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Summer Intern - Material Planning 1 Job

Date: Apr 20, 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


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

The Material Planning intern will work with the Materials team and other groups around the factory. Functions will include vacation coverage, leading Continuous Improvement activities, creating training material, development of SharePoint sites for Material Control, and working special projects.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Vacation Coverage.
  • Leading continuous improvement activities
  • Creating training material
  • Development of Sharepoint sites for Material Control
  • Working on various special projects

Skills / Competencies

We are looking for students currently enrolled in a degree program for Engineering, Operations, Business or a related field.

Excellent candidates will possess:

  • Ability to multi-task, adapt in our environment and change priorities quickly if assembly needs dictate.
  • Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and functions;
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple priorities effectively in a fast-paced environment;
  • Analytical and problem solving skills;
  • Outstanding oral and written communication skills;
  • Demonstrated ability to work with computer systems and effectively leverage spreadsheet and database technologies;
  • Proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision;

Knowledge of and ability to successfully apply Six Sigma tools and methodology 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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