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Manufacturing Engineering Lead Job

Date: Apr 16, 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 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 will design, develop and improve equipment, layouts, and processes to facilitate the manufacture of products built in the Peterbilt Denton facility. Directs group’s efforts to align with product needs, plant operation’s needs, budget and timing, under general supervision.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Leads or represents Manufacturing Engineering on equipment/process/product development and enhancement projects
  • Serves as mentor to other Manufacturing Engineers and Technicians within group.
  • Evaluates and recommends vendors, material and equipment for changes to manufacturing processes
  • Prepares and implements complex layouts and studies of plant and facility arrangements
  • Develops procedures and plant arrangements to ensure proper material handling and storage
  • Reviews engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommends changes, as necessary
  • Provides cross-functional support to Product Development, Marketing and Advanced Manufacturing to facilitate transfer of designs to manufacturing
  • Supports Production by troubleshooting technical issues related to process and components.
  • Fabricates or coordinates fabrication of prototypes or production equipment
  • Prepares and implements Capital Budget items
  • Supports Production by participating in other duties as assigned to meet expectations
  • Supports PACCAR Connected Manufacturing and Business Continuity efforts


  • Demonstrated ability gained through 7 years of experience in related assignments (preferred), preferably possessing 2 to 3 years with PACCAR.
  • Experience implementing new equipment or products required.
  • Experience coordinating with and/or directing supplier/vendor activities required.
  • Experience with truck assembly equipment and processes preferred.
  • Able to effectively communicate (verbal/written) project information to Plant, Division, and Corporate personnel.


  • Degree in Mechanical/Electrical/Manufacturing Engineering or appropriate major required. 
  • Masters in Engineering/Business or PE 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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