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Program Manager - Grade 25/31 Job

Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: McKinney, TX, US, 75069

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The primary responsibility for the Program Manager will be supporting early feasibility investigations, definitions, and project implementation. The position will report to the PMO Manager. The successful candidate will work directly with customers and Dynacraft support groups such as Supplier Quality, Operations, Materials, Engineering, to meet Dynacraft customer expectations.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Investigate and analyze new product or supply chain opportunities to drive Dynacraft growth through reducing PACCAR total cost.
  • Support to identify and define equipment, labor and processes for new business including financial justification, capital and labor requirements, freight, and operational costs.
  • Develop business cases including financial justification for new business opportunities.
  • Work closely with customers from concept to implementation on new or changing program requirements, ensuring coordination with multiple departments and stakeholders.  
  • Develop EEAs and coordinate project capital expenses to meet project objectives.
  • Build effective relationships and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders, including Dynacraft and Truck Division engineering teams, PACCAR Purchasing, External Suppliers and Truck Division Operations to ensure project success. 
  • Develop and support execution of project plans to meet objectives. 
  • Manage diverse, cross functional teams spanning multiple business functions and geographic locations in the execution of project activities. 
  • Proactively coordinate change in project scope, identify and escalate potential crises, and create/manage contingency plans.  
  • Communicate project status and issues to senior management and other stakeholders through reports and presentations as requested. 
  • Develop best practices, tools and documentation for project execution and coordination. 

Qualifications & Skills


  • Minimum 5 years' Product and/or Program Management experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Experience developing and justifying capital projects desired
  • Self-motivated leader, with the ability to handle multiple tasks with varying schedules, shifting priorities, and ambiguity
  • Excellent interpersonal, negotiation, relationship-building, and written and verbal communication skills
  • Analytical and detail-oriented
  • Six Sigma training desired
  • SAP and Capital Budget experience a plus
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering drawings
  • Creative problem solver with strong application of process improvement methodologies
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Project
  • Approximately 25% travel



  • Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in Engineering or Business Administration.
  • Master’s degree in Engineering or Business Administration preferred.
  • PMP certification not required but must be gained within 12 months of employment.

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, sub-assemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Louisville, KY, and McKinney, TX.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
This employer uses E-Verify.

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan options
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings account
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • 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

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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