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Global Validation Engineer Job

Date: Jul 22, 2022

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76207-2198 Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

PACCAR’s Zero Emissions department is focused on new technologies such as battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell electric, and advanced vehicle concepts that eliminate harmful emissions in the heavy and medium duty transportation industries. Our mission is to create the world’s best zero emissions products for our customers, and our communities. Our teams are comprised of bright minds, friendly personalities, and we thrive on engaging collaboration that delivers top performing trucks.


The PACCAR Zero Emissions Powertrain department is developing new electrified components to support applications in the global product offerings under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and Leyland brands.  This role will collaborate closely with engineering and test departments to develop a comprehensive risk mitigation plan and ensure it is executed in alignment with the program schedule to support market introduction plans.  The outgoing personality in this role will gather and communicate validation information, coordinate activities across global test facilities and maintain alignment with multiple vehicle integration programs.  This role will also be responsible for reporting progress, participating in problem solving and adapting the validation plan to maintain the project schedule and budget.


This position will reside in either Denton, TX or Kirkland, WA.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Collaborate with engineering, safety and compliance, and testing departments to develop and maintain an accurate DVP&R that mitigates risk and supports powertrain and vehicle program timelines across all truck divisions.
  • Assist program management with validation budget details including test equipment
  • Assure that comprehensive test plans are developed and aligned with powertrain and vehicle programs.
  • Provide written and verbal updates to communicate status, changes, risks/gaps to vehicle program timelines and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Up to 10% travel (domestic and international) 



  • Bachelor’s Degree in engineering required or related technical field.
  • 5 years of product development or related experience required.
  • Prior experience with risk mitigation methods such as DFMEA and DVP&R.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to deliver technical presentations and written reports to diverse audiences.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team to achieve timely objectives.
  • Resourceful with a problem-solving approach and demonstrated passion to deliver top quality results.
  • Prior experience managing data using Excel or similar tools.


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

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