MCK - Senior Safety Specialist (Grade 24) Job

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Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: McKinney, TX, US, 75069

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Promotes plant Health and Safety programs primarily working a split shift to include accident prevention, safety training, hazardous material management, ergonomics, and plant emergency team. This position will assist the Safety Manager in implementation of Dynacraft’s safety and health programs to include accident prevention, safety training, hazardous materials management, ergonomics, Department of Transportation (DOT) compliance requirements, and oversight of the safety committee team.  The travel requirement for this position is approximately 15% annually, mostly local.

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

  • Drive continuous improvement in Health and Safety, a “Safety First” culture and competence in compliance with all regulatory requirements.
  • Under the direction of the site Safety Manager, maintain a comprehensive environmental, health, and safety program including prevention, investigation, and recording of incidents and related costs. Track and measure results and recommend appropriate actions.
  • Maintain knowledge of and ensure compliance with applicable federal, state, and local laws which also include records retention and reporting requirements.
  • Partner with operations staff to investigate accidents to identify causes; determine how such accidents might be prevented; and recommend corrective actions.
  • Develop a trusting working relationship with plant floor employees.
  • Active participation on plant’s Emergency Response and HAZMAT Teams
  • Assist Safety Manager in coordination with OSHA inspectors, fire department inspections, PACCAR insurance carriers, and local facilities departments.

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 Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.



  • Three years or more work experience in a safety role in manufacturing.
  • ISO 14001/18001 experience and or lead auditor training a plus.
  • Working knowledge of OSHA and NFPA laws as well as local regulatory agencies.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal, and presentation skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively at various levels within the organization.
  • Mechanical aptitude with an understanding of heavy manufacturing environment and equipment.
  • Organizational skills and ability to work independently.
  • Ability to influence a safety behavioral based culture.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Applications.
  • ASP or CSP Certification preferred.
  • Electric Vehicle Experience a plus.
  • NFPA70E training a plus.


  • Bachelor's degree in safety or related field required.
  • Master’s degree in applicable field a plus.
  • Professional certification in safety, industrial hygiene, or hazardous materials preferred.

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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