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Date: Jul 18, 2019

Location: McKinney, TX, 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.

Division Information

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquarted in Algona, WA.  Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of commercial vehicle parts and components sold under the Kenworth and Peterbilt brands.  For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided the company's truck divisions and PACCAR Parts distribution centers with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services.  Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY and Plano, TX. 

Requisition Summary

The Administrative Assistant reports directly to the General Manager of Dynacraft. This position works collaboratively with the leadership team to support division’s goals and initiatives. Responsibilities in this area require working independently, maintaining confidentiality, and using good judgement while providing operational, administrative, project, and office technology support with minimal direction. This position will perform other duties as assigned by the management team.  The salary range for this position is $40k - $60k.  

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manages calendar functions for General Manager and Director of Business and Product Development including resolving schedule conflicts.
  • Supports Senior Management reporting including compiling weekly Division activity and significant events reports, executive level PowerPoint presentations, and other executive correspondence.
  • Coordinates travel and meeting arrangements for the General Manager and other members of the leadership team.
  • Plans and project manages team travel, team events, lunch meetings and events for departments.
  • Job responsibilities also include, but are not limited to, answering phones, maintaining office supply inventory, and recording payroll for multiple departments.  
  • Additional projects as needed.

Qualifications / Skills

  • Proficient using Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, Excel)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills including ability to professionally interact with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Maintains confidentiality and exercises discretion and diplomacy at all times.
  • Works independently within scope of responsibilities, anticipates problems, and uses sound judgement to act appropriately.
  • Demonstrates attention to detail, a commitment to accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Demonstrates ability to meet multiple deadlines.
  • Should demonstrate a willingness to take on new challenges, learn skills to contribute to the organization as a whole, and be confident in identifying opportunities for improvement.


  • AA degree or 2 years progress towards 4-yr degree required.
  • 4-yr college degree strongly desired.
  • Experience making travel arrangements preferred.
  • Experience using multi-line phone systems is preferred.
  • Minimum of three years of work experience required, preferably in executive-level administrative support or project management.

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

Job Segment: Secretary, Administrative Assistant, Payroll, Product Development, Supply, Administrative, Finance, Research, Operations

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