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Paccar Winch Inc. Engine Installation Engineer Job in Kirkland, Washington

Engine Installation Engineer Job

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Date: Nov 22, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

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!

Kenworth Truck Company

Do you have a passion for vehicle design and engine installations? Do you want to work on industry-leading products that are setting the bar for fuel economy, low greenhouse gas emissions, and 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 and beyond. See your designs making a difference on the open road!

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. As an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions, Kenworth is dedicated to optimizing vehicle aerodynamics and internal combustion engine and aftertreatment systems. Kenworth is pushing the technology envelope with the introduction of battery electric vehicles, exploration of fuel cell electric vehicles, and autonomous driving systems.

Requisition Summary

The Kenworth Engine Integration department is seeking engineers that will be responsible for implementing new engine installation designs and responding to requests from manufacturing, service, and other key customers. Ideal candidates will have a demonstrated technical background in automotive and/or commercial vehicle development projects.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Participate in the design and development of medium and heavy-duty commercial vehicle engine installations for PACCAR’s entire North American internal combustion engine product portfolio.

  • Support or lead projects from inception through completion.

  • Work within a phase-gate product creation process to manage projects, measure progress, and govern use of Six Sigma tools and deliverables.

  • Utilize Parametric Technologies Creo to create 3D models and release drawings of optimized parts, routings, and assemblies of complex designs.

  • Initiate change notices to bring your designs into production reality.

  • Be accountable for all aspects of designs including budget, costs, schedule, and quality.

  • Work with the PACCAR Technical Center to validate the designs.

  • Utilize quality tools (e.g. Design for Six Sigma) and follow design best practices.

  • Understand, measure, and perform to engineering operational metrics.

  • Understand and support regulation changes, production support, field service, and customer option approval requests .

    Qualifications

  • BSME or equivalent engineering degree required; relevant Masters degree and PE license preferred.

  • 2+ years of design experience; automotive or commercial vehicle experience preferred.

  • Overall product knowledge required; engine and related systems experience is preferred.

  • Experience with 3D CAD part modeling, assembly modeling, and drawing release required.

  • Willing to make use of engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems.

  • Familiarity with project management methods and tools, PMP certification or other project management training desired.

  • PACCAR/manufacturing plant experience desired.

  • Competence in the use of personal computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheets.

  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment, and manage multiple priorities.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and ability to effectively communicate up, down, and across organizations.

  • Recognizes and demonstrates the importance of diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace.

  • Ability to travel, domestically and internationally, up to 10%. Typical trips include support project truck builds at PACCAR manufacturing plants, collaborate with other PACCAR locations, visit supplier partners, and customer visits.

    Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.

  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields.

  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks

  • Medical, dental and vision insurance plans for you and your family.

  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays and sick leave.

  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company paid pension plan after 5 years.

  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.

    Additional Job Board Information

    PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment

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