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LVL - Quality Engineer (Grade 23/24) Job

Date: Dec 8, 2022

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40258

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR is a global industry leader in the design and manufacture of premium quality commercial vehicles and engines.  PACCAR commercial vehicles are sold worldwide under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. PACCAR distributes aftermarket truck parts to its dealers through a worldwide network of Parts Distribution Centers.  Finance and leasing subsidiaries facilitate the sale of PACCAR products in many countries worldwide. PACCAR manufactures and markets industrial winches under the Braden, Carco and Gearmatic nameplates.  PACCAR maintains exceptionally high standards of quality for all of its products; they are well engineered, highly customized for specific applications and sell in the premium segments of their markets where they have a reputation for superior performance and pride of ownership.

Division Information

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

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft is looking for a Quality Engineer to help support our Louisville facility. The Quality Engineer reports to the Division Quality Manager and will function as the primary plant resource to ensure that APQP is followed for product launches and all Dynacraft and PACCAR standards are maintained.  The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is proactive, and has experience working in a manufacturing environment.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Function as a Quality liaison with customers regarding Quality issues
  • Investigate and perform Root Cause Analysis when Quality concerns are identified
  • Participate in engineering design reviews for new products
  • Conduct dimensional inspection of PPAP sample components
  • Provide technical assistance and training to customers and internal personnel for understanding of PPAP requirements
  • Lead and support (as required) foundational APQP documentation such as feasibility reviews, production control plans, PFMEA, safe launch plans, etc.
  • Create and maintain PPAP files and documentation in support of PACCAR PPAP guidelines
  • Lead Statistical Process Control and Capability Studies on new and existing products
  • Provide analytical support to Dynacraft process owners regarding product/process quality issues
  • Identify and facilitate improvement initiatives utilizing customer/internal feedback to help identify opportunities to resolve quality/production issues

Required Qualifications & Skills

  • Three years of automotive OEM or Tier One experience
  • Experience with ISO 9000/9001/14000/14001, TS16949, or QS 9000 QMS's in a related capacity
  • Understanding of APQP and other Quality Management tools (FMEA, CP, PF)
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret GD&T, engineering drawings and specifications, and translate into part and process requirements
  • Must possess PC based computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Familiarity with Minitab or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate team efforts and work under minimal supervision
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs 
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or other technical discipline
  • Applicants with a four year degree in a non-engineering or technical discipline will be considered if they possess at least five years’ experience as a quality engineer (or equivalent position) in an automotive OEM or Tier 1 manufacturing environment

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

  • Project management experience
  • SAP experience
  • Lean/Six Sigma training/experience
  • Stationary CMM training/experience and/or PC DMIS software experience

Additional Job Board Information

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

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Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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