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Continuous Improvement Dedicated Belt Job

Date: Jan 18, 2023

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR



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!



Dedicated Belts are change agents for innovation and process improvement. They actively foster creative thinking and a healthy environment of Continuous Improvement (CI).  They mentor employees in problem solving techniques. Dedicated Belts work as business partners with the department managers and senior staff to lead key improvement projects and to help achieve the needs of the business. 




In this role, some of the responsibility you will be doing are:

  • Mentor project leaders and managers in fact based decision making and leading small teams.
  • Lead and participate in CI projects with cross-functional teams, to implement innovative improvements.
  • Work with division leaders to align Lean and DMAIC projects with division business objectives.
  • Manage the CI project portfolio for your area of responsibility.  Provide analysis and status.
  • Assist with formal training, which may include the instruction of classes and class logistics.
  • Potential travel up to 10% of the time.



You’ll need to come with the following background

  • Desire to drive change and to help people grow
  • High energy level, self-starter with willingness to learn new ideas
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and presentation skills
  • High potential individual, viewed as a leader
  • Strong quantitative and problem solving skills
  • Experience leading and successfully closing projects



  • Excellent with people, building relationships and motivating them
  • Understanding of various departments (Plant, Office, etc.)
  • Proficiency with Minitab statistical software
  • PACCAR Certified Lean Belt or PACCAR Certified Black Belt. 



  • Act with Integrity
  • Demonstrate Adaptability
  • Drive for Results
  • Influence Others
  • Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
  • Manage Execution
  • Manage Talent
  • Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen
  • Technical Acumen



  • Bachelor’s degree required; Business Administration, Industrial Engineering or degree and applicable training would be considered
  • Trained as a Lean Belt, Green Belt, Black Belt, or DFSS Belt (at least one)



PACCAR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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