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Embedded Systems Quality Manager 1 Job

Date: Nov 25, 2022

Location: Bellevue, WA, US, 98004 Mississauga, CA, L5N 4J8 Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671 Lewisville, TX, US, 75067 Chillicothe, OH, US, 45601-8829 Sainte-Thérèse, CA, J7E 4K9 Mexicali, BCN, MX, CP 21385 Renton, WA, US, 98057 Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74013 Denton, TX, US, 76207-2198

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 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!



Requisition Summary

The Software Quality Manager is responsible for the application of the PACCAR Software Quality Assurance process across suppliers that develop embedded software.  Roles include participation in supplier selection, conducting assessments, monitoring supplier life cycle metrics, and approving PPAP submissions for product launch.  Additional duties include supporting engineering activities, participating in root cause analyses of supplier defects, and application of ASPICE capability improvement methodologies to supplier processes.  Training will be provided. Available office locations are Seattle WA, Chicago IL, Columbus OH, Columbus MI, Denton TX, Eindhvoen Netherlands.


Division Information

PACCAR Quality is based in Bellevue, Washington with staff distributed across all PACCAR divisions supporting supplier activities, new product launches, and engineering.



Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Collaborate with engineering and suppliers to meet PACCAR Software Quality Assurance requirements
  • Participate in supplier readiness reviews to select new software suppliers
  • Consult with engineering and validation organizations in requirements management and test
  • Participate in design reviews and product readiness reviews
  • Monitor supplier activities and escalate when risk factors to quality are detected
  • Assess suppliers using ASPICE improvement and capability process
  • Evaluate and approve supplier submissions for PPAP and approve software products for launch
  • Participate in continued improvement of the PACCAR Software Quality Assurance process
  • Collaborate with international divisions in the standardization of software quality globally
  • Lead supplier activities in Advanced Quality Planning for embedded software
  • Support production with root cause analysis and problem solving for software related issues
  • Approximately 25% travel



Required Qualifications


  • Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering or Computer Science.  
  • Minimum 3 years applicable experience
  • Experience in embedded systems development or related field
  • Knowledge of software and electronic development processes
  • Knowledge of V-Model and product life cycle principles
  • Strong communications and negotiation skills
  • Ability to operate independently and make decisions in ambiguous situations
  • Experience with industry tools for requirements management, test management, and configuration management


Preferred Qualifications


  • Experience working with suppliers 
  • Familiarity with Controller Area Network (CAN)
  • Experience with Advance Product Quality Planning (APQP)
  • Background in Automotive and/or Manufacturing environment
  • Six Sigma Black or Green belt certification
  • Professional certification from ASQ in CSQE 
  • ASPICE certified Provisional or Competent Assessor
  • Masters degree in business or engineering related field




PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan options
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings account
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more


PACCAR is an eVerify and Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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