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PACCAR Inc. Design Engineer - Cost Reduction Job in Kirkland, Washington

Design Engineer - Cost ReductionKenworth Division of PACCAR has an immediate opening for a Design Engineer - Cost Reduction to join our team in Kirkland, WA.Company InformationPACCAR 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!Company InformationPACCAR 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!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.RESPONSIBILITIESDesign, develop and implement commercial truck design improvements utilizing a variety of fabrication methods including forming, casting, and injection molding.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/SKILLSBachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering requiredMaster's degree in business or engineering and/or P.E. certificate are preferredProficiency using Creo Parametric or other CAD solid modeling software preferred.2+ years of engineering experience and experience with high-volume-manufactured products Competence in the use of personal computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheets are requiredCandidate should be willing to make use of engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problemsRequires independent judgment and effective project management.Ability to manage costs, time and resources; strong self

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