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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer Job

Date: Sep 16, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR Kenworth Division is looking for a strong Advanced Manufacturing Engineer who has an interest in working on next-generation industry-leading trucks to join our team in Kirkland, WA.



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!



Division Information

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 and 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.



Job Functions / Responsibilities 

  • Be part of a team of Advanced Manufacturing Engineers supporting development projects for new engines, zero-emissions powertrains, and self-driving vehicles.   
  • Provide Simultaneous Manufacturing Engineering input to Design Engineering and coordinate plant input and feedback. 
  • Develop Manufacturing and Operations functional requirements documents and validation plans for software and hardware testing and programming.   
  • Complete all necessary Manufacturing Documents per the approved schedule. 
  • 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. 



Qualifications & Skills

  • B.S. Degree in Engineering or related field.  
  • Demonstrated ability gained through 5+ years of progressively complex engineering assignments. 
  • Training in DFSS and 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
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Medical, Dental, and Vision plan options for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts and health savings accounts
  • A fully funded company-paid pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • 401(k) with 100% company match up to 5% and stock options
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance 
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling, and more
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service



Additional Job Board Information

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 another legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

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