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Assistant PDC Manager GD 31/32 Rockford IL Job

Date: Nov 23, 2021

Location: Rockford, IL, US, 61102

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary


GRADE 31 / 32

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!


Job Functions / Responsibilities

Job Summary

The position of Assistant Distribution Center Manager is one of the most dynamic opportunities at PACCAR Parts. Under the general supervision of the PACCAR Parts PDC Manager, you will have the ability to impact the culture and success of an entire operation, including developing new distribution processes, championing new technologies to drive improvements in safety and ergonomics, productivity and quality. In addition you will be working with dealers on creative solutions to increase loyalty and grow sales, and developing future leaders within the PACCAR organization.

LOCATION: Rockford, IL

SHIFT: Second Shift (Occasional flexibility to start early morning or start late morning when required for 3-shift operation coverage needs)



Division Information


PACCAR Parts operates a network of parts distribution centers offering aftermarket support to Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF dealers and customers around the world. Aftermarket support includes customer call centers operating 24 hours a day throughout the year and technologically advanced systems to enhance inventory control and expedite order processing.

PACCAR Parts is a global business with operations in many countries around the world. The ability to communicate in the native language is critical to our success. Do you speak multiple languages? Let us know!

Skills / Competencies


  • Direct all shift warehouse operations in 265,000 square foot facility and assuring the expedient flow of product in/out of the PDC. 
  • Manage one of three shifts and a collaborative team of 100+ employees servicing over 153 Prime Dealers.
  • Lead by example with highest degree of integrity, promote teamwork, and effectively communicate at all levels within the organization.
  • Manage within established cost, productivity, quality, inventory control, customer service, human resource, and safety metrics.
  • Foster a climate of continuous improvement. Understanding and desire to use data and statistical tools to drive operational improvements; strong focus on metrics and culture of accountability.
  • Perform within approved Operating and Capital budgets.
  • Manage outbound freight logistics to ensure high quality at lowest possible cost.
  • Manage assigned staff, including recruiting and selecting employees, providing training and development, evaluating performance, and building a motivated, effective team to ensure that organizational goals for career development, productivity, performance management and employee involvement are met.
  • Prepare, direct, and coordinate reports and information.
  • Participate in special assignments/projects; available for travel and/or U. S. relocation.
  • Develop a positive relationship with the customer (dealers), maintain market knowledge of PDC region dealers, supply base, and competitors.




  • Bachelor degree required; Master's Degree preferred. Demonstrated abilities in leadership, problem solving, and change management.
  • Minimum 5 years of leadership and supervision with PACCAR or other business experience.
  • Demonstrated abilities in leadership, problem solving, and change management.
  • Proven communication and management skills in a fast paced environment.
  • Ability to manage technical projects, like radio frequency and voice picking within the distribution environment.
  • Distribution, logistics, manufacturing, quality, supply chain or inventory control experience.
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish, French or Portuguese is a plus.
  • Intermediate to advanced PC skills: MSWord, MSExcel, MSPowerPoint.
  • Willing to relocate in near future required (continental U.S.)
  • Proven group presentation skills; communication skills.
  • Six Sigma Trained: Green Belt or Black Belt preferred.



Required: College or University Bachelor Degree

Preferred: MBA or Master's Degree

Additional Job Board Information

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

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit:

Nearest Major Market: Rockford

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