  • Applicants with a four-year degree in a non-engineering or technical discipline will be considered if they possess at least five years’ experience in a related field.


  • Ability to interpret and understand engineering drawings

  • Experience in purchasing, product or process engineering

  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes such as injection molding, metal stamping, casting, machining or complex assembly

  • Six Sigma/Lean Training Certification

  • American Society for Quality – CMQ/OE, CQE, CQA, or CSQP Certification

Paccar Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – Minimum of 10 paid vacation days, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Additional Job Board Information

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

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