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Master Scheduler Job

Date: Nov 23, 2021

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

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.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Schedule new orders in the appropriate assembly plant and build week each day, based on plant build constraints, proximity to shipping destination, materials availability, customer delivery requirements, and Kenworth performance goals.
  • Lead departmental, cross functional inter-divisional meetings to communicate current scheduling statuses and resolve open issues
  • Monitor new product availability, scheduling appropriate dates and ramp up quantities.
  • Maintain constraint tables within the scheduling system. 
  • Coordinate build schedules with assembly plants daily to provide maximum visibility for materials, engineering and the production facilities. 
  • Recommend plan of action to Kenworth Senior Management regarding any scheduling issues. 
  • Prepare daily, weekly, and monthly reports of the backlog for Kenworth Division and Corporate.
  • Responsible for maintaining the Kenworth master schedule for builds across all North American divisions.


  • 4-year Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, or Marketing required.
  • Strong organizational skills and priority-setting capabilities. 
  • 3+ years’ experience in the heavy duty truck industry desired. 
  • Able to adapt quickly to changing priorities and evaluate complex situations to recommend sound action plans.
  • Demonstrated ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines. 
  • Able to communicate clearly and concisely with all levels of management.
  • Proficient in data analysis, including Excel and Access.


4-year Bachelor’s degree in Business, Economics, Finance, or Marketing required.

Why work for Kenworth/PACCAR?

  • 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. PACCAR promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups.

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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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