Advanced Manufacturing Engineer

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Date: Jun 26, 2024

Location: McKinney, TX, US, 75069

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

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

Job Summary

Dynacraft is looking for an Advanced Manufacturing Engineer to work in McKinney, TX. The position will report to the Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager in support of manufacturing methods, tooling, equipment and processes development and growth. The position additionally studies facilities and assembly processes, making recommendations and implementing changes to improve efficiency and reduce manufacturing costs.

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.
  • 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 industry 4.0 initiatives and related technologies.

Qualifications

  • 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 record leading successful projects.
  • Software or Controls knowledge a plus.
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, and communication skills required.

Education

  • Degree in Engineering or appropriate major required. 
  • MBA or post-secondary degree preferred.
  • Masters in Engineering degree preferred.
  • PACCAR or other similar Six Sigma Black Belt preferred.  
  • Experience working both in the Engineering and Manufacturing preferred.
  • Demonstrated ability gained through 7 - 10 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.

Benefits

​As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including: 

- 401k with up to a 5% company match 
- Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement 
- 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 
- Tuition reimbursement for continued education 
- Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family 
- Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA) 
- Paid short-and long-term disability programs 
- Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance 
- EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more 
- This position is also eligible for a holiday gift

Diversity

PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagement. 
 
PACCAR increases awareness through the efforts of global company-wide Diversity Councils and various employee resource groups that support initiatives & activities including multi-cultural events, outreach, mentorship programs, and more. PACCAR has been awarded the Top Company for Women to Work for in Transportation since 2018 by the Women In Trucking Association and Newsweek 2023 America’s Greatest Workplaces for Women. 
 
For more information, please visit our Diversity and Inclusion Commitment page: Diversity and Inclusion (https://jobs.paccar.com/content/Diversity-and-Inclusion/?locale=en_US) 

Additional Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. 
 

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