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Date: Jun 16, 2018

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

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.
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

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in Algona, WA. Dynacraft performs assembly, light manufacturing and distribution for PACCAR truck plants and the aftermarket. For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided high quality components, subassemblies and specialized services. Dynacraft’s manufacturing facilities are located in Algona, WA, Louisville, KY, and Plano, TX.

Requisition Summary

Dynacraft is looking for a Quality Engineer to help support our Texas facility. The Quality Engineer reports to the Division Quality Manager and will function as the primary plant resource to ensure that APQP is followed for product launches and all Dynacraft and PACCAR standards are maintained.  The ideal candidate has excellent communication skills, is proactive, and has experience working in a manufacturing environment.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Function as a Quality liaison with suppliers regarding Quality issues
  • Investigate and perform Root Cause Analysis when Quality concerns are identified
  • Evaluate 8D Supplier Corrective Actions
  • Participate in engineering design reviews for new products
  • Conduct dimensional inspection of PPAP sample components
  • Provide technical assistance and training to suppliers, customers and internal personnel for understanding of PPAP requirements
  • Lead and support (as required) foundational APQP documentation such as feasibility reviews, production control plans, PFMEA, safe launch plans, etc.
  • Create and maintain PPAP files and documentation in support of PACCAR PPAP guidelines
  • Lead Statistical Process Control and Capability Studies on new and existing products
  • Provide analytical support to Dynacraft process owners regarding product/process quality issues
  • Identify and facilitate improvement initiatives utilizing customer/internal feedback to help identify opportunities to resolve quality/production issues

Qualifications & Skills

  • Three years of automotive OEM or Tier One experience required
  • Experience with ISO 9000/9001/14000/14001, TS16949, or QS 9000 QMS's in a related capacity required
  • Understanding of APQP and other Quality Management tools (FMEA, CP, PF)
  • Ability to read, understand, and interpret GD&T, engineering drawings and specifications, and translate into part and process requirements
  • Must possess PC based computer proficiency with Microsoft Office products
  • Familiarity with Minitab or equivalent
  • Demonstrated ability to facilitate team efforts and work under minimal supervision
  • Must be able to lift 20 lbs 
  • Project management experience preferred
  • SAP experience desired
  • Lean/Six Sigma training/experience preferred
  • Strong communication and negotiation skills
  • Stationary CMM training/experience and/or PC DMIS software experience a plus
  • Required Travel at 40%


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Engineering or other technical discipline
  • Applicants with a four year degree in a non-engineering or technical discipline will be considered if they possess at least five years’ experience as a quality engineer (or equivalent position) in an automotive OEM or Tier 1 manufacturing environment

Additional Job Board Information

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


Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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