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MCK- Assistant Plant Manager (Grade 32) Job

Date: Jan 10, 2023

Location: McKinney, TX, US, 75069

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, does assembly and manufacturing for PACCAR’s Kenworth and Peterbilt truck divisions alongside PACCAR Parts. The Assistant Plant Manager in McKinney is responsible for 250 operational employees and reports to the Plant Manager. This person is accountable for developing and executing strategic direction for the Plant. The pillars of focus will be safety, quality, delivery reliability and productivity.

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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage and oversee the daily activities of the 250 employees in the operations team.
  • Develop the team, elevating talent and skill sets.
  • Responsible for staffing levels and hiring decisions.
  • Ability to coach and discipline staff.
  • Display passion and compassion, continuing the favorable and positive work environment.
  • Have a creative mindset, challenging and solving problems should be innate.
  • Monitor and manage core metrics, safety, quality, delivery reliability and productivity.
  • Develop and oversee best in class employee safety programs.
  • Manage the departments budget, making wise investments and cost saving initiatives.
  • Maintain effective communication with other departments and divisions of the company.
  • Execute projects swiftly and effectively.
  • Enjoy a highly collaborative, high paced and exciting dynamic environment.

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.


  • Production experience desired.
  • Five or more years of supervisory experience desired.
  • Must be able to operate independently with little guidance.
  • Must have excellent technical, verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Proven problem solving skills are required.
  • Must lead by example and have a have a proven record of this.
  • Must be self-motivated, well organized and flexible.
  • Demonstrate understanding of root cause and corrective action tools/methods.
  • Experience with SAP/RF/Operations preferred.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration, management, engineering or other appropriate field required.
  • Master's degree desired.

Paccar Benefits

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

  • Competitive salary and 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, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • 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 program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Additional Job Board 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 a full range of benefit options listed above.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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