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Liaison Engineer Job

Date: Nov 20, 2020

Location: Chillicothe, OH, US

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 designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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

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, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.

Requisition Summary

PERFORMS LIAISON ACTIVITIES BETWEEN ENGINEERING AND MANUFACTURING, UNDER GENERAL SUPERVISION.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Coordinates with manufacturing, materials, and production departments to provide timely assistance, drive engineering issues to resolution, and to feedback appropriate information to engineering personnel.  Provides on-the-spot engineering advice for specific design, installation, or production issues encountered in manufacturing.  Document and communicate all changes that are made to the original chassis image; ensures that the final chassis image reflects the correct parts usage. Completes feedback to local resident engineering staff as well as Division Engineering for design errors.  Undertakes special assignments or studies requested by the Liaison Supervisor, Engineering Manager, or Division Engineering. These duties may include, but are not limited to:

  • Provides assistance to Material, Tooling and Production on the implementation of product changes into production. This could include prototyping, coordination and notification.
  • Sound tests, if qualified, using equipment and/or driving.
  • Works with Vendors, Materials, Production, and Quality departments to approve or deny deviations to drawings or specifications.
  • Contacts dealers, through Application Technician, on chassis related items.
  • Assists the Release Department with general information as needed for the release process.
  • Coordinates with local Design Group in the design of new parts or the rework of existing parts.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.
Qualifications

       NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Must have excellent communication skills and be able to relate technical information to plant personnel.  Must be proficient in windows operating system and Microsoft office suite.
  • Must meet physical requirements of the position with or without accommodation.

    DESIRABLE QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Degree in engineering preferred or graduation from high school supplemented by appropriate technical school training.
  • Familiarity with shop practices and knowledge of product and component design capability gained through demonstrated experience in multiple departments with special emphasis on truck systems.
  • Experience in multiple departments with special emphasis on truck systems.
  • Test department experience a plus.
  • Proficient in electrical systems and electrical troubleshooting.
  • CMS80/Reflections/Rhumba/3270 experience preferred
  • CAD/Pro/E or comparable experience

    Candidates for this position will be considered from other PACCAR locations and potentially from outside the company.

    TESTS TO DETERMINE QUALIFICATIONS WILL BE GIVEN TO CANDIDATES

     

Education

DEGREE IN ENGINEERING PREFERRED

Additional Job Board Information

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


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Nearest Secondary Market: Ashland

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