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Office Manager Job

Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Sunnyvale, CA, US, 94089

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a global company that designs, builds, and supports the best heavy-duty trucks in the world under the Peterbilt, Kenworth, and DAF nameplates. About 5 years ago, PACCAR opened the Innovation Center here in Sunnyvale, California to build relationships in the technology world, and get hands on with the latest and greatest. We have a beautiful office and four amazing class 8 trucks, one of them in the main part of our office. We are the local presence for PACCAR here in Silicon Valley, with headquarters in Bellevue, Washington, Kenworth in Kirkland Washington, Peterbilt in Denton, Texas, and DAF in Eindhoven, the Netherlands. There are a number of other PACCAR locations around the world.


Most of our team does engineering, although we have a couple of folks who handle the strategy, partnerships and negotiation side of the office’s activities. As a team, we work at being a kind, supportive, collaborative place to work. We are also really good at pulling together and making amazing things happen. 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

  • Manage our office operations, including accounts payable.
  • Support team activities and events.
  • Assist the office executive team.
  • Provide project management support as needed.

Skills / Competencies

  • Manage our office operations, including accounts payable.
  • Support team activities and events.
  • Assist the office executive team.
  • Provide project management support as needed.
  • Comfortable using computers, especially Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel.
  • Able to quickly learn to use new software.
  • Good enough with numbers to do an accurate job of organizing and paying invoices.
  • An interest in helping to build and nurture the office culture.
  • Creative and resourceful to figure things out and get things done.
  • Comfortable working independently with little supervision.
  • Ability to network within PACCAR to work with and learn from other facilities.
  • Good at communicating ideas and needs. And hearing those of others.
  • Can write clear and simple emails.
  • Enjoys collaborating with others.
  • Working effectively with engineers.

Education/ Experience

  • High School Diploma or equivalent.
  • Bachelor’s Degree is a plus, but not required.
  • 5+ years of prior office management or executive assistant experience.
  • Experience working in a large company. Although we’re a small office, we are part of a much bigger company, so understanding how to work across offices, find out what you need, and get things done is important.
  • Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups including The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin)The Veterans Group, and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).

Nearest Major Market: San Jose
Nearest Secondary Market: Palo Alto

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