Program Manager E Powertrain Components SG 32

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Date: May 13, 2024

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

Job Title: Program Manager E Powertrain Components – Grade 32

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!


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What We Offer:


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 plan options 
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings account 
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5% 
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement  
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time  
  • Tuition reimbursement program 
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program. 
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance 
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more 





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. PACCAR Engine Company also provides world class Remanufactured engines to extend the useful life of the trucks at our customers with another Million Miles. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:



Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage a team of Project Engineers responsible for designing manufacturing processes to implement new products at PEC
  • Lead multi-functional project teams with members from Logistics, Quality and Operations responsible for acquiring of new parts, developing line side supply solutions and quality validation of new processes.        
  • Develop and maintain budgets for new product introduction to PEC
  • Create and maintain project schedules for new product introduction to PEC
  • Lead manufacturing process definition and documentation: SOPs, PFMEAs, Control Plans, Layout Changes
  • Manage Specification and procurement of necessary tools and equipment for new product manufacturing
  • Lead the simultaneous engineering for new product development projects
  • Plan, define and implement the related process changes within the given time frame of each of these projects
  • Lead preparation and implementation of equipment commissioning and new product trial builds    


Qualifications & Skills required

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering (Prefer Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Manufacturing)
  • Experience with Visual Management/Project Management Tools
  • Experience in complex machining, assembly and project engineering assignments
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Excellent technical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a self-directed environment
  •  Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and influence others
  • Ability to work within deadlines to achieve goals


  • MBA Degree (Prefer project management)
  • 5 – 7 years’ experience in engine manufacturing or new product launch
  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Experience in a simultaneous engineering style project environment




Additional Internal 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.

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.

Additional Agency Information

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



Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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