Program Manager 1 Job

Paccar Kirkland , WA 98034

Posted 5 months ago

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Provide leadership in the use of project management tools and Division PMO processes and procedures, empower decision-making, convey urgency and drive project activities, act as a contributor to the PMO, establish vision and expectations for projects and programs.

  • Establish the plan for the coordination of intra- and inter-division program activities to deliver assigned program(s) per the project or program budget, schedule, quality and performance (CTQP) goals to maximize results.

  • Communicates project or program vision, and collaboratively engages with team to motivate them for success.

  • Maintain assigned programs in appropriate Tollgate phase

  • Assigns, or delegates, responsibilities for schedule, resource, goal and performance. Empowers team members to achieve project goals.

  • Champions the use of the Design for Six Sigma tools and processes in order to facilitate design making, assess risks, and insure quality results.

  • Build trust with project team and other stakeholders through respect and trust. Lead via accountability and commitment.

  • Understands the power of change, and seeks new or modified processes and approaches to stimulate improvement.

  • Lead department-wide continuous improvement activities

  • Provides supervision to other project or program managers

  • Travel up to 15%

Skills / Competencies


  • Bachelor's degree required; advanced degree preferred.

  • PMP or PgMP Certification Preferred. If candidate does not currently have a certification, they must be willing to earn one within 12 months of satisfying the experience requirements for the certification.

  • Technical aptitude and ability to succinctly communicate complicated topics.

  • Min. 5 to 10 yrs. experience with increasing responsibility in project development with demonstrated leadership success.

  • Effectively manage multiple tasks, take initiative, strong team player and problem-solver.

  • Professional and effective communication skills with working team members through PACCAR executive leadership.

  • Excellent interpersonal skills.

  • Previous experience managing projects to a stage gate process required, Kenworth / Peterbilt Tollgate process preferred.

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Project and Office Suite preferred.

  • Project management experience strongly preferred.

  • Able to act as the primary PACCAR representative with external entities.

  • Experience working with the production teams desired.

  • Participate in negotiations with external entities such as other PACCAR divisions and suppliers.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle

Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Program Manager, Engineer, Manager, Project Manager, Six Sigma, Management, Engineering, Technology

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