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Paccar | Denton, Texas
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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 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!

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Requisition Summary

This position is responsible for actively supporting the development of detailed exterior and interior sight models in clay and a variety of other materials to demonstrate new product concepts.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Flexibility to work with multiple mediums to develop 3D models from form core to hard painted models.
  • Fabricate armatures for verification model development.
  • Verify or position points and sections from a clay model using a CMM.
  • Free form clay model sculpting for concept model development.
  • Develop scale and full size exterior and interior sight models for styling evaluation.
  • Manual surface cleanup of clay verification models.
  • Preparation of clay and rigid sight models to represent a production intent appearance.
  • Display the ability to rapidly respond to model or package revision request from engineering and industrial design staff.
  • Ability to lead projects with the different disciplines within the department and company.
  • Able to manage yourself and projects with little or no supervision.
  • Takes opportunity to mentor less inexperienced modelers.
  • Fast and accurate sketch modeling.
  • Proficient in the different methods of welding, MIG, TIG, Arc and gas.
  • Fabricate master patterns for mold making and production castings
  • Demonstrate mold making techniques, and efficient casting processes.

Skills / Competencies

Clay Modeling surface development experience, ability to read engineering prints, experience in recording points and sections from sight models, handles multiple tasks, takes initiative (pro-active), team player, problem solver, professional and effective communication skills (written and verbal). Excellent interpersonal skills. Strong ability to work effectively with co-workers. Minimum of eight years’ experience with clay modeling. Makes decisions in a timely manner, sometimes with incomplete information and under tight deadlines and pressure; able to make a quick decision. Has the functional and technical knowledge and skills to do the job at a high level of accomplishment. Uses his/her time effectively and efficiently; values time; concentrates his/her efforts on the more important priorities; gets more done in less time than others; can attend to a broader range of activities.

Additional Job Board Information

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

About Paccar

PACCAR Inc, operates through two segments: design, manufacture and distribution of light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks and related aftermarket distribution of parts, and finance and leasing services provided to customers and dealers. The Company's finance and leasing activities are principally related to Company products and associated equipment. Other manufactured products include industrial winches. The Company and its subsidiaries design and manufacture heavy-duty diesel trucks, which are marketed under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. The Truck and Other businesses include a division of the Company, which manufactures industrial winches in two United States plants and markets them under the Braden, Carco, and Gearmatic nameplates. In North America, Australia and 16 European countries, the Company provides financing and leasing arrangements, principally for its manufactured trucks, through wholly owned finance companies operating under the PACCAR Financial trade name. (Source: 10-K)

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