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Program Manager - Engine Job

Date: Sep 29, 2021

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

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary
Program Manager will be responsible for leading the technical project management of powertrain projects to ensure compliance with all Division and Corporate standards and on-time implementation of each project.


  •  Lead Powertrain projects at the PACCAR Technical Center.
  • Maintain open and clear communication among all stakeholders including PACCAR divisions, key suppliers, and development partners.
  • Coordinate with other PMs, across the powertrain and vehicle programs, to achieve consistent execution of projects. 
  • Manage risk across the entire project life cycle.
  • Proactively manage change in project scope, identify potential problems, and devise contingency plans.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations for regular internal and external review meetings.
  • Oversee the internal financial reporting process to ensure consistency of reporting across all assigned projects.   
  • Develop project plans and associated communications documents in accordance with the approved processes and compliant with PACCAR Policies.
  • Responsible for resolving, communicating, and prioritizing program issues in a timely manner.
  • Create, track, and communicate program schedules, deliverables, and budgets.
  • Approves corrective actions for project non-performance or escalates through the Management chain when the non-performance is due to external factors.           


  • Eight years of experience in program management preferred.
  • Five years of heavy duty diesel engine design or manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Able to communicate effectively across functional boundaries, as well as up and down the leadership chain.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Must be organized and self-motivated, identifying and proactively addressing opportunities for program improvement.
  • Able to effectively evaluate proposals using sound judgment and present recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new environments and achieve objectives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must.
  • Six Sigma experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to travel.



  • BS degree in related field required. Advanced degree preferred.
  • Program Management Professional certification preferred.


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