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Diagnostic Systems Engineer (GR 25/31) Job

Date: Jul 26, 2022

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, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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 Summary

The Diagnostic Systems Engineer works within the PACCAR Embedded Engineering organization developing innovative manufacturing and service tool solutions to aid manufacturing plants and service technician. This position will be the one of two Product Owners of the diagnostic tool DAVIE4. You will collaborate with an international, cross-functional team from manufacturing, service, product development, information technology, suppliers, and product validation. Individual creativity in addressing diagnostic challenges and opportunities is encouraged while working within a supportive team to develop superior solutions for the heavy duty truck industry.


Here's what you will do in this role:

  • Document customer and business demands driving service diagnostics and programming tools for dealer/customer repair shops and engine/truck factories
  • Translate requirements into projects, estimating resources and tasks required to support their realization
  • Prioritize initiatives by value to PACCAR and customers
  • Ensure PACCAR's global competitiveness and knowledge of vehicle system diagnostics
  • Build partnerships within PACCAR (cross-divisional) and with suppliers to optimize diagnostics
  • Support System FMEA activities and define sustaining engineering opportunities to drive continuous improvements in customer experience and uptime
  • Responsible for managing resolution of diagnostics and programming defects jointly with vehicle software development and delivery teams
  • Up to 15% travel – domestic and international

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in engineering (electrical, mechanical, computer science or automotive field) or equivalent required
  • Excellent written and strong verbal communication skills required
  • Candidates must be able to operate in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment
  • Demonstrated ability to work effectively in a team environment where multiple active projects require coordination of concurrent tasks across diverse business units
  • Experience in automotive electronic systems, preferably including extensive on- and off-board diagnostics design and/or development
  • Familiarity with office software including project management tools, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases
  • Knowledgeable in the full process life-cycle software engineering development process for embedded systems
  • Solid understanding of Design for Six Sigma disciplines and tools preferred
  • Project management experience preferred
  • Commercial vehicle background preferred
  • Proficiency using requirements management tools and systems engineering tools such as IBM Rational Rhapsody, IBM Rational DOORS and/or HP ALM is a plus
  • The ideal candidate will display a deep understanding of the dealer service environment and service technician needs and a strong familiarity with vehicle assembly plant programming and test processes
  • Experience with automotive or commercial vehicle networks, such as CAN, SAE J1939 and LIN preferred

Why work for PACCAR/Peterbilt?

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees and their families. As a U.S. Salaried PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

· Medical, Dental and Vision plan options

· Flexible spending accounts and a health savings account

· 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%

· Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement

· 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time

· Tuition reimbursement program

· 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


A Bachelor's Degree is required.


Additional Job Board 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.

Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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