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Paccar | Kirkland, Washington
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Job Description

Kenworth Truck Company

 Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World's Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company's dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks.

Requisition Summary

 Do you have a passion for vehicle design? Do you want to work on industry-leading products that are setting the bar for fuel economy, low greenhouse gas emissions, and exceptional quality? Join a group of high-performing professionals who pride themselves in developing innovative products. Kenworth design engineers focus on product development from conceptualization to implementation on the production floor. See your designs making a difference on the open highway!

Kenworth offers unique career advancement opportunities ranging from engineering design, manufacturing operations, product planning, marketing, and many other business functions. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Design, develop and implement commercial truck trim, storage, seating, and HVAC systems for the interiors group.
  • Utilize Creo Parametric® to create complex assemblies that meet structural, ergonomic, aesthetic, and quality goals.
  • Work through the Product Creation Process utilizing Tollgate to manage projects, report updates and put Six Sigma skills to use regularly.
  • Make use of PACCAR and industry systems to manage implementation of product changes by tracking status of project schedule, budget, and functional requirements. 
  • Work with internal and external organizations to validate the designs.
  • Work closely with multiple PACCAR divisions.
  • Manage multiple priorities and goals simultaneously.
  • Apply creativity to design tasks and propose innovative approaches to standard work.
  • Up to 10% travel.


Qualifications & Skills

  • BSME required; Masters degree in business or engineering and P.E. certificate are preferred
  • Advanced proficiency using Creo Parametric or other CAD solid modeling software required. Proficient with Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing (GD&T) required.
  • 3+ years of engineering experience required; engineering experience with high-volume-manufactured products is preferred
  • Competence in the use of personal computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheets
  • Candidate should be willing to make use of engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems
  • Requires independent judgment and effective project management.
  • Ability to manage costs, time and resources; strong self-motivation.

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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