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Date: Mar 5, 2019

Location: MCKINNEY, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

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

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft is expanding by opening a third facility in Texas. The first phase of this expansion is starting up operations in a temporary facility in Plano, TX. The Plano operation will operate while we build our permanent Texas facility, planned to be located in McKinney, TX. The Manufacturing Distribution Supervisor reports to the Assistant Plant Manager and is responsible for day-to-day operations and supervision of the hourly shop floor personnel.  This position is a key member of a team responsible for startup of the Plano facility. All members of this team will wear multiple hats covering all functional areas during startup. The role’s focus will evolve as the plant stabilizes and increases production. This is an opportunity to participate in building the foundation for the Division’s future growth.



Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Coach, mentor, develop and evaluate performance of team leaders and shop employees in a fast paced environment.
  • Play an active role in promoting positive employee relations and engagement. 
  • Participate in projects related to recruitment, training, and leadership development.
  • Establish and control procedures to meet production schedules, recommending improvements in production methods, equipment, operating efficiency and working conditions.
  • Ensure that all Dynacraft standards are maintained throughout all operations. These include but are not limited to Safety, Quality, Efficiency, Process and Procedural standards.
  • Participate in developing and executing departmental goals and objectives.
  • Spend at least 25% of time on the floor in areas under your responsibility, assisting team leaders with issues resolution and working on continuous improvement projects.
  • Perform other projects and assignments as may be required.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Ability to make decisions and use independent judgment and/or action required.
  • Ability to communicate with all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality of sensitive materials and issues.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment is preferred.
  • Strong PC skills, including proficiency in Excel, Word, and PowerPoint. Understanding of Six Sigma Minitab software is a plus.
  • SAP experience strongly preferred
  • Applicant should have basic understanding of Lean practices.
  • Applicant must be able to multi-task, prioritize, successfully handle pressure, and work/make decisions independently when required.
  • Successful candidate is safety-conscious, self-motivated, a team player, and is able to think proactively.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • 1-3 years of experience in a supervisor role required.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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