Project Engineer SG 31 Job

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

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:

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead and participate in multiple simultaneous engineering efforts for new product development projects
  • Review new product design concepts, 3D models, and drawings for manufacturability       
  • Create and maintain project schedules and budgets for new product introduction to PEC
  • Design and document CNC machining processes for new product: SOPs, PFMEAs, control plans, layout studies, cycle time analyses, financial analyses
  • Specify and procure new tools, equipment, packaging, and other resources prior to new product launch
  • Lead preparation and implementation of equipment commissioning and new product trial builds    
  • Implement process changes on time and in budget for new product launch
  • Three (3) – Five (5) years engineering experience in production environment
  • Identifies training needs and facilitates training
  • Leads projects, major scope, develop and delegates to team 


Qualifications & Skills


  • B.S. Degree in Engineering (Prefer Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing)
  • Seven (7) years of engineering experience
  • Experience with Visual Management/Project Management Tools
  • Experience in complex machining, assembly or project engineering assignments
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Excellent technical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a self-directed environment
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully lead and influence others
  • Ability to work within deadlines to achieve goals



  • Knowledge of Lean and Six Sigma methodologies
  • Experience in a simultaneous engineering-style project environment
  • Professional Certification 

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


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 plans options for you and your family options.
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings accounts (HSA).
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%.
  • A fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement.
  • Tuition reimbursement program.
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs.
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance.
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more.
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time.


General Description of any Other Compensation


         •     This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.

         •     This position offers relocation assistance benefits.



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

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