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Program Manager - High Voltage Batteries Job

Date: Jun 15, 2022

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

This position is located within the program management team at PTC.  Responsibilities include production logistics coordination with battery suppliers for PACCAR’s electric vehicles, pilot build material planning, test property material planning, battery tester development coordination, overall battery development schedule alignment and budget forecasting.  The successful candidate will be proficient at engaging with other divisions (Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF) as well as external organizations in collaborative activities.

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide program management of PACCAR’s battery suppliers and validation partners
  • Develop and maintain project timelines
  • Develop and maintain project budgets and forecasts
  • Battery integration logistic support
  • Pilot build and test property logistics support
  • Participate in the development of improved and standardized processes related to program management activities

Required Qualifications

  • Interest in electric vehicles.
  • Knowledge of product creation methodologies and processes.
  • Should have a strong background in project management.
  • Able to communicate effectively across functional boundaries, as well as up and down the leadership chain. 
  • Able to establish a strong network across various organizations and disciplines.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Candidate must be organized and self-motivated, identifying and proactively addressing opportunities for program improvement.
  • Evaluate proposals using sound judgment and present recommendations.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Experience using MS Office Suite, Visio, MS Project, Project Online, Office 365 and other project management software desired.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluent in both English and Mandarin Chinese
  • Experience with Windchill 
  • PMP Certification
  • Leadership or Operations Management Experience
  • Knowledge of with PACCAR’s product creation process
  • Six Sigma experience a plus
  • Experience in testing, automotive industry, and various vehicle technologies a plus.=


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Mechanical or Electrical Engineering degree with project management background preferred

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

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