Resident Engineer - Software (SG 25)

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Date: Jul 8, 2024

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's $400 million engine manufacturing and technology facility is located in Columbus, Mississippi.  The engines produced at the Mississippi plant are PACCAR Engine Company's most fuel-efficient and highest-technology diesel engines.  PACCAR Engine Company is excited about this superb site and the opportunities it provides to PACCAR Engine Company, our customers, dealers, supplier partners and the people of the State of Mississippi.

Requisition Summary

Work with DAF Product Development, PACCAR Technical Center, and the PACCAR Engine Company to evaluate software changes, coordinate software testing, and provide feedback to global development team. Will also be responsible for coordinating software implementation related to new product launch and warranty support.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Evaluation of software changes and the impact to the production process
  • Coordinates testing of new engine software through all aspects of production
  • Validation of new software operation during engine calibration
  • Work with global development team to provide timely feedback of software release testing
  • Lead activities related to software implementation for new product launch
  • Provide production support with evaluation of ECU and electrical sensor/actuator issues
  • Support Product Development and Field Service to resolve production based concerns

Qualifications & Skills

  •  BS degree in mechanical, electrical, or equivalent engineering experience required
  • Three (3)  plus years relevant work experience
  •  Self-directed, excellent analysis and engineering judgment
  •  Organized and disciplined with ability to manage personal workload
  •  Willingness and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands
  •  Understanding of engine software control/communication systems and architecture
  •  Experience in engine test environment preferred

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.

Nearest Major Market: Columbus Mississippi

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