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Embedded Engineering Trainer Job

Date: Jun 29, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR Embedded Engineering organization has an immediate opening for a Trainer 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!



PACCAR Embedded Engineering

PACCAR Embedded Engineering is a rapidly expanding organization that is transforming the way control systems and software are developed for commercial vehicle applications. This includes developing the latest vehicle controls, display technology, and autonomous truck solutions that exceed customer expectations. You will collaborate with an international, cross-functional team focused on driving superior technical solutions that maximize customer uptime and operating efficiency. Successful applicants will demonstrate individual creativity in addressing challenges and opportunities while working within a supportive team to develop industry-leading solutions for the medium- and heavy-duty truck industry.


Job Summary

PACCAR’s Embedded Engineering department, which serves both Kenworth and Peterbilt, has an opening for an Embedded Trainer.  We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our growing Software Quality team!  This is an opportunity for you to be on the leading edge of developing and facilitating critical new next generation engineering curriculum.  This is a great opportunity to work across multiple teams and be seen as a highly valuable team member as we take on broad but rewarding challenges!




  • Contribute to development of procedures and practices that ensure continuous improvement of high quality, reliable software systems.
  • Develop, maintain, and manage online content for Embedded Curriculum, Security and Functional Safety in a Learning Management System (LMS).
  • Provide group and individualized instruction to ensure Engineer proficiency with their required applications and related workflows.
  • Develop and execute onboarding and training plans for existing and new employees entering the department to ensure a thorough understanding of processes and standards.
  • Maintain knowledge of each position concerning their role, function, and workflow to facilitate customized and effective instruction.
  • Assist with workflow redesign and processes as necessary.
  • Assist in coordinating training schedule to support the hiring and training demands of the organization.
  • Develop strong relationships with the Engineering staff to facilitate communication and feedback.





  • 4-year degree in learning and development, education, curriculum and instruction, organizational development, or related field.
  • Desired Experience
    • Experience as being a trainer, facilitator, presenter, developing curriculum, or managing projects and programs in a technical field.
    • Experience with Learning Management Systems (LMS), web-based learning platforms, and course-authoring software such as Captivate, Camtasia or EdApp.
    • Knowledge and understanding of Engineer learning styles.
  • Preferred Experience
    • Knowledge of heavy-duty commercial truck systems and regulations.
    • Knowledge of Automotive SPICE, and V-Cycle compliance and processes.
    • Familiar with software requirements specifications and a working knowledge of requirements management toolsets such as Rational Doors Next Generation.
  • Skills Required
    • Ability to work independently and in teams with excellent problem solving, communication, organizational, and presentation skills.
    • Demonstrated success in managing multiple projects, with the ability to organize and coordinate work efficiently, prioritize workload, adapt to changing priorities, and adhere to deadlines.
    • Strong computer skills including project management tools, word processing, flowchart/modeling, presentation, spreadsheets, and databases.
  • Willingness to grow personally and professionally in a results-orientated environment.
  • Travel up to 20%, including internationally.


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.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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