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Fuel Economy Engineer (SG 25/31) Job

Date: Jul 30, 2022

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

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!


Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

Requisition Summary

Seeking energetic, independent engineer with interest in creating, defining, and launching the next generation of industry-leading trucks.  Primary responsibility will be providing subject matter expert guidance to the PACCAR organization through the position of a Vehicle Performance Engineer with focus on Fuel Economy.

Job Description

The Fuel Economy Engineer will be responsible for activities related to Fuel Economy, Energy Efficiency, and Drivability Property Ownership at Peterbilt Motors in Denton, Texas. Duties include baselining current products, benchmarking competitive products, conducting research and development for product improvements, providing engineering assistance and program support, and other duties supporting various aspects of Vehicle Properties and Performance.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Collect, analyze, and report on product performance
  • Direct and/or conduct research, concept development, and evaluations
  • Support definition of new products and support throughout the development process
  • Develop and follow through on product validation plans and reports
  • Track and report on status of achieving program targets
  • Advocate for product improvements utilizing various methods
  • Develop, utilize, and maintain test methods, procedures, and equipment as necessary

Qualifications & Skills

  • BS in Engineering or related field required
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Proficiency in data analysis and reporting using Excel, MiniTab, or Tableau required
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-A) or strong desire to obtain required
  • Strength in handling multiple tasks and projects required
  • Test and data analysis background or strong desire preferred
  • MatLab and/or LabView programming experience preferred
  • Excel VBA and pivot table experience preferred
  • Six Sigma experience preferred
  • PTC Creo design experience preferred

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, Peterbilt Black Organization for Leadership and Development (B.O.L.D) and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).

Why work for PACCAR/Peterbilt?

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 plan options
  • Flexible spending accounts and a health savings account
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

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