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Quality Engineer (SG 23/24/25) 1 Job

Date: Sep 14, 2021

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!




PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engine 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 tea today through the following opportunity:

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Engine Company has an immediate opening for a Quality Engineer.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work closely with Machining and Assembly department personnel and provide engineering support with timely responses to problems being worked.
  • Identify root cause for problems that occur during the engine manufacturing process and work with appropriate organizational departments and / or suppliers to implement permanent corrective actions.
  • Develops or improves inspection methods to reduce measurement variation.
  • Completes and analyzes data for trends and facilitates improvement actions
  • Creates and maintains metrics for quality reporting.
  • Maintain a problem solving database.
  • Participates in or leads process improvement efforts such as:  5S, scrap reduction teams, defects per unit (DPU) reduction, and Kaizen events.
  • Assists with developing and conducting quality training programs and record maintenance.
  • Utilize effective communication and problem solving skills to foster an effective team environment which continually strives for improvements in safety, quality, productivity, and efficiency.

Qualifications & Skills


  • Four year technical degree in Mechanical or Industrial Engineering or equivalent is required; MBA is preferred.
  • Three to five years manufacturing quality experience; preferably in a team environment.
  • Practical knowledge and application of Six Sigma tools; Black/Green Belt certification preferred.
  • Knowledge of various manufacturing and machining operations
  • Working knowledge of metrology and inspection principles. Must be knowledgeable of machining gauge and measurement technique, including Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerancing
  • Part layout/measurement skills or CMM experience.
  • Must be a self-motivated team player that works well in a fast pace environment.
  • Possess exceptional problem solving skills with the ability to function equally well as a team leader.
  • Excellent technical, verbal, and written skills.
  • Computer proficient in Microsoft Office, i.e., Outlook, Excel, Access, and PowerPoint

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.

Additional Agency Information

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




Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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