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Continuous Improvement Project Manager (Grade 31) Job

Date: Feb 2, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Responsible for supporting the North America Controller group to implement process efficiencies by suggesting ideas to improve efficiencies, evaluating current processes and finding opportunities to remove unproductive work. This position will closely work with the process owners to identify and understand a process gap and to develop solutions and furthermore, promote a culture that encourages employees to look for ways to enhance the current process. Additionally, this position will work with multiple improvement strategies such as Six Sigma, Data Analytics, and Robotic Process Automation (RPA) to develop and monitor improvement processes. This position will report to the North America Division Controller.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work with the North America Controller group to streamline processes
  • Apply Six Sigma, Data Analytic, RPA or other relevant tools to improve process capability and eliminate defects
  • Help develop and lead cross-functional process improvement teams
  • Challenge conventional wisdom by demonstrating successful application of new mythologies to improve product and process quality
  • Foster a continuous improvement mindset with within the Controller department
  • Maintains effective communication across the Controller department
  • Support internal control reviews for PACCAR Distribution Centers



  • Bachelor’s degree is required
  • Master's Degree preferred, but not required
  • Green Belt Certified; Black Belt preferred
  • 5+ years of related experience
  • Basic statistical knowledge and intermediate data analytic knowledge / experience
  • Excellent analytical capabilities and attention to detail with a “big picture” focus   
  • Strong organizational skills, including the ability to manage multiple projects
  • Outstanding written, verbal and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities, meet deadlines and self-motivated
  • Requires strong PC skills with Excel, Word, Access, PowerPoint
  • Must be able to travel periodically within the US and internationally



  • Act with Integrity
  • Demonstrate Adaptability
  • Drive for Results
  • Influence Others
  • Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
  • Manage Execution
  • Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen

Additional Job Board Information


PACCAR Benefits:

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more


Salary Range: At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for our Continuous Improvement Project Manager position is $89,900 - $140,600 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift and offers relocation assistance benefits. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.


Additional Information:

  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • PACCAR Parts is an E-Verify Employer
  • PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagement.


Division Information

PACCAR Parts is the global provider of aftermarket parts and services to support Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and TRP dealers around the world. This includes 18 distribution centers globally that support 2,200 dealerships and over1,000,000 customers. Aftermarket support includes world class customer centers that deliver industry leading uptime in conjunction with our outstanding supply chain that delivers record levels of inventory availability for dealers and customers.


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!


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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