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Posted:
2/8/2017
Job Category:
Engineering
Benchmarking Specialist - G24/25 - Renton, WA Job
Paccar | Renton, Washington
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Job Description

Requisition Summary

Performs testing to identify strengths and weakness of PACCAR and competitor vehicles, systems and components. Works on wide range of systems to support design efficiency and cost reduction projects with Engineering, Purchasing and Manufacturing. Requires independent judgment and creativity, under minimal supervision to plan projects; procure test articles; disassemble, photograph, measure and document components. This is a hands-on assignment.

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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!
 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

• Disassembles and documents vehicle systems for benchmarking. Adheres to project schedules and ensures proper set-up to meet project objectives. Designs and fabricates fixtures required to meet project needs.   Assists in part procurement. Collects and analyzes data. Write project reports.
• Organizes components on layout boards for product reviews and cross-functional idea generation workshops. Ensures proper vehicle system and component organization, photographs and labels components for evaluation and retrieval of hardware for comparative purposes. Maintains organized workshop area and project documentation, including the component database and photographs.
• Collaborate with departments of Product Development, Product Planning, Purchasing, Quality, and Production organizations to achieve cost reduction and quality improvement targets.
• Perform cost analysis of components and systems during benchmarking, competitive product teardowns and new product development initiatives.
• Follows established safety policies and remains alert for possible safety hazards in own work as well as in work of others. Maintains highly organized lab, workshop and storage areas.
 

Skills / Competencies

Required:

• Bachelor’s degree in technical field
• Minimum of 3-5 years of related experience
• Excellent technical, communication, and interpersonal skills
• Well organized and accurate with detailed work
• Strong team oriented behavior
• Proficient with Microsoft Office; database experience a plus
• Knowledge of mechanical and electrical systems. Ability to work with manufacturers’ drawings and specifications. Ability to use appropriate shop equipment and hand/power tools.
• Ability to manage personal workload to meet project deadlines. Willingness, flexibility and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands.
• Ability to occasionally move and/or lift up to 50 lbs,
• Must be comfortable working in a warehouse/shop environment
• Willingness to travel up to 15%
 

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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