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Date: Jan 20, 2019

Location: Columbus, MS, 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 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!



PACCAR Engine Company in Columbus, Mississippi produces the best-in-class, state-of-the-art MX engines that power Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR MX engines bring a new level of innovation through quality, exceptional reliability, and proven performance. In more than 50 years, PACCAR has delivered over one million engines globally, providing innovative solutions and an unwavering commitment to superior performance. Join our best-in-class team today through the following opportunity:


Requisition Summary

Works with Product Engineering at the PACCAR Technical Center, DAF, and the PACCAR Engine Company to analyze data relating to engine performance and trends.  Uses this data to make modifications to test equipment to insure product is compliant to set limits.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Creates efficient test practices that adheres to a dynamic development environment
  • Recommends and implements improved testing strategies
  • Develops and Maintains area Standard Work and provides technical guidance and training to shop personnel
  • Documents Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) for the test area and insures that a safe work environment is maintained
  • Analyzes and interprets test results and works in a cross functional team to develop to address required improvements
  • Works with production associates to maintain a high level of up-time from test equipment and leads efforts to solve problems to improve First Time Yield
  • Drives upgrade projects to enhance system performance for improved measurement and increase throughput
  • Supports design of new test fixtures and protocols for new engine products.
  • Schedules, analyzes, and reports compliance testing ensuring performance to design
  • Provides technical guidance in support of Engine Diagnostics and Test Cell required Maintenance


Qualifications & Skills


  • BS degree in mechanical engineering, electrical engineering, or equivalent experience required.
  • Two (2) to three (3) years’ experience with engine testing hardware and software required.
  • Demonstrated knowledge/experience with diesel engine maintenance, design, and test required.
  • Understand of electrical, mechanical, and hydraulic systems required.
  • Understanding of instrumentation techniques for test systems (temperature, flow, torque, and pressure sensors) required.
  • Requires project management skills.
  • Ability to write Excel VBA macros/scripts for programming test cells required.
  • Technical writing skills desired.
  • Design/drafting utilizing 3-D CAD solid modeling tools (Pro/Engineer preferred) a plus.
  • A desire to engage in hands-on work when assisting in installation or diagnoses of test equipment.
  • Experience with MS Office suite needed.

Additional PACCAR Website Information

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

Additional Internal Information

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

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

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

Additional Agency Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

Job Segment: Hydraulics, Industrial, Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Engineering, Manufacturing

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