Benchmarking Manager JobPACCAR, Inc. - Bellevue, WA
May 14, 2018
Bellevue, WA, US
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!
The North American Benchmarking Manager has responsibility for PACCAR’s North American Benchmarking Program, located in Renton, WA, which provides competitive data and technical evaluation for achieving excellence in product quality and cost structure.
Job Functions / Responsibilities
Identifies, prioritizes and executes benchmarking projects to achieve quality and cost targets.
Collaborates with Product Planning, Product Development, Production Engineering, Quality and Purchasing on projects.
Establishes good working relationships with peers at PACCAR entities that use (or could use) Benchmarking services.
Creates and communicates the group vision, mission and roadmap.
Coordinates with other global benchmarking entities to prioritize projects and allocate resources to meet PACCAR goals.
Develops and maintains metrics and reporting tools for management.
Develops an operating and capital budget; monitors compliance with budget; and requests approval of variances from budget prior to occurrence.
Sets and reviews standards of job performance to assure continual improvement; counsels staff members to attain job standards; develops staff members to exceed job expectations.
Qualifications & Skills
Demonstrated leadership capabilities and proven project management experience.
Ability to handle multiple priorities and work well under pressure, while meeting deadlines.
Excellent analytical skills, including demonstrated experience with Materials Cost Excellence, Six Sigma and Product Development methodologies.
Sound technical knowledge of a wide range of manufacturing processes commonly used in the automotive and commercial vehicle industry and its related suppliers.
Excellent Verbal/Written Communication and Interpersonal Skills.
Ability to effectively supervise group engineers and technicians.
Bachelor’s Degree required: preferably in Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Automotive Engineering or equivalent, with 6-8 years of relevant automotive or commercial truck experience required.
Additional Job Board Information
PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.
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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. The company also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.
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