Advanced Manufacturing Engineer Job

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Date: Nov 18, 2023

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

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.


Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company, founded in 1923, is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. With an excellent heritage of quality, innovation and technology, Kenworth has played an essential role in the development of trucks that are more fuel efficient, productive, and economical to operate. Today, Kenworth is leading transportation innovation with the introduction of battery-electric vehicles, exploration of fuel cell electric powertrains, and autonomous driving systems. Kenworth is committed to fostering an environment of diversity, equality and inclusivity in the workplace.


Job Functions / Responsibilities 

  • Focused on vehicle systems and requirements needed within the vehicle controls and systems to facilitate production
  • Complete all necessary Manufacturing Documents supporting approved project schedule
  • A familiarity with V-cycle and/or Agile Scrum Methodolgies
  • Track and report critical metrics (readiness, defects, documentation, communication)
  • Coordinate plant input for Manufacturing Engineering Requirements to Design Engineering 
  • Develop Manufacturing and Operations functional requirements documents and validation plans for software and hardware testing and programming
  • Develop, assess, and implement processes to test and validate new truck systems technologies prior to production implementation
  • Assist in Design Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (DFMEA) and lead efforts in Process Failure Mode and Effects Analysis (PFMEA), where appropriate
  • Review and develop new technologies for manufacturing, assembling, programming, and testing components and systems
  • Supervises the acquisition and implementation of project-related capital tooling assets
  • Document issues and escalate critical concerns
  • Review drawings for manufacturing using the Windchill environment
  • Design, validate, and implement logistics solutions for new products
  • Domestic and International Travel will be required


Qualifications & Skills

  • B.S. in Mechanical, Industrial, Electrical, or Software Engineering or a related field
  • EIT certification, PE, or Advanced Degree preferred
  • Demonstrated ability gained through 3-5 years of progressively complex engineering assignments
  • Training in DFSS is required and training in Advanced Quality Systems is desirable
  • Knowledge of software development V-cycle is desirable
  • Understanding of J1939 communications protocol and heavy vehicle electrical architecture
  • Experience developing automated test routines for electrical systems is desirable
  • Strong interpersonal, communication, and negotiation skills
  • Excellent organizational, PC, and project management skills
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments and changing priorities


Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?

  • 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
  • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucks


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 include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more 


Additional Job Board Information

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Advanced Manufacturing Engineer is $93,000 - $145,500 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.


PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

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