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LVL - Advanced Manufacturing Engineer (Grade 25) Job

Date: Feb 2, 2023

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40258

Company: PACCAR

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.

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 designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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!

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. 

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in McKinney, TX. 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 forty 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’s manufacturing facilities are located in Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.

Qualifications

  • 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

  • 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.

Paccar Benefits

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

  • Competitive salary and 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, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • 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 program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an 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. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above.


Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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