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Reliability Engineer Job

Date: Sep 7, 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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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

Peterbilt Motors Company is seeking a Reliability Engineer to support product development by using analysis and test tools to provide recommendations to design engineers. This role offers professional development and access to global opportunities in a challenging, high-performance environment with the opportunity to grow your expertise and be recognized among your peers.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

•          Mentor systems engineers in the principles for reliability engineering, reliability growth, reliability modeling and reliability prediction.

•          Collaborate with system owners to set top down reliability and durability targets starting from systems to sub-systems to parts for new vehicles.

•          Coordinate internal and external simulation and test resources, including other PACCAR divisions.

•          Support product development by simulating design concepts and analyzing impacts on system performance by using tools like FTA, RBD.

•          Validate system breakdowns by correlating models to test data.

•          Deliver analysis reports with clear recommendations and proposals for improvements to engineering teams.

•          Present plans for reliability improvements for systems and components to management for approval.

•          Provide technical leadership in the creation of a roadmap for vehicle reliability and durability to support new product development.


Qualifications & Skills

•          Position is open to accommodate applicants ranging from new to 10+ years of engineering experience related to reliability.

•          CRE certification from ASQ is preferred or must be obtained within the first two years of service.

•          Experience with statistical analysis software, such as Minitab is preferred.

•          Experience with CAD software: Creo/Windchill/WRR (Windchill Risk and Reliability suite) is preferred.

•          Able to learn, administer and facilitate FMEA, DVP and Control Plans.

•          Experience with using DFSS tools including DFSS Black Belt certification is preferred.

•          Understanding of mechanical systems in motor vehicles, mechatronic systems analysis, engines, and software impacts.

•          Ability and desire to learn new tools and stay updated with the latest technological advancements in the industry.

•          Independence while building cooperation among individuals and departments, sharing information and resources, and working to achieve goals of internal and external customers.

•          Effective analysis and project management skills.

•          Use engineering judgment.

•          Effective communication, presentation, and technical writing skills.

•          Demonstrate initiative, flexibility, the ability to manage workloads, and the willingness to respond to shifting timelines and project demands.

•          Background in the automotive or heavy truck industry is preferred.



BS in Engineering or related field required; MS in Reliability Engineering and/or PE preferred.


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.


Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. 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).

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