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Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Supervisor Job

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76207-2198

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

This position reports to the Advanced Manufacturing Department within Peterbilt Motors Company. This position is directly responsible for supervising Advanced Manufacturing Engineers responsible for the activities related to manufacturing preparation for building Zero Emissions Vehicles and Autonomous Vehicles.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead a team of Advanced Manufacturing Engineering to perform activities associated with executing PACCAR factory requirements for Battery Electric Vehicles and Level 4 Autonomous Vehicles. This includes but is not limited to budget requirements, brick and mortar changes, validation equipment, training, logistics packaging, product flow, and infrastructure development.
  • Supervise work produced by team members to ensure it is error free and up to design standards.
  • Provide guidance to team members to improve performance and assist with career advancement.
  • Collaboratively influence product designs to meet the requirements of the PACCAR assembly plants.
  • Provide manufacturing input in heavy duty and medium duty vehicle design development and launch process. This includes but is not limited to assembly process, manufacturing standards, safety standards, logistics, software development, and vehicle system validation.
  • Communicate pertinent information to PACCAR impacted factories. Coordinate plant input and feedback.
  • Track and report critical metrics (readiness, defects, documentation, communication).
  • Manage completion of manufacturing deliverables required by PCP/Tollgate Phase and program schedule.
  • Support assembly plant initiatives to drive increased safety, productivity, and efficiency.
  • Manage manufacturing program budgets, and execute usage of funds on time.
  • Lead validation and launch events for new products.
  • Lead the design, validation, and implementation of logistics solutions for new products.
  • 25% travel may be required.

Qualifications / Skills

The successful candidate will have eight or more years of engineering experience, preferably with one to three years of experience in a management role. 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; a Master’s degree is preferred.
  • Proficiency in the ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Demonstrate professional and successful communication skills (verbal/written).
  • Having a background with the following is a plus:
    • Supervisory or managerial experience
    • Project Management
    • Six Sigma Certified Belt
    • Strong PACCAR manufacturing experience
    • Strong heavy equipment manufacturing experience
    • Thorough knowledge of PACCAR products and the PCP Tollgate process


Act with Integrity
Demonstrate Adaptability
Drive for Results
Influence Others
Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
Manage Execution
Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen

General Description of all 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 ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).


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