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Summer Internship - Safety Job

Date: Nov 17, 2021

Location: Rockford, IL, US, 61102

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 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!


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. 


Requisition Summary


Provide needed support to the Safety Manager and participate in the development and implementation of the department's core activities resulting in maximized organizational performance and efficiencies.  Accountable to assure that a safe and healthy working environment is maintained within the organization.

This position is located at the Midwest Parts Distribution Center in Rockford, Illinois. 


Job Functions / Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:

  • Assists in the implementation and support of plant and corporate safety policies and procedures
  • Assist with warehouse floor inspections
  • Assist with maintaining Safety Metric databases
  • Update the warehouse floor facility map as needed
  •  Update safety procedures as assigned
  • Special projects and additional duties as assigned 




  • Working toward a Bachelor’s Degree in Occupational Safety and Health, Industrial Hygiene, Ergonomics, or closely related discipline at an accredited university or college
  • Junior or senior standing preferred
  • Fundamental knowledge of OSHA regulations
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Proficiency in MS Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Ability to organize and maintain filing systems, electronic and manual 


Work Environment


  • Safety or steel toed shoes
  • Warehouse environment with Cement Floors
  • No wet surfaces

Additional Job Board 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.

Nearest Major Market: Rockford

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