LVL - Quality Engineer (Grade 24) Job

Date: Sep 23, 2023

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40258

Company: PACCAR

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.

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

  • 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.


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.


  • 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


  • High school diploma or GED required.
  • 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.

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.


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