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Embedded Hardware Engineer Job

Date: Apr 4, 2021

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

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 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.

 

Here's what you will do in this role:

• Design and release of electrical and electronic ADAS related components and systems for heavy and medium duty commercial truck vehicles. 
• 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.
• Lead electronics engineering and project management processes to maintain schedule, budget, and 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.

 

Required Skills & Qualifications:
• 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 & Qualifications:
• 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).
• SAE J1939 CAN Protocol
• 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
functionality
• 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.



 

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.

 

 

Education

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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Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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