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Fleet Sales Technical Manager Job

Date: Nov 27, 2021

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

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 designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines and also provides customized financial services, information technology and 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!

Division Information

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.


 Here's what you will do in this role:

  • Responsible to be the technical expert on how the truck will be operated by the end user, how the dealer will order the truck, and the best combination of available options and performance for the customer’s application in regards to top fleet accounts.

  • Support the fleet sales team on specific projects, providing the voice of the customer and dealer to enable them to meet their fleet’s goals.

  • Support fleet sales program managers on technical tasks related to assigned fleet accounts. This could be, but not limited to, OAR requests, and sales engineering project creation and presentation.

  • Proficient at Pro-E 3D modeling to build and share complex solutions to fleet accounts to optimize their specs. 

  • Cross-functional leadership in working with Kenworth factory fleet support team in regards to pilot builds and fleet expectations.

  • Provide support and completion of PROSPECTOR/PremierSpec chassis building, and Data Book enhancements when identified through fleet spec’ing. 

  • Travel to fleet customers and dealers to provide sales support for truck spec reviews and product training.


Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor's degree required; BSME or BSEE preferred. P.E. License desired.

  • 2 - 3 years' experience with Kenworth in plant, technical, or design position.

  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills are a must; Customer service oriented.

  • Field Service experience desired.

  • Mechanical and/or electrical experience and aptitude.

  • Competency in the use of personal computer software including word processing, spreadsheets and databases; Programming and/or Pro/E experience a must.

  • Willingness and ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-task environment.

  • General knowledge of truck or automotive systems/components and how they function/interact.

  • Project support and leadership for small to moderate size projects, including customer request, process improvement & product development support.

  • Understanding of basic principles of computer/application program operation and willingness to support maintenance of existing applications and development of new processes and application. Will work with Plant & IT groups

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.

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