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Liaison Engineer**Evening Shift** Job

Date: May 29, 2021

Location: Denton, TX, US

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!


Divison 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. 

Please note that this position could be on first or second shift.


Here's what you will do in this role:

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.


You're going to need this to be successful:

  • 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


Why work for PACCAR/Peterbilt?

  • Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% company match, AND a company paid Pension Plan with vesting after 5 years of service
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick Leave
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields
  • Contribute to a work culture with a long and rich history that celebrates innovation, process improvement, diversity of people and thought, and pride in high quality products


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups including The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), The Veterans Group, and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ+ support group).

Nearest Major Market: Denton
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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