Quality Specialist

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Date: Apr 18, 2024

Location: Louisville, KY, US, 40258

Company: PACCAR

Job Title: Quality Specialist

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!


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 self-motivated and energetic teammate to join the quality team as a Quality Specialist located in our Louisville, KY facility. A Quality Specialist has a wide variety of roles ranging from administrative, record-keeping, and report writing to hands-on manufacturing support work and physical handling of non-conforming product, returned goods and suspect material. The Quality Specialist spends a significant amount of time resolving problems and communicating important information to Dynacraft's customers, suppliers, and employees. In addition, the Quality Specialist will participate in important technical quality work such as process behavior studies, data analysis, part measurements, tool & fixture validation, equipment calibration, equipment upkeep and warranty analysis.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Read, understand and stay current with Dynacraft and PACCAR standard procedures.
  • Help develop and execute quality system objectives.
  • Communicate with suppliers, customers and Dynacraft employees regarding customer complaints and suspect material.
  • Contribute to the continuous improvement of Dynacraft’s Quality Management System, manufacturing processes and business processes.
  • Inspect material and discuss facts with quality and production personnel.
  • Audit manufacturing and manufacturing support processes.
  • Perform calibration and manage calibration devices.
  • Calculate metrics and write concise reports, typically with significant graphical content.
  • Provide back-up support including calibration & validation, material review, returned goods handling, handling of customer complaints and document control.
  • Perform other duties as determined by customer need and workload.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Excellent communication skills with a proactive attitude
  • Proficient using SAP and familiar with a wide range of SAP transaction codes.
  • General ability to read and interpret drawings and specifications.
  • 2-4 years of manufacturing experience in production/distribution/inventory/materials or other related discipline
  • Team player who can work cross functionally with other departments in the plant.
  • Ability to work independently and stay on task in a fast-paced manufacturing environment without direct supervision.
  • Detail oriented, reliable, have a good sense of urgency, be ethically minded and quality focused.
  • Safely lift materials up to 35 lbs.
  • Must possess PC based computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products.


Education & Experience

  • Highschool Diploma Required
  • Lean Manufacturing Experience Preferred


Additional Job Board Information

  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • This employer uses E-Verify.


Nearest Major Market: Louisville

Job Segment: Document Control, Data Analyst, ERP, Customer Service, Administrative, Data, Quality, Technology

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