Summer Internship - Distribution Center Supervisor - Renton, WA Job

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Date: Nov 16, 2023

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Summer Internship Program provides an opportunity to learn about PACCAR through a work assignment in Distribution Operations.  Each intern will be integrated into division and department meetings, activities and events to ensure an understanding of PACCAR.  You will have the opportunity to make a meaningful contribution to our dynamic organization, while enhancing your resume.  At the end of your internship, you have the opportunity to present your accomplishments to your fellow interns and senior management.  PACCAR interns have a great deal of visibility within our company.  Don’t miss out on an exciting opportunity!

This internship will be based out of the following PACCAR Parts Distribution Center:

  • Renton, WA

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Assist and support activities related to supervisory duties such as scheduling workloads, assigning job functions and monitoring daily performance of associates.
  • Assist in recommending improvements in production methods, equipment, operating efficiency and safe working conditions. 
  • Assist in building standard work documentation to properly control supervisory procedures.
  • Assist and support in the creation and development of metrics and databases to monitor and improve overall facility performance.
  • Support multiple projects defined to improve safety, quality, and productivity.  
  • Perform miscellaneous project work and hands-on duties as assigned.
  • Travel to other Distribution Centers to support continuous improvement initiatives.
  • Special projects/assignments may include:
    • Multi-location Consolidation & Replenishment Logic
    • Right Sizing Locations & Directed Putaway Logic
    • Inventory Accuracy & Cycle Counting Logic



  • PC literate in MSWord, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate under pressure and possess strong interpersonal skills. Strong group presentation skills. 
  • Able to work in the office or warehouse physical environments as required. Warehouse equipment operation desired. Familiarity with forklift or other equipment a plus.
  • Ability to move, lift or carry up to 70 lbs, withstand heights up to 30 feet, and operate warehouse equipment safely. Ability to reason logically, discriminate fine detail, distant visual and close information. 
  • Knowledge of Distribution Center operations, supervisory, quality and/or inventory control experience is a plus.
  • Six Sigma training in LEAN, DFSS or DMAIC logic is a plus.
  • Ideal candidate is potentially seeking a career in Operations and Supply Chain Management. 
  • Full-time employment in the future could require relocation.



  • Currently enrolled in an undergraduate program or graduate program
  • For undergraduates, Junior or senior standing preferred

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR intern, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Sick Leave 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training, and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field
  • This position may offer relocation assistance benefits.

Wage Scale or Salary Range

The salary range for our intern positions is as follows:

  • Undergraduate Students: $25.00/Hour
  • Graduate Students: $30.00/Hour
  • Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

Other Information

  • PACCAR Parts is an eVerify Employer.
  • PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
  • PACCAR has success with diverse teams of employees working together to achieve excellent results. Having a diverse and inclusive work environment ensures PACCAR has the talent needed to conduct business today and in the future by leveraging different backgrounds, skills, and viewpoints. We believe diversity in the workplace increases innovation, results in better decisions and increases employee engagement.

Division Information

PACCAR Parts is the global provider of aftermarket parts and services to support Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and TRP dealers around the world.  This includes 19 distribution centers globally that support 2,200 dealerships and over 1,000,000 customers.  Aftermarket support includes world class customer centers that deliver industry leading uptime in conjunction with our outstanding supply chain that delivers record levels of inventory availability for dealers and customers. 

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!

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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