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Senior Mechanical Engineer-NVH Job

Date: Sep 4, 2021

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

Job Description

The NVH Engineer will be responsible for activities related to NVH Property Ownership at Peterbilt in Denton, Texas. Duties include benchmarking, research and development, engineering assistance, problem resolution, program guidance and support, and other duties supporting various aspects of Vehicle Properties and Performance.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Responsibilities will include but may not be limited to:

  • Direct and/or conduct research and concept development and evaluation related to NVH
  • Meet routinely with Product Planning, Engineering, Management, and Property Owners to advocate for product improvements
  • Function as a Subject Matter Expert in NVH
  • Be an advocate for the vision of the NVH Vehicle Property
  • 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
  • Utilize PTC Creo as a design tool

Qualifications / Skills

  • BS in Engineering or related field required; MS in Engineering or related field and PE license preferred
  • 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/Simulnk programming experience preferred

Qualifications / Skills Continued

  • 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 interfacing with Kenworth and DAF Engineering, Product Planning, and Engineering Management is preferred
  • Class A Commercial Driver’s License (CDL-A) or strong desire to obtain is required
  • Six Sigma experience preferred

Additional Job Board Information

Job Grade: 25/31 will be determined based on job skills, knowledge, and experience.


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, and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).


Why work for PACCAR/Peterbilt?

  • Competitive salary, 401k with a 5% match, AND a company paid Pension Plan 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.

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