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Manufacturing Engineering (Day Shift) (GR24/25) Job

Date: Jul 22, 2021

Location: Louisville, KY, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information


PACCAR is a Fortune 200 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.




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 Lead Manufacturing Engineer for the Louisville, KY facility whose primary responsibility will be coordinating and prioritizing the activities of the manufacturing engineering team. This position will also be responsible for high-level reporting of team activities and strategic planning in coordination with the Manufacturing Engineering Manager.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Participate in plant improvement activities such as Safety Reviews, Quality Corrective Action meetings, and Production meetings, as representative of the Manufacturing Engineering function.
  • Leads training, mentorship, and development of Manufacturing Engineers assigned.
  • Support development, implementation, and tracking of capital budget projects to complete on-time and in budget.
  • Coordinate resources and schedules across departments and provides guidance for overall project execution.
  • Prioritizes work efforts of Manufacturing and Controls Engineers to support both Production and Project needs.
  • Support the management team by increasing the visibility of the improvement or project plans as well as visibility of the potential risks.
  • Provides strategic guidance of Manufacturing strategies and equipment based on current and future market demands


Qualifications & Skills

  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and influence others.
  • Excellent technical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal and organizational skills.
  • Ability to work within deadlines to achieve goals.
  • Previous experience in a simultaneous engineering project environment desired.
  • Capital project management experience using PACCAR CBSR.
  • Excellent computer skills required in Microsoft Word and Excel.


Education/Training Required

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering Required (Mechanical, Electrical, Industrial, or Manufacturing), Master’s Degree in Engineering or MBA Preferred.
  • Three (3) years Manufacturing Engineering Experience Required.
  • Three (3) to Five (5) years Engineering Management Experience Preferred



  • Act with Integrity
  • Demonstrate Adaptability
  • Drive for Results
  • Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
  • Influence Others
  • Manage Execution
  • Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen



Additional Job Board Information

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


Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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