Battery Electrical Engineer

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Date: Jul 9, 2024

Location: Lewisville, TX, US, 75067

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, manufacturing, 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!

 

PACCAR Zero Emissions

PACCAR’s Zero Emissions department is focused on new technologies such as battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell electric, and advanced vehicle concepts that eliminate harmful emissions in the heavy and medium duty transportation industries. Our mission is to create the world’s best zero emissions products for our customers, and our communities. Our teams are comprised of bright minds, friendly personalities, and we thrive on engaging collaboration that delivers top performing trucks. Successful applicants will be part of the team shaping the future of zero emissions commercial vehicles.

 

Requisition Summary

PACCAR’s Zero Emissions department is focused on new technologies such as battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell electric, and advanced vehicle concepts that eliminate harmful emissions in the heavy and medium duty transportation industries. Our mission is to create the world’s best zero emissions products for our customers, and our communities. Our teams are comprised of bright minds, friendly personalities, and we thrive on engaging collaboration that delivers top performing trucks.

 

The PACCAR Zero Emissions Powertrain department is developing new electrified components to support applications in the global product offerings under the Kenworth, Peterbilt, DAF and Leyland brands.  This role will contribute to the design, validation, and implementation of a new lithium-ion battery pack for use on commercial vehicles.  The successful candidate will have experience in high-voltage battery development related to electrical and electronic components internal to the battery, including packaging for current and future battery systems. 

 

This position is located at PACCAR’s North Texas Office in Lewisville.

 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop, implement, and support high voltage battery systems for use on heavy duty commercial vehicles.  Areas of focus include, but are not limited to: Electronics Integration, High/Low Voltage Harnesses, Flexible PCBs and Bus Bars, Battery Cell Interconnects, Sensors, Battery Electrical Layout and Architecture.
  • Collaborate with internal software and powertrain engineering teams to optimize battery designs to meet overall electric vehicle performance targets.
  • Utilize a standardized phase/gate product creation process to deliver high quality engineering designs aligned with program schedules.
  • Champion innovation through collaboration, personal initiative, and team motivation.
  • Provide engineering analysis and designs for expanding EV applications as customers adopt the technology into new market segments
  • Support rapid troubleshooting and problem resolution related to battery system scope of responsibility
  • Up to 20% travel (domestic and international) 

 

Qualifications & Skills

  • BS Degree in engineering or related technical field 3 - 5yrs experience
  • Demonstrated technical knowledge of HV battery and control systems and their use in commercial applications.
  • Experience in battery pack design and assembly preferred
  • Demonstrated ability to achieve timely objectives.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Willingness to grow personally and professionally, ready to learn and make use of new processes and techniques. Be resourceful with problem solving approach.
  • Willingness to be outgoing, and engaging, and demonstrated passion to deliver top quality results.

 

 

BENEFITS

 

Why work for PACCAR?

  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
  • Work in an established engineering organization where work/life balance is valued.
  • 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 drive systems, ADAS, and full autonomous driving.
  • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
  • Paid Time Off – vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave.
  • 401k with company match AND a company-paid pension plan after 5 years.
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education – eligible after 1 year of service.

 

 

ADDITIONAL JOB 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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