Noise Vibration Harshness Engineer Job

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Date: Feb 7, 2024

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864 Denton, TX, US, 76207-2198

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

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 power trains, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes truck parts related to its principal business.


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 Noise Vibration Harshness (NVH) Engineer in the Vehicle Performance group.

Job Description

The NVH Engineer will be responsible for activities related to NVH issue resolution at Peterbilt in Denton, Texas. Duties include baselining and benchmarking, research and development, conceptual design and prototype evaluation, simulation support, design guidance, and other duties supporting various aspects of the NVH, Ride, and Vehicle Dynamics Vehicle Properties and Performance.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Function as a Subject Matter Expert in NVH
  • Collect and analyze NVH data and conduct root cause analysis
  • Direct and/or conduct research and concept development related to NVH
  • Manage and be a liaison with multiple 3rd party NVH related test facilities and/or Technical Engineering services
  • Develop and perform NVH simulations resulting in expanded in-house capabilities
  • Utilize PTC Creo as a design tool
  • Be an advocate for the vision of the NVH Vehicle Property
  • Support the NVH Vehicle Property definition and performance validation
  • Support early definition of new products and continue with on-going support throughout the development process.
  • Track and report on status of achieving program goals related to NVH Performance
  • Acquire and maintain NVH test equipment

Qualifications & Skills

  • Knowledge of and/or experience in heavy truck components and systems preferred
  • Previous design experience of parts and assemblies preferred
  • Strength in handling multiple tasks and projects required
  • MatLab and/or Python programming experience preferred
  • Proficiency with MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint required
  • Conducting data analysis and generating graphs/charts using Excel, MiniTab, or Tableau required
  • Excel VBA and pivot table experience preferred
  • Experience presenting to Sr. Management and leading others through non-direct reporting roles preferred
  • Project management skills including
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-A) or strong desire to obtain is required
  • Six Sigma experience preferred


Act with Integrity
Demonstrate Adaptability
Drive for Results
Influence Others
Lead Innovation and Quality Initiatives
Manage Execution
Manage Talent
Use Sound Judgment / Business Acumen
Technical Acumen


Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science, Software Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or related technical degree required.

General Description of all Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

· 401k with up to a 5% company match

· Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement

· Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time

· Tuition reimbursement for continued education

· Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family

· Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)

· Paid short-and long-term disability programs

· Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance

· EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

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).



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