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Advanced Technologies Vehicle Integration Engineer Job

Date: Sep 11, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

Kenworth’s Zero Emissions department is seeking an experienced Vehicle Integration Design Engineer to undertake Chassis layout and routing (H2 fuel lines, LV and HV Harness, air systems, cooling pipework and component packaging) activities. 


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!


Kenworth Truck Company:

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. We are 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, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.

Become part of a small team developing advanced powertrain solutions for future products. A team of knowledgeable and motivated individuals is being formed to develop, support and evaluate these vehicles as they are put into service. The design and architectural foundations laid and the knowledge gained through this program will shape the future of electrified powertrains.



Job Functions / Responsibilities:

  • Undertake CAD design development of the vehicle package to integrate our new Hydrogen Fuel Cell Powertrain into the Paccar group truck range

  • Own commodities and be responsible for evaluation and interpretation of vehicle and system validation activities

  • Work in a collaborative small-team environment to explore and evaluate advanced vehicle technologies

  • Work in a fast-paced environment with internal and external organizations to explore and test future technologies

  • Leverage internal product development processes and Six Sigma/DFSS skills to ensure high quality results, manage progress and report updates

  • Administer and release Engineering Change notices

  • Liaise with Manufacturing and suppliers to ensure DFM&A

  • Travel up to 10%.



Qualifications & Skills:


  • BSEE or equivalent engineering degree required, Masters and PE license a plus.

  • Automotive/Truck background not essential. Interested to hear from veterans and personnel from the Aeronautical, Marine, and other similar industries.

  • 3+ years design & release of components or equivalent

  • Demonstrate use of Engineering tools such as Siemens Capital, Creo, Windchill, Enovia, V5 etc.

  • Experience in product development and NPI desired

  • Knowledge of and ability to apply Design for Six Sigma and associated techniques

  • Ability to perform in a lean, fast-paced, results-oriented environment, while managing multiple priorities

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with ability to clearly present status updates

  • Willingness to learn and make use of new engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems

  • Manufacturing plant experience advantageous


Take advantage of this unique opportunity, apply now!



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

  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.

  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave.

  • 401k with 100% company match, AND a company-paid pension plan after 5 years.

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

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