Production System Coordinator 31 Job

Date: Sep 4, 2023

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR



Requisition Summary

This position will be responsible for leading Engine Plant initiatives to support Lean Manufacturing principles aligned with the PACCAR Production System (PPS). The PPS Coordinator will work directly with Engine Plant leadership progressing through the PPS Roadmap to establish and achieve records in all areas of performance.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Leads Plant initiatives for PACCAR Production System (PPS) to achieve Plant Safety, Quality and delivery metrics.
  • Identifies, coordinates, and leads training and communications related to PPS.
  • Engages and Includes across all levels of the Organization to improve PPS culture development.
  • Develops, Maintains, and Drives plans for integration of PPS Core Building Blocks in all areas of PACCAR Engine Company
  • Interfaces across departments and divisions to drive alignment and improvements along the PPS Roadmap.
  • Mentors Associates through the use to Lean Six Sigma tools to support Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Accesses Plant performance according to defined metrics, identifies gaps and leads team based plant improvement events.
  • Develops and Maintains Manufacturing Engineering Standards and Procedures
  • Supports evaluation and development of Connected Manufacturing Technology to provide alignment to achieve Plant Metrics and Corporate vision.
  • Prepares and implements complex layouts and studies of plant and facility arrangements and manufacturing operations.
  • Supports capital budget and Six Sigma projects.
  • Facilitates effective communication to plant management on project status and strategic initiatives.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Education/Training Required: Bachelor Degree with extensive Lean Manufacturing Experience
  • Education/Training Preferred: Master degree in Engineering or MBA, Black Belt certification.
  • 10+ years Manufacturing experience with 5+ years of Team management
  • Experience with the practical application of Lean Manufacturing & Six Sigma Systems
  • Ability the Lead and Mentor through Team environment
  • Proven problem-solving skills. Excellent technical, verbal, written, and presentation skills. 
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment.


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 plans options for you and your family options.
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA).
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%.
  • A fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs.
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more.
  • 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.


General Description of any Other Compensation


         •     This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.

         •     This position offers relocation assistance benefits.



Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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