Advanced Manufacturing Manager Job

Date: Jun 8, 2023

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

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.

 

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company, founded in 1923, is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. With an excellent heritage of quality, innovation and technology, Kenworth has played an essential role in the development of trucks that are more fuel efficient, productive, and economical to operate. Today, Kenworth is leading transportation innovation with the introduction of battery-electric vehicles, exploration of fuel cell electric powertrains, and autonomous driving systems. Kenworth is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, equality and inclusivity in the workplace.

 

Job Functions / Responsibilities:                                

  • Lead a Team of Advanced Manufacturing Engineers in the development of New Product Development Projects to support a variety of opportunities that could include New Engines and Emissions, Battery Electric, Fuel Cell, Autonomous Vehicle Platform, Outerbody and Hoods.
  • Provide Simultaneous Manufacturing Engineering input to Design Engineering and coordinate plant input and feedback.
  • Develop Manufacturing and Operations functional requirements documents, and validation plans for software and hardware testing and programming. 
  • Complete all necessary Tollgate Manufacturing Documents per the approved schedule.
  • Develop tooling and equipment budgets including prototype tooling, supplier-based component, assembly and inspection tooling, plant assembly tooling and equipment.
  • Assist in Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) and lead efforts in Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), where appropriate.
  • Review and develop new technologies for manufacturing, assembling, programming, and testing of components and systems.
  • Supervises the acquisition and implementation of project related capital tooling assets.

 

Skills / Competencies:

  • Degree in Engineering or related field. Master’s degree in related area, MBA or Professional Engineering license is desirable.
  • Demonstrated ability gained through 7-10 years of progressively complex design engineering or Plant Engineering assignments; preferably possessing 1-5 years with PACCAR.
  • Training in DFSS and Advanced Quality Systems desirable.
  • Detailed knowledge of product tooling, manufacturing, and assembly processes. 
  • Knowledge of the software development V-cycle is desirable.
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills.
  • Proven team leadership skills.  High energy level, goal oriented individual.
  • Excellent organizational, PC and project management skills.  Ability to handle multiple assignments and changing priorities.
  • Willingness to travel as needed.

 

Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • 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
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks

 

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including: 

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match 
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement 
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time 
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family 
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA) 
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs 
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance 
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more 

 

Additional Job Board Information

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Advanced Manufacturing Manager is $104,000 - $182,500 annually. This position is also eligible for annual incentive bonus compensation with a target of 25% of base pay. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

 

PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

 


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