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Area Human Resources Manager / Safety Supervisor SG 25 (Evening) Job

Date: May 19, 2023

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!




PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:


U.S. Salaried Benefits


 PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan options.
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts.
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%.
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement.
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • 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.


Requisition Summary


The Safety/Area Human Resources Manager is responsible for providing Human Resources leadership, developing, implementing, and managing safety programs and services for the PACCAR Engine Company in assigned areas for the evening shift.

Job Functions / Responsibilities


Recruitment and Talent Management:


  • Lead annual goal setting, employee development planning and performance appraisal and succession planning process for business partners. 
  • Assists with salary evaluations, affirmative action and diversity planning.
  • Administers new hire processes including orientations and announcements.  
  • Manage job descriptions and other staffing related activities.


 Training and Development:


  • Collaborates with HR team to organize and facilitate PACCAR compliance training such as New Supervisor Orientation and Expectations of a PACCAR Manager.
  • Facilitates corporate skills-based training such as meeting management.
  • Leverage existing technology to recommend and implement automated training solutions. 


Engagement, Rewards and Retention:


  • Facilitates and recommends programs to support employee engagement and communications.
  • Supports absence management/Leave of Absence programs including FMLA, ADA, STD, State leave programs and Worker’s Compensation in coordination with Division Benefits Specialist
  • Administers the exit process including exit interviews. Provide summary and analysis of trends.
  • Recommends employee development opportunities such as mentors, job shadow/job rotation and 360 evaluations.


Organizational and HR Effectiveness:


  • Acts as primary HR partner for various division departments.
  • Builds positive business partner relationships. Participates in weekly business staff meetings, providing HR and business guidance.
  • Partner with managers on performance management, leads workplace investigations, recommends corrective actions.
  • Provides employee and manager coaching.
  • Participates in division and Companywide Six Sigma projects, Internal Control audits, and projects that support the human resources needs of PACCAR’s continuous improvement approach.
  • Partners with management and legal to resolve performance issues. Ensures compliance with policies and procedures.
  • Participates in global HR continuous improvement initiatives. Leverages existing technology in new and creative ways.
  • Other duties as assigned.


 Commitment to Safety:


  • Manage a comprehensive safety program including prevention, inspection, investigation, and recording of incidents and related costs. Detect hazardous conditions, track and measure results and recommend as well as implement appropriate actions.
  • Provide leadership, training, and analysis to leadership, managers, and employees in the identification of potential hazards and accident prevention.
  • Oversee the Division’s OSHA and worker’s compensation program, including investigations, reporting, and collection of information for claims management.
  • Develop and implement preventive or corrective measures relating to processes, machinery layout, plant ergonomics, and/or personal protective equipment.
  • Proactively streamline safety processes and automate as appropriate.
  • Oversee the various safety committees ensuring effectiveness.
  • Administer and facilitate safety training.
  • Develop, maintain and communicate the plants emergency programs, ensuring proper training and certification.
  • Maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Coordinate with OSHA inspectors, fire department inspections, and PACCAR insurance carriers.
  • Assist in basic first aid treatment and other duties as needed.
  • Benchmark safety programs with other PACCAR locations as well as suppliers and PACCAR peer companies.
  • Special projects as assigned.

Qualifications & Skills


  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Human Resources, Safety Management, or related field required.
  • Five (5) to seven (7) years Human Resources / Safety experience in a manufacturing environment required.
  • Experience in both Union and Non-Union environment preferred.
  • MBA, PHR, SPHR preferred.


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

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

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

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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