More accolades for PACCAR Australia in 2018

Employer of the Year award win for Aussie truck manufacturer

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Fresh from turning the key on the first DAF Truck manufactured in Australia, PACCAR has just been announced as a category winner at the Victorian Training Awards.

PACCAR builds Kenworth and DAF Trucks in Australia and recently took home a Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Award.

Now the business is the winner of the 2018 Employer of the Year accolade in the Victorian Training Awards.

But this isn’t a first for PACCAR, they’ve won the title twice before.

The annual award recognises businesses who train their employees up for a formal qualification or statement of attainment issued by a registered training provider.

Tom Cooper (pictured above right with Victoria’s Industry and Employment Minster, Ben Carroll) is the Operations Director at PACCAR Australia.

He says it is a real honour being recognised in this way.

“This award provides important recognition of PACCAR Australia’s amazing, wonderful and truly valued employees, suppliers and dealers who continue to provide that little bit extra every day to ensure our customers receive the best product we can produce.”

“It’s gratifying to be regarded as an exemplary employer.

“We attract highly talented people and also provide our staff with the necessary tools, training and development to excel.”

While Victoria’s Minister for Industry and Employment, Ben Carroll also congratulated the truck manufacturer, describing PACCAR Australia as “one of Victoria’s great manufacturing success stories.”

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