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Date: Mar 23, 2019

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

PACCAR’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Renton, WA utilizes cutting-edge technology to provide systems development, consulting, voice and data communications services to the entire Corporation, which has high visibility in the technology sector.

Requisition Summary

This position is responsible for leading projects of moderate to high complexity with budgets ranging from $1-3+ million, project durations of 7500 hours or more, and the potential involvement of 25 or more participants.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

The position will lead all aspects of a project including but not limited to:

  • Developing project plans and initiation charters
  • Conducting Risk Assessment, QFD’s, and FMEA
  • Building and executing project plans, ensuring conformance to established PACCAR standards and procedures
  • Identifying resources needed and assigning tasks and responsibilities
  • Communicating project status and issues to senior management and project sponsors
  • Conducting project management improvement activities as part of a team of project managers within the Project Management Office
  • Assisting with requirements elicitation as needed for project development
  • Risk analysis and mitigation
  • Managing project budget and project resources


  • Effective presentation skills suitable for senior management and other divisions
  • Effective consensus building skills
  • Demonstrated skill in managing complex projects requiring either package or custom solutions
  • Strong teambuilding skills
  • SAP project management experience preferred
  • In-depth development methodology and system implementation experience
  • Demonstrated skill in managing global teams
  • Competent understanding of various project management methodologies including waterfall and Agile scrum
  • Effective communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Self-motivated and able to work effectively with little or no supervision.
  • Strong application of process improvement methodologies


  • 4+ years of related IT Project Management experience on complex system implementations.
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Information Systems, Computer Science or related field required.
  • Advanced PM training (i.e. PMP), Master's Degree, Six Sigma certification or training preferred

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Project Manager, Manager, Consulting, ERP, Information Systems, Technology, Management

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