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Process Engineer - Embedded Systems Job

Date: Nov 27, 2022

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR Embedded Engineering organization has an immediate opening for an Embedded Systems Process Engineer to join our Software Quality 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!



Embedded Engineering Organization 

PACCAR EmE 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 EmE department, which serves both Kenworth and Peterbilt, has an opening for an Embedded Systems Process Engineer. We are looking for a highly motivated individual to join our growing Software Quality team!  Be a trailblazer and help establish new processes that will bring our Embedded Engineering team to the next level of productivity, quality, and compliance. 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!



Job Responsibilities 

  • Manage Process Improvement activities in support of achieving ASPICE goals for Embedded Engineering
  • Lead the documentation and implementation of a quality auditing process for achieving and maintaining ASPICE Base Practices
  • Responsible for Offshore and local Quality auditing team
  • Provide leadership and mentoring to the Embedded Engineering organization regarding the interpretation and implementation of ASPICE Base Practices
  • Manage Department Process and Procedures database
  • Provide ASPICE Base Practices guidance to cross-functional organizations that work directly with Embedded Engineering
  • Provide reporting for Process Improvement progress, including known risks and mitigation plans.
  • Manage agreements with Third Party consultants for ASPICE process improvements and Requirement Management in relation to our Project Management toolchain (IBM Jazz Suite
  • Develop strong relationships with the Engineering staff to facilitate communication and feedback
  • Participate as a member of the Training team with user training material development and training for IBM Jazz Tool suite applications (DOORS Next, Rational Team Concert) and ASPICE compliance
  • Become an ASPICE assessor to evaluate and develop Embedded Engineering capabilities
  • Collaborate with international organizations to develop a global standard for software quality



Qualifications & Skills

  • Preferred
    • ASPICE certified Provisional or Competent assessor
    • Background in an automotive environment
  • Required
    • B.S. in Software Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Engineering, or equivalent required
    • 4+ years of experience with project management techniques and processes
    • Experience with embedded systems development or related field
    • Knowledge of software and electronic development processes
    • Knowledge of V-Model and product life cycle principles
    • Experience with Agile Development practices
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Ability to operate independently and make decisions in ambiguous situations
    • Experience with industry tools for requirements management, test management, and configuration management
    • Working with software requirements specifications
    • Strong computer skills including project management tools, word processing, flowchart/modeling, presentation, and spreadsheets
    • Willingness to grow personally and professionally in a results-orientated environment.
    • Able to learn and use new processes and techniques and resourcefully solve complex technical issues



Why work for PACCAR?

  • 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.
  • 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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