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Advanced Manufacturing Engineering- 2022 Summer Intern Job

Date: May 14, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

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.  PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium duty-, 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, distributes trucks parts related to its principal business.


Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.




We will accomplish our mission within the framework of the following core values:


    • Our People – Encourage a culture that values and empowers employees through open communication, integrity and teamwork.  Provide a safe environment for employees to work and grow.
    • Our Product – Lead the industry in technologically advanced products and services while maintaining the Kenworth reputation as a custom, high quality, premium value vehicle.
    • Our Business – Operate according to sound business principles, guided by strong ethics to achieve profit and performance goals. Enhance Kenworth’s reputation as a leader within the industry and in our communities.
    • Our Customers  – Enable the success of dealers and customers by understanding their unique requirements and by providing reliable, innovative custom products and services.
    • Our Partners – Create an environment that encourages cooperation between PACCAR divisions to capitalize on individual strengths while maintaining brand identity.  Foster supplier relationships to ensure mutual value and success. 


Job Functions / Responsibilities

The Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Department is looking for a collaborative and driven engineer to support our teams this summer, focused on developing information tools and project tracking systems. Our goals are to develop industry leading products that help transition the heavy-duty transportation industry to clean energy solutions including hydrogen fuel cell, battery electric, and advanced efficiency vehicles. Interns will have the opportunity experience the product development process and create new methods to track the performance of the manufacturing engineering organization in meeting project goals.


You will have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the direction and completion of new information systems to measure and track department performance on major new product development projects. You will get the opportunity to explore, innovate, and have freedom to generate ideas. You will follow-through on concepts to produce prototype systems, collect user feedback across multiple PACCAR manufacturing locations and deploy your solutions.


Projects may include:

  • Reading and manipulating Microsoft Excel files
  • Designing and creating a database (SQL or Access)
  • Importing Excel files into a database
  • Develop a utility for users to insert new data into a database
  • Develop a front-end UI (Tableau or Website) with database backend for engineering teams
  • Creating and managing a GitHub repository
  • Deploy code on a server in the cloud



  • 2 – 3 years of college experience, preferably in Computer Science or related field
  • Programming knowledge/skills in the following technology, but not limited to:
    • C# and SQL
    • .NET MVC
    • HTML, CSS, JavaScript
    • Tableau
    • JSON, XML, CSV
    • RESTful API
  • Moderate to advanced experience in Microsoft Excel
  • Knowledge of Git and AWS
  • Understanding of Agile concept
  • Strong problem solving and communication skills with positive attitude


Additional Internal Information  

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


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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