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PLM/CAD Project Engineer and Trainer Job

Date: Jan 29, 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!


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

Kenworth Truck Company is looking for an experienced technology leader and training coordinator with strong hands-on background in Computer Aided Design (CAD), Product Data Management (PDM), and Product Lifecycle Management (PLM). We need a person who understands engineering tools, their application, and how they fit within business processes. This position will guide hands-on implementation of system initiatives including analysis, design/development, training, and adoption. If you're detail-oriented and dedicated to continuous improvement but can also understand, communicate, and promote a vision -- we want to hear from you!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead Computer Aided Design (CAD) system projects including configuration and implementation of Creo Parametric technologies, processes, and procedures.
  • Coordinate and conduct CAD and PLM application training classes and promote on-line individualized training.
  • Provide on-going support and consultation for users of Windchill PDMLink, Creo Parametric, Creo View, and other engineering applications. 
  • Provide on-going support of engineering processes, such as drawing release, change management, and supplier collaboration.
  • Plan and implement CAD application upgrade projects and process improvements to benefit users; coordinate solutions with other PACCAR divisions.
  • Manage, create, and maintain application procedures to ensure appropriate and efficient use of technologies.
  • Facilitate and coordinate commonization of CAD and Product Lifecycle Management practices and methods between Kenworth and other PACCAR divisions.
  • Maintain a high level of proficiency in Windchill and Creo functions, features, and requirements.
  • Define and enforce methods of Creo Parametric modeling and drawing creation to ensure consistency and user-efficiency.


Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor of Science in Computer Science, Mechanical Engineering, or equivalent required.
  • 3-5 years technical background in Creo Parametric and CAD systems support; thorough understanding of Creo Parametric including preparing and conducting training classes required.
  • Excellent large group presentation skills, successful track record of teamwork, and proven analytical skills required.
  • Ability to lead process improvement projects and technical application implementations to meet the needs of a large user base required.
  • Experience with product design, drawing requirements, release procedures, and applicable American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) drawing standards desired.
  • Windchill PDMLink experience desired (e.g. use with Creo, workflows, representations and annotations).
  • SharePoint design and workflow development experience desired.
  • Familiarity with Lean concepts and 6-Sigma tools desired



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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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