Manufacturing Engineering/Assembly Intern Fall 2024

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Date: Apr 6, 2024

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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

This position will assist in the Study, Analysis, Development and Documentation of Plant Assembly processes. The job also includes assistance in Continuous Improvement Efforts focusing on; Departmental Quality Improvement Projects, Ergonomic Improvement Projects, Line Balance Optimization and Improvements in Overall Departmental Efficiency. It is a temporary position.

·         Study, and analyze plant assembly processes

·         Development and document plant assembly processes

·         Flexibility to address special projects as they arise

·         Assist in continuous improvement efforts focusing on:

o    Departmental improvement quality projects

o    Line Balance optimization

o    Ergonomic Improvement projects

o    Overall departmental efficiency improvements

Division Information


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:


Qualifications and Skills

The candidate we seek will be currently enrolled in an Engineering Program and have completed their Sophomore year of College.   

Excellent technical, verbal, written and presentations skills. Proven problem solving skills are required. Ability to work in a self-directed environment is preferred. 

  • Must be flexible to work portions of day and evening shift.
  • Must be able to work to work 40 hours per week.
  • Be able to stand for prolonged periods of time.
  • MS office, specifically excel spreadsheets
  • A 3.0 GPA or higher is preferable.


Bachelor's Degree In Progress 

Additional Job Board Information

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

 • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match

 • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family

• Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)

 • 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, training, and development opportunities

• Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field


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.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Entry Level Engineer, Assembly, Developer, Temporary, Engineering, Manufacturing, Technology, Contract

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