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Summer Internship - Distribution Center Supervisor (Rockford, IL) 1 Job

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Date: Mar 17, 2019

Location: Rockford, IL, 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 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!



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. 

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!
The position will be located in Rockford, IL.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Work with Leadership team to improve productivity, quality and safety in the facility. Develop spreadsheets or tools to assist supervisors to reduce lost time and unmeasured work. Assist with Six Sigma projects to gain a solid understanding of the continuous improvement process. Assist supervisors with planning, scheduling and managing daily labor requirements in the department.

Special projects/assignments include: Analyze the UPS packing job function to reduce SEP and UPS claims in the facility. Analyze the sheet metal packing station to find alternatives to stock, pack and ship this material to reduce claims and customer dissatisfaction.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Currently enrolled, returning or recent college graduate in operations or supply chain management-related field preferred.
  • PC literate in MSWord, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.
  • Ability to perform and communicate professionally under pressure.
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively communicate under pressure and possess strong interpersonal skills. Strong group presentation skills. 
  • Knowledge of Distribution Center operations, practices and procedures aquired by two (2) or more years of progressive complex distribution center, administrative, supervisory, quality and/or inventory control experience. 
  • Six Sigma trained: Lean Belt, Green Belt or Black Belt. exposure or knowledge a plus.
  • Able to work in the office or warehouse physical environments as required. Occassional warehouse equipment operation desired. 
  • 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. Ability to work long hours with periodically physically demanding work.       


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: Rockford

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