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ZEV Grant & Technical Advisor Job

Date: Jul 18, 2022

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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!


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. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency’s Clear Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.  


Requisition Summary

The Sales department is seeking a technically experienced individual prepared to lead and manage as the ZEV Grant & Technical Advisor for the entire Sales organization. This will focus on existing or conquest sales accounts in the growing category of Electrification within the Kenworth Heavy and Medium duty product lineup.  This new position will be responsible for researching, monitoring, product qualifying, and coordinating grant opportunities with and for electrification customers. This position will also provide product technical expertise, chassis layout information and application analysis to prospective customers.  Additionally, this position will be the technical resource for body builders to answer mounting and electrical integration questions.

This role will involve travel, working with Kenworth Sales managers as well as working with dealers on these emerging technologies. Ideal candidates would have a strong technical and leadership background in managing and leading department and division goals. This position will be located in Kirkland, WA.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Work with key PACCAR suppliers, as well as Federal and State governments to obtain Grant opportunities for prospective Kenworth customers in the electrification arena.   
  • Champion and develop vehicle optimization of emerging electrification technologies and how they integrate on Kenworth Zero Emission Vehicles. 
  • Responsible for material development, coordination, and training for the Kenworth Sales/Marketing team on grant/incentive opportunities throughout North America, technical aspects of Kenworth’s ZEV lineup, and future product offerings.  
  • Travel up to 33% of the time to support technical specialty shows, conferences, and dealers/customers with zero emission vehicle projects.
  • Work closely with key decision makers responsible for ZEV purchasing and deployment at their organizations
  • Collaborate with Kenworth customers, industry representatives, government organizations on zero emission vehicle pilot programs
  • Work closely with customers and Electric Vehicle Supply Equipment providers to ensure successful deployment of Kenworth ZEVs
  • Maintain database and collateral for grant/incentive opportunities to support Kenworth sales team and Kenworth dealers


  Qualifications & Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred.
  • 3+ years supervisory or leadership experience preferred.
  • Pro-E/Creo experience preferred  
  • Technical aptitude and ability to succinctly communicate complicated topics required.
  • Key decision making and leadership skills in current or previous roles.
  • Excellent verbal and business writing communication skills are a must; customer service oriented.
  • Able to manage multiple tasks, take initiative, and be a strong team player and problem-solver.
  • Overall strong product knowledge required.



PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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