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Coating and Materials Approvals Specialist/Engineer Job
Paccar | Mount Vernon, Washington
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Job Description

Requisition Summary

The highly qualified and motivated Coating and Materials Approvals Specialist/Engineer will focus on maintaining supplier paint approvals for PACCAR product and will work at the PACCAR Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Washington. We are looking for an ambitious, detail-oriented individual who will thrive in a dynamic testing and evaluation environment.

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

The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Process coating approvals
  • Complete materials tests and document findings
  • Troubleshoot paint system issues
  • Maintain approved laboratory relationships
  • Support PACCAR standards development

Qualifications

  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Self-directed, excellent analysis and technical judgement skills required
  • Ability to explain complex technical concepts to non-technically minded people
  • Ability to build constructive relationships with suppliers and supplier quality managers
  • Hands-on experience with laboratory tests for paint
  • Quality or supplier quality background
  • Strong PC skills – Microsoft applications
  • Basic statistics
  • Proactively addresses process issues and continuous improvement opportunities
  • Ability to travel 10% of the time

Education

Associates degree required. Bachelor’s degree in appropriate engineering field preferred

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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