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Publications Manager Job

Date: Jan 1, 2022

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

Company: PACCAR

Note to all Internal Candidates

Internal candidates should notify their supervisor about job interests and applications upon submission. 


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!


Division Information

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.


This position is based at Peterbilt’s Division Office in Denton, Texas, where we have been headquartered since 1992 and manufacturing since 1980. In Denton, we have manufactured, supported, and distributed over 600,000 trucks and over 1 million trucks as a company. Our employees take great pride in our products, and we are recognized as a premier employer and valued partner in the local community. 


Requisition Summary

Peterbilt is currently looking for a Publications Manager.  Are you ready to make a direct impact in helping to shape our future? In this vital role, you will manage our Technical Publications across our Peterbilt product portfolio. 

The Publications Manager will be the point of contact (interface) for organizing publications with stakeholders. Manager will have oversight on all peer-reviewed publications activities and ensure robust planning and delivery to meet project deadlines.  Manager will assist with the delivery of high-quality publications within agreed timelines and policy requirements according to project priorities. Manager will Drive team to meet agreed upon targets and requirements to ensure execution of plans.

 Manager will exhibit essential behaviors valued in this role including: Continuous improvement and learning, effectiveness at building networks of partners and stakeholders, and ability to collaborate and reach consensus across boundaries.


Basic Qualifications

We are looking for a professional with these required skills to achieve our goals:

  • Bachelor's Degree in technical publications, business, engineering, or a related subject.
  • Minimum of 3-5 years' experience in the trucking or automotive industry with emphasis on publications management.
  • Proven expertise leading authors (internal and contract) in planning, assigning, and developing content for Operator and Service documentation.
  • Ability to manage internal timelines based on project implementation dates.
  • Strong organizational, time management, and reporting skills.
  • Ability to coordinate translating, printing, and distribution of documents.
  • Ability to track printed document stock levels optimizing between pricing and upcoming needs.
  • Seasoned interpersonal skills and strong team player.

Preferred Qualifications

If you have the following characteristics, it would be a plus:

  • Master’s Degree or higher technical publications, business, engineering, or related subject.
  • Knowledge and experience in CMS (Content Management System), Smartsheet, XML, and HTLM.
  • Continuous Improvement and learning to support the evolution of our Department.
  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills.

Core Competencies

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

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).

Why work for PACCAR/Peterbilt?

  • Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% match, AND a company paid Pension Plan after 5 years of service.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave.
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.




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