Manufacturing Engineer (SG 23) Job

Date: Sep 30, 2023

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!



PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:

The Manufacturing Engineer is responsible for the implementation, monitoring, improvement, and support of new and existing processes in their area of focus.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develops New and Improved Manufacturing Processes and Provides Required Assembly/Machining Process Definition and Documentation.
  • Achieve stability in all engine related processes by establishing process FMEAs, developing and implementing process control plans, and optimizing individual workstations to maximize output.
  • Specify, procure, and approve necessary tools and equipment required to sustain a flexible manufacturing process.
  • Develops and maintains new equipment project books, equipment FMEA standards, and Engineering operational standards for use across departments.
  • Manages facility equipment numbering, documentation, and IT system integration.
  • Conducts time and work sequence studies and implements required process modifications to manufacturing operations to improve quality and meet higher market demands. 
  • Support the simultaneous engineering in support of new engine development projects and to plan, define and implement the related process changes within the given time frame of each of these projects. 
  • Provides direction within working groups to set priorities, project plans, and due dates. Monitors activities within the team and coordinates implementations and final reporting to area Management.
  • Maintains Plant’s torque control tool spare parts management, tooling repair and replacement, and DC tool program back-ups.
  • Develops procedures and plant arrangements to ensure proper material handling and storage
  • Maintains control documents per ISO requirements
  • Participate in commissioning and new product launch activities.               
  • Facilitates effective communication to plant management on project status.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Proven problem-solving skills. Excellent technical, verbal, written, and presentation skills. Proven ability to work in a self-directed and team based environment is preferred. 
  • Required: B.S. Degree in Engineering (Mechanical, Electrical, Manufacturing, Industrial, or similar).
  • Desired: 1-2 years Automotive Manufacturing Experience.
  • Desired: Practical application of Lean Manufacturing & Six Sigma tools.
  • Desired: M.S. Degree in Engineering or MBA
  • Desired: Black Belt Certified.


Additional Job Board Information 


PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from the time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plan options for you and your family.
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA).
  • 401(k) with a dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%.
  • A fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs.
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more.
  • Comprehensive paid time off- minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time. 


General Description of any Other Compensation

       ●         This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.


If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.


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

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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