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Date: Aug 9, 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 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 Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.

Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Develops allocation of space within the plants across the division and design of tools to achieve efficient arrangement of workflow and materials.
  • Develops proposals for facility campus layouts and utilization.
  • Perform feasibility studies for facility utilization, expansion, consolidation or termination.
  • Identify and development of justification for capital expenditures across the division.  
  • Provide manufacturing input throughout connected factory systems; software development, testing and general Manufacturing Execution System (MES) projects.
  • Reviews engineering designs for manufacturing feasibility and recommends changes, as necessary.
  • Improve productivity of and reduce the floor space required by existing product lines. .  
  • Coordinate plant input and feedback for project or reorganization activity.
  • Facilitates effective communication to plant management on project status.
  • Provide progress reports and status updates to management.
  • Coordinate facility energy usage & strategy to enhance energy conservation.
  • Actively participate in Six Sigma projects as a belt and team member.
  • Supports Division Six Sigma program management.
  • Supports Division capital budget management system.
  • Supports implementation of Paccar Production System principles.
  • Supports connected plant 4.0 initiatives and related technologies.
  • Support implementation of new business programs as identified and approved.
  • 15-20% travel may be required.
Skills / Competencies
  • Qualified applicants will be detailed oriented, well organized and have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Applicant should have basic understanding of Six Sigma practices, a basic understanding of Six Sigma Minitab software is a plus.
  • Applicants must be able to multi-task, prioritize, successfully handle pressure, and work/make decisions independently when required.  
  • The successful candidate is a highly motivated self-starter with prove track record leading successful projects.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required. 


  • Degree in Engineering or appropriate major required.
  • MBA or post-secondary degree preferred.
  • Masters in Engineering degree preferred.
  • PACCAR Black Belt preferred.
  • Experience working both in the Engineering and Manufacturing preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability gained through seven-ten or more years of engineering experience, preferably with one to five years of manufacturing/industrial engineering or design for manufacturability experience.
  • Applicant should have excellent PC skills: including MS Word, Excel & Access; AutoCAD, ProEngineer, CATIA or CREO software experience is a plus.



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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