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Unit Manager (Grade 23/24) EVENING SHIFT 3:30PM TO MIDNIGHT Job

Date: Jan 6, 2022

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40258

Company: PACCAR

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!


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.



This position will be responsible for assuring that all Dynacraft standards are maintained throughout all operations. Unit Managers are tasked with upholding and encouraging PACCAR and Dynacraft values and mission.

Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Assure that all Dynacraft standards are maintained throughout all operations. These include but are not limited to Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Process and Procedural standards.
  • Document safety incident investigations including root cause analysis and follow-up actions.
  • Play an active role in promoting positive employee relations and engagement.  
  • Participate in projects related to recruitment, training, and leadership development.
  • Benchmark other PACCAR locations and non-PACCAR locations for best practices.
  • Participate in developing and executing departmental goals and objectives.
  • Spend at least 25% of time on the floor in areas under responsibility, assisting team leaders with issues resolution and working on continuous improvement projects.
  • Participate in special assignments; Six Sigma/continuous improvement activities, PACCAR-wide initiatives and other projects.
  • Supervise hourly team members engaged in the activities of the production and/or distribution departments.
  • Complete root cause analysis documentation for quality related issues.
  • Complete process/product audits.
  • Logistically manage the deployment of shop floor team members.
  • Assign duties in accordance with established schedules and customer requirements.
  • Provide MDC Plant management with timely information regarding changes in assigned workloads or staffing requirements.
  • Train and evaluate performance of department team members; provide regular feedback; prepare employee evaluations; recommend disciplinary action as may be appropriate.
  • Conduct daily communication meetings with team members.
  • Assure correct and timely processing and documentation of transactions and work orders.
  • Provide order status and significant events in daily shift tie-in as required.
  • Communicate with other departments as required on plant related issues and follow-up tasks.
  • Recognize team members for outstanding performance.


Qualifications & Skills


  • Ability to supervise, make decisions, and use independent judgment and/or action.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive materials and issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint,
  • Understanding of Six Sigma Minitab software is a plus.
  • A minimum of two-years production/distribution supervisory experience is required.





  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.


Hours of Work

  • Evening Shift Hours are Monday - Friday from 3:30 PM - 12:00 AM
  • Night Shift Hours are Sunday - Thursday from 9:30 PM - 6:00 AM


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


Nearest Major Market: Louisville

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