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Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Job Title: National Fleet Service Manager (GR 32)

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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!

Requisition Summary

The National Fleet Field Service Manager position requires a strong proactive focus on customer service. Excellent organization skills and superior communication skills, both written and verbal are a necessity. Flexibility to adjust to shifting priorities, the ability to maintain composure, and maintain positive working relationships with a variety of stakeholders is critical to success in this position. The candidate must also possess a solid understanding of Class 7/8 chassis and engine knowledge gained through prior experience in Field Service, Dealership Service, Operations, Customer Service management or engineering.


This position will be based out of the Central Kenworth Division Regional office.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

• Provide technical support for Kenworth products to selected National Fleet Accounts to maintain the best possible uptime.

• Negotiate Warranty and Policy settlements with Fleets and Dealers on engine and chassis issues.

• Provide early warning corrective action feedback and field solutions to chassis and engine issues to reduce fleet operational and warranty costs

• Work with the Fleet Accounts to continually improve systems and information to ensure technicians are adequately trained and certified on all Kenworth products.

• Provide Sales and Marketing Support as required.

• Assist in the management of field cases related to litigations, property loss and other legal actions affecting Kenworth and PACCAR as assigned.

• Travel 70%, sometimes on short notice.


Skills / Competencies

The successful candidate must have the ability to communicate clearly and professionally with Fleet Management and Operations Personnel, Suppliers and Kenworth management to resolve issues in a positive and efficient manner. Strong interpersonal skills are required, and the candidate must demonstrate independent judgment. The successful candidate must be able to manage multiple priorities, keep management well informed, and display perseverance in bringing issues to resolution.


Technical Skills required include experience in the following areas with Kenworth or similar products and systems:


•Kenworth Product and MX Engine:

  • Cab Systems (Mechanical and Electrical)
  • Chassis Systems (Mechanical and Electrical)
  • After treatment Systems
  • Engine Electronic Diagnostic experience
  • Engine Mechanical troubleshooting and fault code interpretation


•Kenworth Systems or similar systems to the following:

  • DWC / SIR (Dealer Warranty Claims/Service Information Record)
  • Copics / OPS (Kenworth business systems)
  • E-Portal / DealerNet
  • ServiceNet, ECAT, Engine Rapido, DAVIE tool diagnostics


•Supplier Systems:

  • Cummins – RapidServe & QSOL (Quick Serve On-Line) (on-line product support)
  • Eaton – Real Time (product support system)



  • A Bachelor's degree in a technical field or related required with five years or more related experience preferred. 
  • MBA Preferred

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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