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Date: Nov 4, 2018

Location: Renton, WA, 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

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.


Requisition Summary

Kenworth Truck Company is seeking an experienced, results-oriented Maintenance Manager for its truck assembly plant in Renton, WA.  With primary responsibility to oversee maintenance operations and improving plant safety programs while maintaining operational reliability. This position will lead a team consisting of mechanics, electricians, machinist, and tooling specialist, and supervisors across two shifts and be responsible for an annual operating budget to ensure the highest-quality and most efficient production of Kenworth heavy-duty and off-highway trucks.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Includes assigning work; developing and training subordinates; initiating personnel actions such as promotions, transfers and vacation scheduling 
  • Develop PM procedures and programs to maximize operation reliability and minimize repair cost
  • Initiate and recommend appropriate personnel actions regarding new employee selection, promotions, training, and employee counseling
  • Responsible for promoting and furthering company objectives in safety, quality, cost reduction and personnel development and continuous Improvement
  • Successful record of developing effective teams and demonstrated understanding of journeyman level mechanics and electrician training, quality, and safety programs
  • Define, design, develop, monitor and refine a life cycle for the plant-of- the-future operational and maintenance excellence
  • Proven ability to drive for results on key maintenance performance metrics including equipment downtime, PM execution, productivity, and inventory accuracy


  • Four year degree in Business, Manufacturing, Engineering, Operations, or a related field prefered
  • Ability to manage multiple projects / tasks
  • Experience in PLC methodology and high level building control systems or design
  • Engineering background and experience related to large production automation and operations including integrated robotics and interdependent automated systems
  • Ability to support all plant equipment in the facility 
  • At least four years demonstrated leadership in front line supervisory, lead, or equivalent experience, preferably in a production environment
  • Ability to initiate and lead change through continual process improvements
  • Ability to operate and actively participate in a team-oriented environment
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and strong interpersonal skills successful record of developing effective work teams, demonstrated technical ability and problem solving skills applied to quality, safety, and process improvements
  • Working knowledge of continuous improvement tools and methodologies.  Certified in Six Sigma is a plus

Additional Job Board Information

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


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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