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3/30/2017
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Vehicle Verification Engineer Job
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!

Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride. Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry
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Requisition Summary

Do you want to help shape the future of Peterbilt?  The Vehicle Verification team has an opportunity for you to use your communication skills and vehicle knowledge to coordinate the development of requirements and bill of material logic for current and future Peterbilt programs. Program targets will be incorporated in the Product Description Book (PDB) which defines what Engineering will deliver for the project.  Bill of Material Logic will ensure that all options and variations are addressed prior to launch.  Finally administering packaging reviews and performing paper pilot reviews will ensure designs and systems are ready for a seamless launch into PACCAR production facilities.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Participate in major engineering projects
  • Coordinate with Product Planning, Manufacturing & PACCAR Parts to understand major program book of wishes
  • Serve as the liaison between stakeholders to define the Vehicle Properties derived from the book of wishes
  • Work closely with all identified Vehicle Property Owners to set project vehicle performance targets (Vehicle Properties)
  • Provide timely definition of design requirements by completing major program Product Description Books (PDB)
  • Support the development of project scope and scope management of major projects
  • Maintain awareness of overall program scope details
  • Work with Marketing to create option codes required by the program
  • Lead bill of material and selection logic creation working directly with associated design groups
  • Document work in the PCMS system where required
  • Champion process improvements for major program bill of material creation and product structure development
  • Learn and review the design and assembly processes for the projects to ensure successful assembly, installation, and manufacture of the program systems, subsystems and components
  • Support and provide feedback during Technical, Concept, Design and Packaging Reviews
  • Host Packaging Reviews for projects and document issues found in Virtual FRACAS
  • Coordinate and guide engineers to complete high quality packaging reviews
  • Develop Paper Pilots to help resolve issues and determine implementation risks

Qualifications

  • Strong organizational and documentation skills with the ability to prioritize work effectively
  • Ability to learn on the fly and adapt to change
  • 3+ years of vehicle experience required, 5+ years preferred
  • Strong Working knowledge of Word, Excel, PCMS, OPS, and COPICS required
  • Interdivisional program coordination including interfacing with DAF, Kenworth, and PTC
  • Knowledge in the use of Six Sigma tools Boundary Diagram and Parameter Diagram
  • Strong overall knowledge of PACCAR vehicles

Education

Bachelor’s degree in Electrical or Mechanical Engineering preferred

Additional Job Board Information

Job grade will be determined based on job skills, knowledge, and experience

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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