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Manufacturing Quality Intern - Summer 2019 Job

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Date: Dec 5, 2018

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.

Requisition Summary

Peterbilt Motors Company, a PACCAR Company, has immediate openings for 2 full time positions in Denton, Texas.  This internship will be located in our Manufacturing plant where interns will be exposed to loud noise, dust and paint fumes. Students who are studying Quality Control, Operations Management or Engineering are encouraged to apply. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

This position will assist in implementing projects to improve overall product quality performance. The job also includes assistance in Continuous Improvement Efforts focusing on; Departmental Quality Supplier Improvement Projects, Ergonomic Improvement Projects, Line Balance Optimization and Improvements in Overall Departmental Efficiency and Defect Reduction and Warranty Projects.
  • Study, and analyze plant assembly processes
  • Development and document plant assembly processes
  • Develop Training Materials to include process documentation, visual aids, videos, or other training materials as assigned
  • Flexibility to address special projects as they arise
  • Assist in continuous improvement efforts focusing on:
    • Quality Improvement Projects
    • Data Collection Efforts
    • Root Cause Analysis
    • Development of Error Proofing Methods
    • Six Sigma Projects

Skills / Competencies

The candidate we seek will be currently enrolled in an Engineering Program or Business/Operations Management Program and have completed their Sophomore year of College.   

  • Excellent technical, verbal, written and presentations skills. 
  • Proven problem solving skills are required.
  • 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.
  • MS office, specifically Excel and Power Point
  • A 3.0 GPA or higher is preferable.
  • Experience or Class Room Training in Statistics, Quality Control, PFEMAs and Operations Management preferred.
  • Work will be performed in a Manufacturing Environment with extended exposure to noise, dust, paint fumes etc.   
  • Work may also be performed at offsite locations.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Local campus housing may be available at the University of North Texas at a nominal rate.


Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

Job Segment: Industrial, Intern, Part Time, Quality, Retail, Manufacturing, Entry Level

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