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Project Manager Job



Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

Program Manager will be responsible for leading the technical project management of powertrain projects to ensure compliance with all Division and Corporate standards and on-time implementation of each project.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead Powertrain projects at the PACCAR Technical Center.
  • Maintain open and clear communication among all stakeholders including PACCAR divisions, key suppliers, and development partners.
  • Coordinate with other PMs, across the powertrain and vehicle programs, to achieve consistent execution of projects.
  • Manage risk across the entire project life cycle.
  • Proactively manage change in project scope, identify potential problems, and devise contingency plans.
  • Develop and deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation, and presentations for regular internal and external review meetings.
  • Oversee the internal financial reporting process to ensure consistency of reporting across all assigned projects.
  • Develop project plans and associated communications documents in accordance with the approved processes and compliant with PACCAR Policies.
  • Responsible for resolving, communicating, and prioritizing program issues in a timely manner.
  • Create, track, and communicate program schedules, deliverables, and budgets.
  • Approves corrective actions for project non-performance or escalates through the Management chain when the non-performance is due to external factors.


Required Qualifications

  • Eight years of experience in program management preferred.
  • Five years of heavy duty diesel engine design or manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Able to communicate effectively across functional boundaries, as well as up and down the leadership chain.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment and manage multiple priorities.
  • Must be organized and self-motivated, identifying and proactively addressing opportunities for program improvement.
  • Able to effectively evaluate proposals using sound judgment and present recommendations.
  • Demonstrated ability to adapt to new environments and achieve objectives.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills a must.
  • Six Sigma experience a plus.
  • Must be willing to travel.

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!

Division Information

For nearly 125 years, PACCAR has been on the leading edge of commercial transportation technology. PACCAR Powertrain is the newest business unit formed to take the industry in a direction meeting the needs of the 21st century. From axles and transmissions, to low-emission diesel, to alternative fuels, to hydrogen technologies and battery electric power, PACCAR Powertrain is leading the industry through this century and into a cleaner, greener, and more power-efficient future.

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.

PACCAR Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

401k with up to a 5% company match
Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
Comprehensive paid time off – Minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
Tuition reimbursement for continued education
Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA)
Paid short-and long-term disability program
Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability and E-Verify Employer. At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Project Manager is $93,000 - $145,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.