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Embedded Hardware Engineer Job

Date: Nov 13, 2020

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary


The Electronics Hardware Engineer is responsible for the electrical and electronic component and subsystem design, and

electrical integration into heavy duty vehicles.


Job Functions / Responsibilities


• Design and release of electrical and electronic components and systems for heavy commercial truck.

• Integrate vehicle and drive line controls into vehicle electrical systems.

• Complete engineering change notice documentation to manage old and new parts and use proprietary

software to issue part bid requests.

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif;">Lead electronics engineering and project management processes to maintain schedule, budget, and <span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif;">functionality.

• Plan and track validation of components.

• Support launch at truck assembly plants as needed, and resolve field issues as identified.

• Ensure industry leading quality and reliability is met/maintained/exceeded on all components.

• Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers and other

professionals to ensure quality heavy duty truck electrical designs.

• Investigate and resolve warranty issues for power train electrical related claims.

• Up to 15% travel.


Qualifications & Skills


• BSEE or equivalent degree required.

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

• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good planning/tracking skills.

• Competency with standard business software tools (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.).

• Able to learn and use new processes and techniques and resourcefully solve complex technical issues.

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

• Willingness to grow continuously, both personally and professionally and a strong results orientation.


Desired Skills/Attributes


• 3 - 5 years design & release of automotive or commercial vehicle electrical components, including

software, wire harnesses, electronic controls, switches, driver input devices, and/or HMI.

• Proficiency using Engineering tools (Pro-Engineer, Mentor Graphics, Matlab/Simulink, Rhapsody).

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif;">• SAE J1939 CAN Protocol

<span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif;"><span style="font-family: "Arial",sans-serif;">• ISO 17987 LIN Protocol

• Awareness of heavy duty commercial truck regulations, especially affecting instrumentation, emissions,

safety, On Board Diagnostics, and other areas impacting electrical/electronic design, architecture, and


• Experience with supplier management through AlAG processes

• Knowledge of DFSS tools including FMEA, QFD, etc.

Specific experience or expertise in one or more of:

• Automotive embedded electronic component D&R

• Embedded real-time systems design and implementation

• MS in appropriate technical field (CS or EE preferred) and/or Professional Engineering license.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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