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Date: Jun 21, 2019

Location: Columbus, MS, US

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 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

This position will be responsible for supporting existing production activities as well as support of future model activities utilizing Controls Engineers. Primary responsibilities will include visualization and prioritization of Controls Engineering Team activities, Controls Engineering Team development, high-level reporting to the management team, and strategic planning to support PEC long-term growth. Support machining department and plant-wide electrical and control systems for Heller CNC and Liebherr gantry control systems.  Design and implement controls improvements to increase efficiency, reduce costs, and improve reliability. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Participate in and lead plant improvement activities such as Safety Reviews, Quality Corrective Action meetings, and Production meetings, as a leader of the Manufacturing Engineering function
  • Lead the creation of training/mentorship programs for all new Controls Engineers
  • Lead the development of controls engineering and production standard processes and guidelines
  • Lead development and implementation of Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement and capital projects
  • Support the Controls Engineers with coordination of resources and schedules as well as guidance for overall project management
  • Support the PEC Management Team by increasing the visibility of the improvement or project plans as well as visibility of the potential risks
  • Overall Project Management of Six Sigma/Continuous Improvement projects for the Controls Engineering Group
  • Initiates personnel actions including performance evaluations, promotions, transfers, disciplinary measures, etc., in accordance with PEC values, guidelines, and procedures

Qualifications & Skills


  • B.S. Degree in Engineering (Prefer Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Manufacturing)
  • Experience with Visual Management/Project Management Tools
  • Experience in complex machining 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
  • 5 – 7 years engine manufacturing experience


  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Experience in a simultaneous engineering project environment
  • Advanced degree in Engineering or Business Administration


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


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: Controls Engineer, Machinist, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Electrical, Engineering, Manufacturing

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