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Business Continuity Manager Job

Date: Nov 2, 2020

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

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, advanced embedded control systems, and a range of powertrain technologies that include the MX engine family and compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks. Central to this dedication is Kenworth’s commitment to advanced embedded systems that deliver industry-leading safety, fuel efficiency, and service.  Kenworth was the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products, and continues to be an industry leader in meeting the most stringent emissions standards.



This position supports the Kenworth organization as Business Continuity Manager and is responsible for the management, development and implementation of a Business Continuity Management System (BCMS) throughout the organization. 



Key Responsibilities



  • Coordinate business units and production areas with Business Impact Analysis (BIA) to identify critical time-sensitive functions and assigning Recovery Time Objectives (RTOs)
  • Recommend recovery strategies and options to assist with the implementation of recovery solutions
  • Work with senior management to coordinate business continuity governance activities
  • Coordinate and facilitate business continuity exercises / testing
  • Develop schedules for awareness / training for organizational and business unit
  • Support remote locations with 25% travel


Knowledge, Skills, Abilities



  • Experience with business continuity standards (ISO 22301, NFPA 1600)
  • Strong analytical, organizational, problem solving, and decision-making skills
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Experience in managing a complex business continuity program
  • Experience with real-word incident response or business disruption events
  • Experience with conducting or coordinating risk assessments on critical business processes or operating locations
  • Familiar with National Incident Management System (NIMS) and Incident Command System (ICS)
  • Experience with automated technology solutions to assist in the planning and updating of Business Impact Analysis (BIA’s) and Business Continuity Plans
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Professional Suite
  • Experience in developing, refining and coordinating enterprise-wide policies and procedures
  • Strong knowledge of local, state and federal emergency management organizations
  • Working knowledge of business continuity operations, concepts, and methodologies


Training and Experience Level



  • Bachelors Degree in a related field preferred
  • Minimum 5 years experience working in Business Continuity or related field
  • Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) preferred


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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