Production Technician - Machining Weekend Days SG 23

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Date: Apr 10, 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!

Strong Internal Canidadate 




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


Assists the Unit Manager by supporting and coordinating production team performance to quality standards, schedule, efficiency, and facilitates the achievement of team goals. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Quality, Materials Management, & Performance


  • Coaches associates on Quality processes, procedures, and continuous improvement including personally pursuing new and innovative ways to improve quality and productivity
  • Assists in the control of tool and equipment usage --- helping to coordinate equipment repair
  • Coordinates the coverage and flexing of associates for absences and the distribution of work assignments
  • Works on the production line no more than 10% and only to cover associate absences
  • Initiates clear and concise communication within and between work groups, cells, and shifts
  • Responsible for creating and maintaining process documentation for the group
  • Analysis of processes and job tasks, i.e., line balancing
  • Significant emphasis on initiating and completing process improvement projects
  • Develop basic understanding of all areas of machining department




  • Assists in training associates on standard operating procedures, quality standards, and performance expectations
  • Identifying, supporting, and facilitating cross-training for all assigned associates
  • Works with Training Representatives and Quality associates on supporting documentation for training records


Safety & Housekeeping

  • Working with the Unit Manager this role is responsible for establishing and maintaining a safe and efficient workplace including: ensuring weekly safety reviews are completed, providing group safety training, and communicating safety issues

Qualifications & Skills



  • Demonstrated motivational and team building skills and ability to influence team members and colleagues
  • Demonstrated ability to quickly learn all job areas and implement change and process improvement
  • Willingness to speak in front of a group
  • Flexibility to invest the required time to ensure goal attainment and effective communication between shifts and weekends as required
  • Served as a Team Lead for a minimum of six (6) months or equivalent experience
  • Willingness to attend management meetings and training as required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, Outlook, and Word
  • Basic understanding of blueprints
  • Basic understanding of process flow in machining
  • Basic understanding of block and cylinder head functionality




  • Understanding and experience in upstream/downstream process operations and requirements
  • Experience in CNC programming
  • Experience in CNC machine setups, troubleshooting and tool selection
  • Proficiency in SAP/MES
  • Recent experience/working knowledge of all job operations in the assigned area 
  • Two or Four-year degree in a technical field or in the process
  • Three years of CNC machining production experience or industrial background                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              


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

Job Segment: CNC, Auto Technician, Plant, Production Manager, Machinist, Manufacturing, Automotive

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