Validation Engineer- Battery Electric Vehicle Job

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Date: Nov 27, 2023

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

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

This position is responsible for ensuring major new development programs’ Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEAs) are complete, thorough and remain up to date.  They will also ensure that the Design Verification Plan and Report (DVPR) addresses all risks and Requests for Testing Services (RTS) are submitted and tracked to completion in the DVPR.   Additionally, this position will ensure test priorities meet program requirements, test properties are built correctly and delivered on-time to meet program/validation timelines.    The hiring level for this position will be dependent upon education and experience.  This person will work together with other Validation Engineers and identify synergies between program tests and test properties, resulting in more efficient use of validation resources and reduced validation expense.  This position will require a self-motivated person, that can operate with minimal supervision and occasionally require independent evaluation. 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Ensure Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEAs) are complete, thorough, and up to date in WRR. Work with Engineering Design and Reliability teams to complete FMEAs.
  • Identify program risks from FMEAs
  • Track and review Design Verification Plan and Report (DVPR) in WRR to address program risks.
  • Track, review and generate Requests for Testing Services (RTS) to validate risks have been successfully mitigated
  • Ensure validation results from RTSs are documented in the DVPR in WRR
  • Manage test priorities ensuring higher priority projects have precedent in the testing schedule 
  • Manage test properties, ensuring they are built correctly and on time to meet program validation deliverables.
  • Develop in conjunction with PTC, validation plans for priority rankings for each test property
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks.
  • Develop new test plans in conjunction with PTC, suppliers or 3rd party testing facilities


  • Proficiency with PowerPoint and presentation skills required.
  • Proficiency with Excel, Word, Project, and related computer software required.
  • Ability to learn on the fly and adapt to change.
  • Demonstrated team player with a high level of initiative, follow-through, and flexibility.
  • Must be detail-oriented and capable of multi-tasking workload.
  • Proficiency with PACCAR systems, processes, procedures, and validation practices & principles.
  • Use established engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems.
  • Requires independent judgment and effective project management skills


Bachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering, or a related degree is 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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