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Date: Mar 5, 2019

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

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.

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.

Requisition Summary

We are looking for a data analyst to help transform information into meaningful insights. The position requires the role to collect information, develop data models, and provide recommendations for improvement.


The Data Analyst role will work well within a fast-paced, deadline driven, team environment. The team is responsible for providing analytical support related to identifying trends and telling stories with data.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Translate data into useful information via strong analytic, synthesis and communication skills
  • Develop complex data structures to support the generation of business insights and strategy
  • Evaluate datasets to uncover trends and patterns
  • Commitment to continuous improvement in organizing data
  • Effectively communicates to non-technical teams
  • Collect, aggregate, and query data to provide recommendations based on statistical analysis
  • Synthesize data and develop systems solutions that improve efficiencies and support quality improvement initiatives
  • Monitor data integrity and notify appropriate personnel of issues
  • Maintain data infrastructure and develop scripts to automate recurring processes
  • Improve end-to-end operation flow to reduce manual inputs and increase automation
  • Leverage existing data structures to develop exploratory analyses and business cases to productionize improvements
  • Become a subject matter expert on improving data, processes and methodologies to identify inefficiencies and recommend improvements
  • Ensure that consistent documentation is developed and maintained to easily replicate and improve processes related to data and data analysis
  • Engage in developing quality metrics, reports, KPIs, and dashboards
  • Completes other duties as assigned

Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree is required with a technical degree preference (IT, Engineering, Math)
  • Expertise in data analytic tools (e.g. Excel, Tableau, SQL)
  • 2 years’ experience working with data to solve problems
  • Knowledge of SQL and other programing languages (e.g. SQL, Visual Basic, C#, Python, R)
  • Good written and verbal communication skills, especially with non-technical people
  • Strong experience in analyzing, manipulating, and summarizing data from multiple sources and large data sets
  • Ability to function in a fast paced environment, requiring highly disciplined multitasking skills to meet goals and deadlines
  • Ability work both independently and in a collaborative team environment
  • Ability to perform extracting, transforming, and loading (ETL) strongly preferred

Additional Internal Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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