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Date: Jul 5, 2019

Location: Columbus, MS, US

Company: PACCAR

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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:

Requisition Summary

Support machining department and plant-wide electrical and control systems for Heller CNC and Liebherr gantry control systems.  Design and implement controls improvements to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve reliability. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Designs and implements modifications to existing electrical system which includes robotics, automation equipment and CNC machines.  Solicits bids, selects contractors, and coordinates with maintenance and production as required.  Ensures projects are completed within budget and on schedule, ensuring that the contractor follows all Paccar Inc safety requirements
  • Coordinates and supervises major maintenance, emergency repairs, and corrective actions on equipment and facilities
  • Maintains necessary records and documentation, preparing management reports as necessary
  • Implement and maintain computerized PLC and  CNC
  • Provide maintenance supervision support as needed
  • Continuous improvement working with IT department and integrated process monitoring systems
  • Follow plant’s standards for filing and maintaining documentation per ISO standards.  Maintains up-to date machine design documentation for all machines
  • Reviews engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommends changes as necessary
  • Prepare, manage and implement capital budget projects.  Support Six Sigma projects
  • Facilitate effective communication to plant management on project status
  • Work effectively in a high performance work team based environment
  • This is a night shift position

Qualifications & Skills

  • BSEE or equivalent Technical degree
  • Minimum 5 years related experience
  • Familiar with risk assessments and safety evaluation
  • Ability to manage multiple projects with the flexibility to adapt to conflicting requirements
  • Knowledge of city, state, and federal electrical codes required.  Knowledge of mechanical and safety codes preferred
  • Knowledge of Profibus, Profisafe, Safety Integrated, and ASI-Bus
  • PLC programming using Siemens  Step-7 and WinCCFlex
  • CNC programming using Siemens Step-7 Powerline and HMI advance
  • Demonstrated ability to create and interpret electrical, pneumatic, and hydraulic schematics and ladder diagrams, function block diagrams, STL to effectively trouble shoot systems
  • Exceptional computer literacy.  Microsoft and AutoCAD desired
  • Hands on experience with equipment controls.

Additional PACCAR Website Information

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

Additional Internal Information

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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