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Paccar Winch Inc. Product Structure Specialist Job in Kirkland, Washington

Product Structure Specialist Job

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Date: May 11, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

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!

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.

Requisition Summary

The Product Structure Specialist works as part of a team responsible for maintaining Kenworth bills of material (BoM) and selection logic integrity and processing Engineering Change Notices (ECNs) to support timely project implementations. The qualified candidate effectively manages multiple work requests and balances competing priorities to complete assigned tasks. This inludes identifing opportunities for continuous improvement in day to day activities.

Here's what you will do in this role:

  • Creates and maintains bills of material (parts lists and work instructions) required to support Kenworth truck production

  • Interprets and translates source document information into bill of material and selection logic to define product configurations and part requirements

  • Communicates with engineers and change control to ensure correct interpretation and implementation of design documentation

  • Supports completion of ECN bill of material and selection updates to support project launch timing and minimize plant rework

  • Investigates identified implementation issues and processes feedback to update bill of material files

  • Supports creation of new sales option code content

  • Communicates issue and/or project status updates to stakeholders in various levels of the PACCAR organization

  • Participates in continuous improvement initiatives

  • Completes other assignments as requested by BOM/Selection group supervisor

    Qualifications & Skills:

  • Associates degree in business, math or technical field required; Bachelor’s degree a plus

  • Excellent attention to detail

  • High level of initiative and demonstrated use of proactive problem-solving approach

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Must be able to work with a diverse set of stakeholders and manage multiple tasks concurrently

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite required; experience with PCMs and CMS-80 desired

  • Lean training a plus

  • Previous automotive and/or manufacturing experience/truck knowledge a plus

    Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • 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.

  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.

  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.

  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.

  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.

    Additional Job Board Information

    PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.