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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

The Mechanical Engineer will be responsible for engineering investigation, research and analysis of engine and aftertreatment warranty issues.  Duties involve root cause analysis, problem definition, problem resolution and reporting of work to upper management. Warranty projects may include engine /aftertreatment diagnostic revisions, component redesign, factory process improvements and service tool enhancements. This position is based at Peterbilt Division Headquarters in Denton, Texas. The Mechanical Engineer will collaborate with suppliers and other divisions within PACCAR: DAF, Kenworth and the PACCAR Engine Company.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

• Coordinates design efforts with other engineering groups and departments within PACCAR.
• Assigns, approves, performs or delegates designs as appropriate.
• Analyzes data from warranty claims to support future designs.
• Utilizes pro-engineer as a design tool.
• Initiates and implements designs of a complex nature.
• Prepares engineering activity status reports and other detailed reporting as directed.
• Identifies, prioritizes and coordinates resolutions of production, production control and Quality Assurance issues as appropriate.
• Performs calculations, design analysis, testing evaluation and implementation necessary for successful product implementation.
• Travel may be required.


Skills / Competencies

• Knowledge of and/or experience in heavy truck assembly, heavy truck components and systems is preferred.
• Previous Design experience of parts and assemblies will be given preference.
• Knowledge of engine and after treatment functions is preferred.
• Knowledge of diagnostic trouble codes is preferred.
• Proficiency with PowerPoint and good presentation skills.
• Proficiency with Excel.

• Ability to learn on the fly and adapt to change.


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related degree is required. New graduates through experienced engineers are encouraged to apply-level will be determined by related experience and education.

Additional Job Board Information

Job grade: 23/24/25/31


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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