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PPAP Quality Manager Job

Date: Jul 30, 2021

Location: McKinney, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 200 company established in 1905. PACCAR is a global industry leader in the design and manufacture of premium quality commercial vehicles and engines.  PACCAR commercial vehicles are sold worldwide under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. PACCAR distributes aftermarket truck parts to its dealers through a worldwide network of Parts Distribution Centers.  Finance and leasing subsidiaries facilitate the sale of PACCAR products in many countries worldwide. PACCAR manufactures and markets industrial winches under the Braden, Carco and Gearmatic nameplates.  PACCAR maintains exceptionally high standards of quality for all of its products; they are well engineered, highly customized for specific applications and sell in the premium segments of their markets where they have a reputation for superior performance and pride of ownership.

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.

Requisition Summary

The Plant Quality Manager has strategic responsibility for quality at one of Dynacraft’s facilities. The scope of responsibilities include: plant quality, process improvement, ISO compliance, warranty, and the Advance Quality Planning Process (APQP). The position reports to the Division Quality Manager. The successful candidate will work directly with the customer and Dynacraft support groups such as Supplier Quality, Operations, Materials, Engineering, and Business Development teams to drive operational quality improvements and meet Dynacraft customer expectations. The position is responsible for successful ISO9001 certification. This position will be a key contributor to Dynacraft’s five-year strategic plan and objectives that include achieving award-winning quality performance.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Coach and mentor staff; make hiring recommendations
  • Champion projects to drive quality improvements within Dynacraft
  • Partner with key suppliers to drive quality improvements
  • Work with internal Dynacraft departments to ensure ISO/TS compliance
  • Plan, track and organize plant activities to meet PPAP on-time commitments   

Qualifications & Skills

  • Quality, manufacturing, engineering or purchasing experience
  • Demonstrated problem solving ability gained through 3 - 4 years of progressively complex quality situations (experience in related fields are potential substitutes)
  • Proficient in quality methods used to achieve best in class product and process performance (e.g., statistical problem solving and process capability analysis, FMEA, Control Plans, PPAP)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proven leadership ability
  • Proven negotiation and strong analytical skills
  • Excellent organization and interpersonal skills
  • Strong PC and MS Office skills
  • Project Management experience with a focus on achieving deadlines
  • Ability to manage conflict across functional and corporate boundaries; effective problem solver
  • Innovative and results-oriented

Education & Experience

  • 3-5 years management experience with direct reports required
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related field required
  • Master’s degree preferred
  • Six Sigma training and experience 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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