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Technical Project Manager - Electrification Job

Date: Dec 1, 2022

Location: Renton, WA, US, 98055

Company: PACCAR

Job Summary
This position is responsible for working with customers to identify and secure incentive funding to purchase chargers for commercial vehicles, with a focus on PACCAR Products. This role will act as the main point of contact between PACCAR Parts and government agencies for incentive funding. Additionally, the qualified candidate will coordinate with Kenworth and Peterbilt regarding customer and dealer investment in zero emissions vehicles, infrastructure and return on investment models that support available subsidies.


Here's what you will do in this role (Technical Project Manager):
•    Communicate, collaborate, and structure proposals based on customer needs
•    Work alongside the PPD Charger Sales Manager to support charger sales leads and quotes
•    Provide Project Management support for charger deliveries and installations
•    Meet proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, approval, and transmittal
•    Review technical drawings and site designs
•    Work with utility companies to overcome project barriers. 
•    Acts as key contact for the customer and an escalation point for project issues. Builds and maintains strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and effectively communicates with them
•    Communicate delays or improvements to scheduled plans promptly to the customer or other stake holders
•    Drive requests and unresolved issues to the designated source for expedient resolution
•    Create and execute project Schedules and work plans, revising as needed, to meet changing client needs and requirements
•    Work with sales/proposals organization to identify risks and mitigation plans
•    Single point of contact for all technical, commercial and quality aspects on assigned project

As additional tasks for this role:
•    Research prospective grant and funding opportunities
•    Act as subject matter expert for PACCAR regarding charger infrastructure funding
•    Support PACCAR Dealers in gathering and formatting information, and obtaining approvals
•    Work closely with government agencies to understand new funding opportunities
•    Maintain and control incentive funding database related to charging and infrastructure
•    Align with Kenworth and Peterbilt Sales teams to provide full coverage for zero emissions vehicles and infrastructure  
•    Obtain approvals by reviewing proposal with key providers and project managers.
•    Communicate opportunities and support PPD EV Charger Sales Managers to EV charger sales


Required Experience and Education:
•    Bachelor’s Degree Required, Master’s preferred.
•    Grant writing certification preferred
•    5 years of experience in grant proposal writing, preferably within manufacturing or automotive industries
•    Strong interpersonal and communication skills, verbally and written
•    Experience with technical documentation
•    Proficient with Microsoft Office including Word, Publisher, and Excel
Why work for PACCAR?
•    Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% company match, AND a company paid Pension Plan with vesting after 5 years of service
•    Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family
•    Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave
•    Tuition Reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service
•    Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
•    Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields
•    Contribute to a work culture with a long and rich history that celebrates innovation, process improvement, diversity of people and thought, and pride in high quality products
Additional 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 18 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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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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