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Division Quality Manager Job

Date: Mar 28, 2021

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 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.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead quality initiatives for truck assembly across North American truck plants.
  • Direct Kenworth’s Quality Management System.  Lead the Division audit program and administer improvement action plans to ensure compliance with ISO requirements.
  • Develop and execute strategies for identification and control of Critical to Quality features.
  • Advance the performance of Electronic Work Instructions for enhanced quality controls.
  • Coordinate benchmarking of quality programs and implementation of best practices.
  • Support advancements in Connected Quality analytics.
  • Manage Visual Quality Acceptance Standards.



  • Degree in Engineering, Business, Operations, or related major required.
  • Demonstrated ability gained through 5+ years of progressively complex assignments.
  • Excellent analytical/problem solving abilities.
  • Proven team leadership skills.  High energy level, goal oriented individual.
  • Willingness to travel up to 10% annually, occasionally on short notice.


Desired Skills/ Competencies

  • Strong working knowledge of process improvement methodologies.
  • Experience with ISO Quality Management Systems and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Ability to work effectively with all levels of the organization.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational, PC and project management skills.  Ability to handle multiple assignments and changing priorities.


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



Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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