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Liaison Engineer- Evening Shift (SG 23/24/25) Job

Date: Aug 3, 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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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!

Division Information

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.

This position is based at Peterbilt’s Division Office in Denton, Texas, where we have been headquartered since 1992 and manufacturing since 1980. In Denton, we have manufactured, supported, and distributed over 600,000 trucks and over 1 million trucks as a company. Our employees take great pride in our products, and we are recognized as a premier employer and valued partner in the local community.

Requisition Summary

Design engineer responsible for production support.  Duties involve engineering assistance, problem resolution, training, and other engineering duties supporting various aspects of heavy truck production.  May design parts utilizing a CAD system applying standard engineering techniques with a minimum of supervision and working independently. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Apply knowledge of mechanical and/or electrical systems and components to design and implementation of truck systems and components.

  • Coordinates and completes projects and design efforts with other engineering groups and departments within the Company.
  • Assigns, approves, performs or delegates design modifications as appropriate.
  • Identifies and initiates designs of a complex nature.
  • Directs and conducts necessary research incidental to design.
  • Completes design projects and manufacturing process changes from planning, calculation and design analysis, design, testing, evaluation and implementation necessary for successful completion.
  • Project work supports key operational goals specific to PQI and DPU.
  • Travel may be required.

Qualifications

  • Be able to handle multiple tasks and take initiative as a selt-starter
  • Be a team player and problem solver with professional and effective communication skills (written and verbal). 
  • Excellent interpersonal skills. 
  • Previous design experience preferred. 
  • Knowledge of and/or experience in heavy truck assembly, heavy truck components and systems are preferred. 
  • Degree in Engineering or related field preferred
  • BSME or BSEE preferred.  
  • CAD system experience required. 
  • Experience using DFSS methodology preferred.
  • Be able to commit to a Monday - Friday 4:30pm - 1am shift

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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