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Data Scientist - PACCAR North Texas Job

Date: Jan 26, 2023

Location: Lewisville, TX, US, 75067

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

PACCAR Technical Center Advanced Analytics is looking for a Data Scientist interested in all aspects of the data science cycle. A successful candidate will be curious, self-driven, analytical and excited to play with data. This position is located at our Paccar North Texas in Lewisville, Texas. 

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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Solve business problems using advanced statistical techniques including but not limited to regression/logistic regression, bootstrapping, decision trees, gradient boosting, neural network, clustering & binning, time series forecasting, and market basket analysis
  • Ability to develop experimental and analytic plans for data modeling processes, use of strong baselines, ability to accurately determine cause and effect relations
  • Build and operationalize data pipelines, analytical tools and decision support models
  • Creatively identify and pursue predictive analytics opportunities to solve business problems and drive value 
  • Implement data science best practices
  • Define and evaluate key metrics and understand what moves them and why
  • Ownership of conceptualizing, developing, and maintaining dashboards and visualizations
  • Strategize on making analyses easily repeatable and accessible
  • Proactively identify and develop expertise in new technologies, methodologies, and techniques
  • Communicating technical ideas to non-technical stakeholders by translating complex findings and results into a compelling narrative

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelors in a quantitative field, Master’s degree is a plus, and 2+ years of industry experience
  • Solid understanding of analytics techniques and statistics
  • Ability to write clean and concise code, especially in R 
  • Knowledge and experience of writing and tuning SQL
  • Experienced performing thorough exploratory analysis  
  • Ability to partner with cross-functional teams using strong written and verbal communication 
  • Demonstrable track record of dealing well with ambiguity, prioritizing needs, and delivering results in a dynamic environment
  • Initiative on solving problems and completing tasks in a reasonable time frame
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Positive, can-do attitude

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with Warranty Analytics and/or Diesel Engines a plus
  • Experience in model building 
  • Python, C # or Java programming skills
  • Knowledge of non-relational database systems
  • Hadoop, Spark, MapReduce, Hive


Bachelors in a quantitative field, Masters degree is a plus 

Paccar Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive Paid Time Off – Vacation, Paid Holidays, and Sick time
  • Tuition Reimbursement for continued education 
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth, training and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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