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Validation Engineer Job

Date: Sep 21, 2022

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 delivering products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability, and peace of mind truly make Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

Paccar Benefits

  • 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.

Requisition Summary

This position will be responsible for ensuring all major new development programs’ Failure Mode and Effect Analysis (FMEAs) are complete, and thorough, identify all failure risks, and ensure they 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 manage test priorities meet program requirements, and ensure test properties are built correctly and on time to meet test schedules.   The hiring level for this position will be dependent upon education and experience.  Two validation Engineers will be hired, with one focusing on Powertrain and Chassis programs and one focusing on Cab, Sleeper, and Vehicle programs.  They will work together 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.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks.

Job Functions / Responsibilities Cont'd:

  • 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.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks.

Qualifications

  • Proficiency with PowerPoint and presentation skills is 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.

Education

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

 

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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