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Material Handling Unit Manager 1 Job

Date: Sep 25, 2021

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

Kenworth Truck Company

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. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.

Requisition Summary

The Unit Manager will supervise employees and provide leadership to attain plant and Material Handling objectives.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

The successful candidate should possess the ability to:

  • Prioritize multiple demands and distribute resources accordingly.
  • Take initiative in the work area and inspire others to do the same.
  • Be a persistent problem solver and team player.
  • Assume accountability for the team’s performance.
  • Demonstrate leadership and interpersonal skills, and an understanding of manufacturing operations.
  • Effectively interact with employees, peers, and all levels of management.


The successful candidate should possess the ability to:

  • Previous work experience in a fast paced production environment.
  • Application of problem solving tools such as fish bone, 5 why, root cause pareto diagrams.
  • Ability to lead by example and drive key metrics in safety, on-time delivery, shortage reduction, cost.
  • Knowledge and experience in lean material flow to a production line.
  • Engage in effective communication and organizational skills.
  • Completion of; or currently engaged in a four year college degree in business or related field.
  • Three years of previous supervisory experience, or demonstrated leadership ability. 
  • Experience with Supply Chain and Logistics tools and techniques and understanding of how the parts work together as a system.
  • Understanding of general materials metrics, materials flow, and inventory measures.
  • Knowledge of SAP 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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