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Program Manager Job

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Date: Apr 16, 2019

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Job Summary:   

Responsible for coordination of activities related to meeting stated program objectives.  Activities include ensuring

schedules are met, issues are managed, budgets are coordinated, and program scope and status are clearly


  •              Coordinate intra- and inter-division program activities to deliver assigned program(s) on time, on budget, and meeting program objectives.
  •              Coordinate activities between related programs and across divisions
  •              Maintain assigned programs in appropriate Tollgate phase
  •              Write business plans and obtain approval
  •              Develop and manage assigned program budget(s) and schedule(s)
  •              Lead efforts to obtain 100% PPAP approval prior to VV build
  •              Manage successful production implementation
  •              Contribute to department-wide continuous improvement activities
  •              Travel up to 15%

Skills / Competencies


  •  Bachelor’s degree required.
  •  Technical aptitude and ability to succinctly communicate complicated topics required.
  • Min. 5 yrs. experience with increasing responsibility in project development with demonstrated leadership success required. 
  • Effectively manage multiple tasks, take initiative, strong team player and problem-solver.
  • Professional and effective communication skills. 
  • Demonstrated presentation ability, including senior management.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Previous experience managing projects to a stage gate process required, Kenworth / Peterbilt Tollgate process preferred. 
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project and Office Suite preferred. 
  • Demonstrated success working on intra-division program teams preferred. 
  • Experience working with or in production environments desired.
  • Experience working with Advanced Manufacturing, Engineering, Marketing, Purchasing, Product Planning, Service and Supplier Quality desired.
  • PMP or related program management certification, or willingness to acquire, a plus.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Program Manager, Engineer, Marketing Manager, Manager, Manufacturing Engineer, Management, Engineering, Marketing

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