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Business Continuity Manager Job

Date: May 8, 2022

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 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

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.


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. 


This is an on-site position at one of our manufacturing plants in Chillicothe, Ohio. 


Here's what you will do in this role:

  • 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

  • Bachelor's Degree in a related field preferred

  • Minimum 5 years experience working in Business Continuity or related field

  • Certified Business Continuity Planner (CBCP) preferred


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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