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Date: May 2, 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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!

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

This intern position will provide support to the Kenworth Renton Operations team.  The operations intern reports to the Assistant Production Manager.  As a member of our operations team the successful candidate will learn about the manufacturing of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks.  The successful candidate will interact with the various departments that support production in this manufacturing environment. 


Job Functions / Responsibilities 

  • Coordinate follow up and integration of activities between plant operations and support teams
  • Participate in plant Production System continuous improvement activities using Six Sigma and/or Lean methodologies in order to improve built-in-quality
  • Assist in process, quality and environmental audits
  • Perform data research activities and provide analysis and summaries of findings
  • Support vacation coverage as needed for Assistant Production Managers


Qualifications & Skills

We are looking for students currently enrolled in a degree program for Engineering, Operations, Business or a related field.
Excellent candidates will possess:
• Strong interpersonal skills including the ability to work effectively with a wide variety of people and functions;
• Able to work collaboratively to complete projects;
• 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

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Operations Manager, Part Time, Seasonal, Intern, Operations, Retail, Entry Level

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