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Manufacturing Engineering Intern - Summer 2021 Job

Date: Jan 2, 2021

Location: Denton, TX, 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!

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.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

This position will assist in the study, analysis, development and documentation of plant assembly processes. The job also includes assistance in continuous improvement efforts focusing on: departmental quality improvements, ergonomic improvements, line balance optimization and overall departmental efficiency improvements. Professional communication will be required with production employees, management staff, and manufacturing engineers.


  • Study, and analyze plant assembly processes
  • Develop and document plant assembly processes
  • Flexibility to address special projects as they arise
  • Assist in continuous improvement efforts focusing on:
    • Quality improvements
    • Line balance optimization
    • Safety/ergonomic improvements
    • Overall efficiency improvements


Skills / Competencies
  • Must be currently enrolled in an Engineering program and have completed their Sophomore year of college   
  • Excellent technical, verbal, written and presentations skills 
  • Proven problem solving skills are required 
  • Knowledge of industrial tools, hand tools and power tools is preferred
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment is preferred 
  • Must be flexible to work portions of day and evening shift
  • Be able to stand for prolonged periods of time
  • Strong MS Office skills required.  Specifically: Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • 3.0 GPA or higher is preferred
Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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