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Human Resources Specialist Job

Date: Sep 15, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

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

PACCAR Parts operates a network of parts distribution centers offering aftermarket support to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealers and customers around the world. Aftermarket support includes customer call centers operating 24 hours a day throughout the year and technologically advanced systems to enhance inventory control and expedite order processing.

Requisition Summary

If you are a highly motivated, collaborative, action oriented individual, we have an excellent opportunity for you at PACCAR Parts!  The HR Specialist is responsible for providing HR support and customer service to both local and remote employees in the US and Canada.  The HR Specialist is part of a collaborative team responsible for implementing Human Resource (HR) initiatives and establishing HR functional excellence. Primary responsibility is to provide HR support to the PACCAR Parts business leaders, administer HR programs and policies, participate in continuous improvement initiatives and provide excellent customer service to employees and business leaders.

Why work for PACCAR?

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and medical, dental, vision plan options for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings account
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off  - 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement program for continued education 
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  •  Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Recruitment and Talent Management:

• Supports recruitment efforts including interview scheduling, candidate communication and applicant tracking system maintenance
• Assists with annual Affirmative Action Plan data compilation
• Administers new employee onboarding experience including first day orientation and new employee Passport program

Training and Development:
• Coordinates and communicates Division Training Schedule
• Monitors 90-day performance appraisal process
• Supports annual performance appraisal process including data entry and filing 
• Coordinates Division Tuition Reimbrusement Program

Engagement, Rewards and Retention:
• Supports annual benefits Open Enrollment through coordination of communication and responding to employee questions as needed
• Administers Commute Trip Reduction program
• Coordinates building events such as blood drive, holiday food and toy drives, and book fair

Organizational and HR Effectiveness:
• Assists employees with benefit and payroll related questions and issues
• Processes exempt and non-exempt payroll including bi-weekly data entry and audit
• Processes HR-related Service Requests
• Ensures compliance with policies and procedures
• Participates in global HR continuous improvement initiatives and HR Projects as assigned
• Manages HR communications including employee announcements, events, building announcements and general HR information
• Assists in the preparation of monthly global headcount and turnover reports for senior leadership
• Create, maintain and support a variety of reports or queries utilizing appropriate reporting tools. Assist in development of standard reports for ongoing customer needs


  • Bachelor’s degree in Business, Human Resources or related field is required.
  • 0-2 years of Human Resources experience 
  • Proficient with MS Excel, Access, Word and PowerPoint.
  • HRIS experience preferred; SAP a plus.
  • Ability to effectively accomplish multiple priorities in established time periods.
  • Strong organizational skills, attention to detail and a proactive approach.
  • Outstanding communication skills, influencing abilities, and customer service orientation.
  • Ability to work with confidential information and adapt to continually changing priorities.
  • Must be a creative and innovative problem-solver with the ability to develop an analysis based on researching HR trends.
  • Ability to work with employees and managers at all different levels of the organization.

Additional Job Board Information

  • Visa sponsorship not available for this position.
  • PACCAR Parts is an eVerify Employer.
  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • 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.


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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