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Paccar | Kirkland, Washington
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Job Description

Kenworth Truck Company's mission is to engineer, manufacture, and market "THE WORLD'S BEST" trucks and services.  We will accomplish our mission through commitment to employee development, agile business processes, and unsurpassed customer satisfaction. 

We will accomplish our mission within the framework of the following core values:

  •  Our People - Encourage a culture that values and empowers employees through open communication, integrity and teamwork.  Provide a safe environment for employees to work and grow.
  •  Our Product - Lead the industry in technologically advanced products and services while maintaining the Kenworth reputation as a custom, high quality, premium value vehicle.
  •  Our Business - Operate according to sound business principles, guided by strong ethics to achieve profit and performance goals. Enhance Kenworth's reputation as a leader within the industry and in our communities.
  •  Our Customers  - Enable the success of dealers and customers by understanding their unique requirements and by providing reliable, innovative custom products and services.
  •  Our Partners - Create an environment that encourages cooperation between PACCAR divisions to capitalize on individual strengths while maintaining brand identity.  Foster supplier relationships to ensure mutual value and success. 


Job Functions / Responsibilities

The Engine Integration team is looking for a collaborative and driven engineer to join our team, focused on product development. Our projects range from 1-4+ years, typically centered on new model introductions and major emissions updates. Our team provides designs to complete the engine installation into Kenworth and Peterbilt Class 3-8 product with direct impact on performance, packaging, service and reliability. PACCAR engineers have a high level of responsibility to develop concepts, influence direction with thorough analysis and communicate with various departments to build consensus.

  • Through our product creation process, you will have a significant voice in the direction of our product and participate in a full product lifecycle.
  • You will get the opportunity to explore, innovate, have freedom to generate ideas and follow-through with a final product.
  • To launch a successful product, you will gather input from product planning teams and customers to interpret product needs, quantify attributes, sell your concept to Sr. Engineering and Management staff, collaborate with suppliers and purchasing to identify sources, assess risks, develop test plans, manage development timelines, support pilot builds and  execute bill of material (BOM) documentation.
  • In this role, you will need to collaborate with other team members, departments and major divisions of PACCAR to successfully develop and implement new designs that help maintain PACCAR's reputation for industry leading products and services.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Required - BSME and 4+ years of industry-related background in the design and specification of automotive components
  • Preferred - Master's degree and Professional Engineering License.
  • Required - Prior experience in product development and new product implementation.
  • Required - Ability to perform and/or lead development efforts, coach others on design techniques.
  • Required - Advanced proficiency using Pro Engineer or other solids modeling software.
  • Required - Willingness to grow personally and professionally, ready to learn and make use of new engineering processes and techniques. Be resourceful in solving complex technical problems.
  • Required - Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Required - Demonstrated ability to work with a team to achieve timely objectives.
  • Preferred - Experience with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) methodology.
  • Required - Competency in the use of personal computer software including word processing, spreadsheets, database operations and project management tools.

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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