Freightliner LLC has appointed Bob Pacillas manager of its Gastonia, NC, Parts Manufacturing Plant, effective immediately.

In his new position, Pacillas will be responsible for all Gastonia plant operations including production, quality, materials, facilities engineering, human resources and maintenance. He reports to Sung Lee, gm of manufacturing operations for Freightliner LLC.

Pacillas was most recently serving as director of production at the company's Cleveland, NC, Truck Manufacturing Plant, which builds Freightliner-brand heavy-duty trucks.