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Process Engineer Fabrications ( G 23/24) Job

Date: Apr 26, 2021

Location: McKinney, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

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!


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.


Requisition Summary

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, strives to be the premier supplier in product quality, on-time delivery, and pre-production support to PACCAR’s Kenworth and Peterbilt truck divisions and PACCAR Parts. The Dynacraft Process Engineer reports to the Assistant Plant Manager and is responsible for assisting in the development of the strategic direction for the Plant in support of Dynacraft’s vision and goals as well as supporting the Truck Plants and Aftermarket Customer requirements.


The Process Engineer role is responsible for the study, analysis, development, and documentation of the plant assembly processes. The job also includes assistance with continuous improvement efforts focusing on: departmental safety and quality improvement projects, ergonomic improvement projects, line balance optimization, and improvements in overall departmental efficiency. The role also represents Production during the process of deploying new or updated products and procedures in the work center. This is primarily a day shift position, but may involve a split shift if needed.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Study and analyze plant assembly processes with recommendations for improvement.
  • Overall departmental efficiency and effectiveness improvements.
  • Eliminate roadblocks for production/distribution.
  • Audit processes against Standard Work.
  • Manage departmental training matrix, level 4’s and Training Book.
  • Implement and support initiatives to improve training levels.
  • Conduct process and product audits and document results.
  • Develop, document and maintain documents that define and standardize operations, including but not limited to JSS, SWI, OPL, Kaizen forms, and other process documents.
  • Assist in the maintenance of developed software programs (Visual Factory, EWI, etc.).
  • Monitor and track scrap by department, establish plans to eliminate scrap.
  • Support new manufacturing processes EV, DV, QV and VV builds.
  • Support Engineering Change Notifications and setting operations up to be successful.
  • Make recommendations for reducing product cycle time, efficiency improvements and reduced manufacturing costs.
  • Participate in FMEA, PCP, or PFMEA review discussion.
  • Be able to recommend process and/or system changes to enhance safety/productivity/quality.
  • Participate in corrective actions related to internal or external defects.
  • Track and report results of internal defect measurement.
  • Work with cross functional teams on various Projects.
  • Other duties as assigned.


Qualifications and Experience

  • Must be able to operate independently with little guidance while being a positive contributor to a team environment.
  • Fabrications knowledge and experience strongly desired
  • Must have excellent technical, verbal, written and presentation communication skills.
  • Proven problem solving skills are required.
  • Must lead by example and have a proven record of excellence in attendance, dependability and safety.
  • Must be self-motivated, well organized, flexible and able to handle the pressure of a high-volume operation.
  • Computer literacy is required with a familiarity of MS Outlook, PowerPoint, Word and Excel.
  • A minimum of three (3) years manufacturing and/or distribution experience preferred.
  • Demonstrate understanding of root cause and corrective action tools/methods.
  • Hands on ability and data analysis skills a plus.
  • Experience with SAP/RF/Operations preferred.



Bachelor's Degree in Engineering preferred.

Six Sigma training is preferred.


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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