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Project Engineering Intern Fall 2023 Job

Date: Mar 9, 2023

Location: Columbus, MS, US, 39701

Company: PACCAR

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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:

  • Prototype and design mechanical or process solutions to resolve novel manufacturing issues related to new product launch
  • Design and document manufacturing processes for new product: SOPs, PFMEAs, control plans, layout studies, cycle time analyses, financial analyses
  • Review new product design concepts, 3D models, and drawings for manufacturability       
  • Implement process changes on time and in budget for new product launch

Qualifications & Skills


  • Actively Enrolled in a B.S. Degree in Engineering (Prefer Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing)
  • Proven problem-solving skills
  • Excellent technical, verbal, and written communication skills
  • Proven ability to work in a self-directed environment
  • Ability to work within deadlines to achieve goals


  • Experience with 3D CAD Software
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Products
  • Previous internship or applicable experience in an engineering or automotive opportunity

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

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


As a U.S. PACCAR intern, you have a full range of benefit options including:

 • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match

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

• Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)

 • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

• EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

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

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

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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