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Paccar | Auburn, Washington
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Job Description

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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

Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in Algona, WA.  Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts service parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA and Louisville, KY, and will be opening a third facility in McKinney, TX in 2017.

Requisition Summary

An internship at Dynacraft, A PACCAR Company provides students with an opportunity to gain real world experience through a work assignment in the design engineering department. As an engineering intern, you will provide support to our design engineers while expanding your engineering skillset through projects and assignments. You will also have the chance to network with other interns and managers at other PACCAR divisions through attending various events held over the course of your internship. Don't miss out on an exciting opportunity!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the design engineering team.
  • Utilize Pro/Engineer to design and evaluate proposals.
  • Create models and release drawings.
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities.
  • Determine root cause and drive corrective actions.
  • Perform testing and record results.
  • Contact suppliers for pricing & part information and follow up on progress of existing quotes.
  • Become familiar with Dynacraft's manufacturing processes.
  • Create supporting documentation for current projects and organize files.

Qualifications & Skills

  • Automotive experience/interest is desired.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Experience with or interest in six sigma tools a plus.
  • Ability to multi-task.
  • Resourceful and a self-starter.
  • Strong professionalism.
  • Sense of urgency.


  • Must be currently enrolled in a Mechanical Engineering program and must have completed at least two years of college towards their degree.
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0 or better required.

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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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