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Sr. Manufacturing Engineer Job

Date: Jun 1, 2021

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. 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

  • Continual improvement of manufacturing process safety, quality, productivity and cost.
  • Preparation, coordination, and implementation of expense and capital budget projects.
  • Reviews new and revised product designs to assess impact on manufacturing processes then readies facility and processes for production volumes.
  • Plant layouts, facility rearrangements, and production equipment design, installation and validation.
  • Monitors maintenance activity to ensure machine capability, reliability and durability is maintained.  
  • Continuous process improvement through application of Lean and Six Sigma methodology.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Prompt mitigation of identified safety, quality and productivity issues.

•Research quality problems to identify opportunities for improvement.

•Define how assembly processes should be performed to assemble parts to specification safely and efficiently with input from production personnel.

•Determine process variables which require monitoring to determine if the processes are in control and capable.

•Research capital budget ideas, prepare justification, design/purchase equipment, and coordinate installation.

•Review major product changes and provide input to Design Engineering on manufacturability and develop manufacturing processes.

•Rearrange assembly areas and design new production equipment to accommodate product changes and/or improve process flow.


Engineering degree required  (Mechanical or Manufacturing/Industrial preferred).

•In depth product knowledge highly desirable.

•Ability to manage multiple projects effectively.

•Minimum 5 years related experience.

•Prior background in manufacturing environment.

•Strong PC and CAD skills.

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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