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Administrative Assistant Job

Date: Jan 24, 2023

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

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 designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and 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!

Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

Requisition Summary

Peterbilt Motors Company is looking for an Administrative Assistant to support the Engineering department.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Supports the operational activity of the Engineering department and staff. 
  • Provides administrative and clerical support to relieve department managers or staff of administrative details.
  • Coordinates travel, meetings, calendar administration and events for department executives.  
  • Answers phone calls, coordinates messages and appointments, maintains files, and handles department office supplies, mail and other deliveries.
  • Manages office supplies and creates and tracks P.O.’s for new supplies as needed.
  • Helps plan, coordinate and support department events including conventions, customer tours, and department service awards.
  • Occasional break relief for Receptionist.
  • Assist and support other duties as assigned.

Skills / Competencies

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent required
  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including MS Access, MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
  • High attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to regularly multi-task and prioritize, working with minimum supervision.
  • Ability to maintain composure and provide quality product under pressure.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality. 
  • Ability to compile large amounts of data received from multiple sources into concise, accurate reports utilizing technical skills (pivot tables, queries, downloads, etc.).
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management.  
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

General Description of Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • 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
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short- and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).

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