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Engineer, Warranty Reduction (GR 25/31) Job

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Date: Nov 14, 2018

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!

Kenworth Truck Company:

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.

Requisition Summary:

Do you have a passion for vehicle design? Do you want to work on industry-leading products that are setting the bar for fuel economy, low greenhouse gas emissions, and exceptional quality? Join a group of high-performing professionals who pride themselves in developing innovative products. Kenworth design engineers focus on product development from conceptualization to implementation on the production floor. See your designs making a difference on the open highway!

Kenworth offers unique career advancement opportunities ranging from engineering design, manufacturing operations, product planning, marketing, and many other business functions. 


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Participate in the design of heavy-duty trucks within the Warranty Reduction Engineering group focusing on improving reliability and quality.
  • Manage vehicle-related issue resolution projects from initiation to implementation phases in all areas of the truck.
  • Work with internal and external organizations on issue identification, root cause analysis, design, validation, product release, and field support.
  • Manage multiple priorities and goals simultaneously.
  • Work through the Product Creation Process utilizing Tollgate to manage projects, report updates and put Six Sigma skills to use regularly.
  • Utilize Creo Parametric® to create optimized parts and assembly of complex designs.
  • Up to 5% travel.


Qualifications & Skills:

  • BSME/BSEE required; Master’s degree in engineering and P.E. certificate are preferred.
  • 3+ years of experience in the specification and design of complex automotive components is required.
  • Experience with the design and troubleshooting of electrical components, including wire harnesses and/or electronic controls
  • Experience with Creo Parametric or other similar solid modeling software.
  • Competence in the use of personal computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheets
  • Familiarity with project management methods and tools
  • Candidate should be willing to make use of engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems
  • Requires independent judgment and effective project management.
  • Ability to manage costs, time and resources
  • Strong communication skills.


Additional Internal Information:

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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