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LVL Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (Grade 24/25) Job

Date: Nov 26, 2022

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40258

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in McKinney, Texas, which is a suburb of Dallas. Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium and heavy-duty truck parts sold under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For more than fifty years, Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck manufacturing divisions and PACCAR Parts service parts division with high quality components, subassemblies and specialized services. Dynacraft has two manufacturing facilities in McKinney, TX and Louisville, KY.

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft is looking for an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to work in Louisville, KY. The position will report directly to the Director of Manufacturing in support of divisional coordination of Engineering and Facility related manufacturing methods, tooling, equipment and strategic facility development and growth. The position additionally studies facilities and assembly processes, making recommendations and implementing changes to improve efficiency and reduce manufacturing costs.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develops allocation of space within the plants across the division and design of tools to achieve efficient arrangement of workflow and materials.
  • Develops proposals for facility campus layouts and utilization.
  • Perform feasibility studies for facility utilization, expansion, consolidation or termination.
  • Identify and development of justification for capital expenditures across the division.  
  • Provide manufacturing input throughout connected factory systems; software development, testing and general Manufacturing Execution System (MES) projects.
  • Reviews engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommends changes, as necessary.
  • Improve productivity of and reduce the floor space required by existing product lines.  
  • Coordinate plant input and feedback for project or reorganization activity.
  • Facilitates effective communication to plant management on project status.
  • Provide progress reports and status updates to management.
  • Coordinate facility energy usage & strategy to enhance energy conservation.
  • Actively participate in Six Sigma projects as a belt and team member.
  • Supports Division Six Sigma program management.
  • Supports Division Capital budget management system.
  • Supports implementation of Paccar Production System principles.
  • Supports connected plant industry 4.0 initiatives and related technologies.
  • Support implementation of new business programs as identified and approved.
  • 15-20% travel may be required. 

Skills / Competencies

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Qualified applicants will be detailed oriented, well organized and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Applicant should have basic understanding of Six Sigma practices, a basic understanding of Six Sigma Minitab software is a plus.
  • Applicants must be able to multi-task, prioritize, successfully handle pressure, and work/make decisions independently when required.  
  • The successful candidate is a highly motivated self-starter with prove track record leading successful projects.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required. 

Education/Training Required:

  • Degree in Engineering or appropriate major required. 
  • MBA or post-secondary degree preferred.
  • Masters in Engineering degree preferred.
  • PACCAR or other similar Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.  
  • Experience working both in the Engineering and Manufacturing preferred
  • Demonstrated ability gained through 7 - 10 or more years of engineering experience, preferably with one to five years of manufacturing/industrial engineering or design for manufacturability experience.
  • Applicant should have excellent PC skills: including MS Word, Excel & Access, AutoCAD, ProEngineer, CATIA or CREO software experience is a plus.



Additional Job Board Information

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

This employer uses E-Verify.


Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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