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Mechanical Design Engineer - Chassis Job

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Date: Apr 15, 2019

Location: Kirkland, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

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 design and development of heavy-duty truck chassis within the Core Chassis Group.
  • Manage chassis-related Plant Liaison Requests (PLRs) for the group, develop design fixes for plant issues, and facilitate completion of PLRs by the group.
  • Manage new product, warranty and cost-reduction projects as well as support plant and field issue resolution in the center-frame area of the chassis.
  • Utilize Pro/E to create optimized part and assembly of complex designs for customer specific requirements and supplier product.
  • Work with internal and external organizations to select and validate the designs. This will include close involvement with various suppliers.
  • The position requires close work with the truck plants and includes design responsibility for frame rails, cross-members and frame-mounted components.
  • Up to 10% travel.

Skills / Competencies

  • BSME required; Masters degree in business or engineering and P.E/F.E. certificate preferred.
  • 1-3+ years of experience in the specification and design of complex automotive components required; proficient in use of Pro/E expereince or other solids modeling software.
  • Past expereince working onsite at a Kenworth plant preferred.
  • Six Sigma and GD&T experience preferred.
  • 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 judgement and effective project management
  • Ability to manage costs, time and resources; strong communication skills



BSME required; Masters degree in business or engineering and P.E/F.E. certificate preferred.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Manufacturing Engineer, Engineer, Design Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Product Development, Engineering, Research

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