Supplier Quality Manager - Mechanical

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Date: May 28, 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. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced powertrains and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

Requisition Summary

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

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.

Qualifications and Skills Required

  • 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 9001:2015 methodologies
  • 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

Qualifications and Skills Preferred

  • Strong working knowledge of APQP
  • Strong working knowledge of DOE, SPC, GD&T, and Corrective Actions Processes
  • Ability to interpret and understand engineering drawings
  • Experience in purchasing, product or process engineering
  • Knowledge of manufacturing processes including 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

Education and Certifications

  • Bachelor’s degree required. 
  • Engineering (Mechanical/Industrial/Chemical/Manufacturing) and/or other technical discipline highly preferred.



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

  • 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 (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • 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 programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience.


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