Advanced Manufacturing Engineer- Outer Body

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Date: Jul 10, 2024

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 also designs and manufactures advanced power trains, 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!


Division Information

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.


This position is based at Peterbilt’s Plant office in Denton, Texas, where we have been headquartered since 1980. In Denton, we have manufactured, supported, and distributed over 1 million trucks. Our employees take great pride in our products. We are recognized as a premier employer and valued partner in the local community.

Requisition Summary

Peterbilt Motors Company is looking for an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to work in Denton, Texas. 

Provide Manufacturing Engineering support to assigned departments. Studies facilities and production processes, making recommendations to improve production efficiency, enhance process capability, improve product / process quality, and reduce manufacturing costs under general supervision.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide manufacturing support and input to design engineering.
  • Review proposed engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommend revisions as necessary to ensure Design for Manufacturing and Assembly.
  • Review drawings for manufacturing using the PTC Windchill environment. 
  • Actively participate in the new product development and launch process.
  • Coordinate plant input and feedback.
  • Provide manufacturing input to design engineers using Design for Manufacturability and Assembly (DFMA) and Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) tools.
  • Assist in Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) and help lead Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA).
  • Participate and lead manufacturing technical, concept, and design reviews.
  • Facilitate Continuous Improvement activities.
  • Assist in the manufacturing process and supplier selection.
  • Assist in development of capital tooling/budget proposals.
  • Assist in labor studies and line balancing activities.
  • Assist in the supplier tooling interface up to and including PPAP and production launch.
  • Work with various groups to investigate, propose, and implement improvements to equipment and processes to improve quality, optimize processes, increase productivity, and reduce costs.
  • Improve safety and ergonomic practices through part and assembly design.
  • Keep customers, managers, and peers informed of work progress, activities, problems, and opportunities.

Qualifications / Skills

The successful candidate will have five or more years of engineering experience, preferably with one to three years of manufacturing/industrial engineering or design for manufacturability experience. A highly motivated self-starter with proven track record leading successful projects. Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required.

A Bachelor's Degree in Engineering is required.

  • Degrees in Manufacturing, Mechanical, or Industrial Engineering are preferred.

Having a background with the following systems / software is a plus:

  • Six Sigma Certified Belt (Lean, Green, Black, or DFSS)
  • Project Management
  • Creo Parametric
  • Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Teams, OneNote, etc.)

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 corporation. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWIN), Veterans Group, Peterbilt Black Organization for Leadership and Development (B.O.L.D), and LGBTQ+ Advocate support group.




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