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Senior Process Engineer Job

Date: Feb 2, 2021

Location: McKinney, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

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.

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.


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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 Senior 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.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

The Senior 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. The Senior Process Engineer will manage the delivery of these same objectives for the other Process Engineers.

This is primarily a day shift position, but may involve a split shift if needed.

 Job Functions/Responsibilities

Supervise salary PE team members engaged in fulfilling all job functions and responsibilities

Train and evaluate performance of PE team members; provide regular feedback; prepare quarterly employee evaluations; recommend disciplinary action as may be appropriate.

Conduct meetings and presentations to coordinate PE team efforts and track progress towards key objectives

Track and summarize key PE team objectives in order to provide constant updates to MDC Plant Leadership

Assign duties to PE team members in accordance business need and job functions

Study and analyze plant assembly processes with recommendations for improvement

Maintain departmental training matrix, level 4’s and Training Book

Develop, document and maintain documents that define and standardize operations, including but not limited to JBS, SWI, OPL, Kaizen forms, and other process documents

Assist in the maintenance of developed software programs (Visual Factory, EWI, etc.)

Manage inventory and calibration of tooling/torque controlled tools for fitness of use

Inspect suspect product for production use and escalate to Quality or Engineering as needed

Introduce new manufacturing processes including updates to existing product lines by leading EV, DV, QV and VV builds

Subject matter expert on any Engineering Change Notifications and setting operations up to be successful

Participate in corrective actions related to internal or external defects

Communicate with other departments as required on plant related issues and follow-up tasks.

Recognize team members for outstanding performance.

Other duties as assigned


Ability to supervise, make decisions, and use independent judgment and/or action.

Must have demonstrated leadership skills

Must be able to operate independently with little guidance while being a positive contributor to a team environment

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


Four (4) year degree preferred – 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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