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Bill of Materials Manager Job

Date: Sep 25, 2021

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR



Kenworth Division of PACCAR is hiring Bill of Materials Manager  to join our Engineering Operations team in Kirkland, Washington office.



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!



Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.


Position Summary


The engineering operations department is seeking a supervisor to manage and lead the bills of material and selection group. This supervisor would manage all aspects of bills of material/selection processing, including but not limited to: work throughput; sales option offerings and configurations and small and medium process improvement projects. This position interfaces with engineering, operations, and change control within Kenworth’s product change management process. Ideal candidates would have a strong leadership background in leading department and division goals.


Job Functions / Responsibilities:


  • Develop and manage a high-performance team, which includes supervising, personnel development, process improvements, training programs, workload prioritization/allocation, and individual/group performance tracking.
  • Process engineering changes in a timely manner, monitor and correct quality issues with a focus on accuracy, to meet product implementation commitments.
  • Ensure accurate and comprehensive product coverage is provided. Identify, prioritize, and expedite critical deliverables required from the team.
  • Provide timely (regular) communication of workload status, performance, and issues.
  • Follow-up on and resolve any process-related issues when required.
  • Train and mentor new associatesensuring they are provided with the knowledge to successfully carry out their tasks.
  • Manage all aspects of developing and prioritizing team assigned projects to closure in a timely manner. 
  • Champion/lead projects using industry standard methodology as documentation.  Lean training and/or experience preferred. 
  • Identify and implement strategic initiatives to improved overall process.



Qualifications & Skills


  • 4-year BS or BA degree required; Master’s degree preferred.
  • Previous supervisory and/or lead experience preferred.
  • Manufacturing related experience desirable.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Ability to provide group leadership and management of human resource issues.
  • Ability to collaborate across teams, influence others.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.



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
  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.
  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.







Additional Job Board Information


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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