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PPQA Manager Job

Date: Mar 17, 2023

Location: Lewisville, TX, US, 75067 Bellevue, WA, US, 98004

Company: PACCAR


PACCAR is a Fortune 200 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. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.


PACCAR is seeking a quality manager to support our growing business. In this role you will be driving change byworking with he business to ensure high standards of quality and standardizing processes along the way.


  • Develop and implement a 5-year strategic plan to continuously improve the PPQA Department
  • Manage the Corporate audit team performing vehicle product quality audits at all plantmanufacturing sites.
  • Manage the execution of process audits at all PACCAR Plants including formal documentationand report out to senior management
  • Respond to deviation requests including documentation of approvals and rejections
  • Update the Quality Audit Program by incorporating customer, dealer, and plant concerns andproduct improvement opportunities.
  • Report plant quality performance monthly, at the end of each audit, and after each round toDivision and Corporate senior management.
  • Conduct audits of competitor trucks for comparison and write summary reports
  • Ensure consistency of audit process at all plants.
  • Conduct regular
  • training, interact with plantauditors to obtain feedback, and update the Product Quality Audit Manual to ensure clarityand understanding.
  • Organize and lead annual meeting of plant quality managers.
  • Organize and lead annual meeting of plant product quality auditors.
  • Act as product owner for plant EWI (Electronic Work Instructions) system.
  • Actively participate in specifying requirements and testing of new EWI system releases.
  • Coordinate regular meetings of plant EWI coordinators.
  • Ensure processes and procedures for EWI administration are established and maintained.
  • Audit the EWI system to confirm data integrity at the division and plant levels.
  • Travel up to 25% of the time, with ability to travel internationally.


  • A minimum three to five years experience in heavy-duty truck / engine assembly, preferablywith PACCAR products.
  • Ability to read engineering drawings and have familiarity with PACCAR specifications.
  • Solid data analysis skills using Excel, Minitab, and Tableau.
  • Proven leadership skills.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills including proven presentation abilities to awide range of audiences.
  • Ability to deal effectively with conflict and reach resolution through negotiation.
  • Highly organized.
  • Computer skills to include SharePoint creation and management.
  • Class 8 operators’ license desired. (Should have previous experience driving Class 8 vehiclesand have the ability to obtain CDL in a reasonable amount of time if need arises).


  • Bachelor’s degree required; Engineering, Manufacturing, or related field.
  • Trained as a Six Sigma Belt, preferable Black Belt



As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:


  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.


PACCAR is an E-Verify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for PPQA Manager is $106,300-$166,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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