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Paccar | Mount Vernon, Washington
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Job Description

Requisition Summary

PACCAR, global manufacturer of heavy-duty transportation equipment, including Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks, seeks a New Product Engineerat their Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Washington

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!

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

  • Identify, analyze, define, and communicate service issues for solution development
  • Act as a technical liaison between the PACCAR field organization and Product Development, Quality, and Manufacturing organizations
  • Support root cause identification through in-depth data analysis and tests
  • Track and communicate solution development and implementation
  • Support solution validation planning and execution
  • Provide technical guidance to field service personnel
  • Provide advanced troubleshooting for engine and aftertreatment systems
  • Consult with subject matter experts to establish detailed information needed for problem resolution
  • Provide direction and technical guidance to field service personnel
  • Leverage outside resources and work cross functionally with other groups to solve customer engine and aftertreatment system issues as they arise
  • Effectively communicate with dealers, field service, as well as other system experts within the organization
  • Provide on-site customer support as required


  • 2-6 years relevant work experience in heavy duty diesel engine design, testing or field service
  • Understanding of diesel engine and aftertreatment design and operation
  • Proven advanced engine and exhaust aftertreatment troubleshooting skills
  • Self-directed, excellent analysis skills and engineering judgment required
  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively
  • Excellent customer interaction and communication skills
  • Strong customer service and negotiation skills
  • Understanding of problem solving process and six-sigma tools


Bachelor’s degree in appropriate technical field preferred

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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