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Paint Coordinator Job

Date: Jul 20, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

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

This position is responsible for managing the paint process for Kenworth to ensure that paint transactions are processed in an accurate and timely manner in accordance with Kenworth policies. The Paint Coordinator contributes as a cross functional team member by working with the plants, sales staff, and dealer network.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Represent Kenworth to dealer staff and customers. Serve as a liaison between dealers and paint supplier in coordinating the development and maintenance of available paint colors.
  • Review incoming orders for paint sales code accuracy and compliance to policy.
  • Manage weekly line loads to ensure accuracy of paint information.
  • Review custom paint sketches. Coordinate closely with plant personnel to complete custom paint transactions requiring special approval.
  • Responsible for resolving, communicating, and prioritizing paint-related issues in a timely manner.
  • Review, enhance and update existing paint practices, working towards continuous improvement.
  • Serve as backup sales coordinator as needed.

Qualifications & Skills

  • 4-year degree in Business Administration, Marketing or other related area required.
  • 2 years+ experience with heavy duty truck or other equipment manufacturer, involving dealer and internal sales organization contact preferred.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritize workload in a self-directed manner.
  • Candidate must possess extreme attention to detail.
  • Experience identifying and proactively addressing opportunities for program improvement.
  • Experience in Six Sigma techniques 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.


PACCAR's Comprehensive Benefits ( offered from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. U.S. Salaried PACCAR employees, have a full range of benefit options) Including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan options
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings account
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more


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


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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