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Electrical Design Engineer - Core Electrical Job

Date: May 16, 2022

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 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!


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, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.

The Kenworth Electrical Engineering Department is seeking motivated engineers to join our Core Electrical team.


Job Summary

  • Design, and document HVAC Controller Systems using the Siemens Mentor Graphics tool suite.
  • Design development and integration of electrical systems/architectures and electronic components for heavy-duty commercial trucks utilizing Creo Parametric and Mentor Graphics.
  • Coordinate aspects of small to large engineering projects following company Product Creation Process (PCP) methodology and Design for Six Sigma tools to quality standards (including SAE and ISO).
  • Use of Windchill and PCMS for product data control from inception through engineering design, manufacturing, service and disposal.
  • Create engineering documentation including component drawings, diagrams, and change documentation.
  • Test coordination, manufacturing support, and customer technical support.


Skills & Qualifications:

•    Bachelor’s degree in Electrical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Mechatronics, Software Engineering or Computer Science required.

    Willingness to grow personally and professionally, ready to learn and make use of          engineering processes and techniques.

•    Ability to work in a fast-paced, lean, collaborative team environment.

•    Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.

•    Demonstrated ability to work with a team to achieve timely objectives.

•    Commitment to reliability, value, and quality in all aspects of work; desire to join the        World’s Best team.

•    Experience with the Siemens Capital electrical system toolsets preferred.

•    Experience with 3D CAD, especially PTC’s Creo preferred.

•   Travel up to 10% possible as conditions allow.    


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.



A Bachelor's Degree is required.


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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