Embedded Hardware Engineer Evergreen

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Date: Jul 19, 2024

Location: Lewisville, TX, US, 75067 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 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!


Position Summary

PACCAR  has a consistent need for Embedded Hardware Engineers responsible for the electrical and electronic component/subsystem design, and electrical integration into heavy-duty vehicles. This requisition welcomes all levels of engineers with the potential to work with varying projects and responsibilities.


Job Responsibilities/Functions

  • Design and release of electrical and electronic components and systems for heavy commercial trucks
  • Integrate vehicle and drive line controls into vehicle electrical systems
  • Complete engineering change notice documentation to manage old and new parts and use proprietary software to issue part bid requests
  • Lead electronics engineering and project management processes to maintain schedule, budget, and functionality.
  • Plan and track validation of components
  • Support launch at truck assembly plants as needed, and resolve field issues as identified
  • Ensure industry-leading quality and reliability are met/maintained/exceeded on all components
  • Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers, and other professionals to ensure quality heavy-duty truck electrical designs
  • Investigate and resolve warranty issues for power train electrical-related claims
  • Travel up to 15% 


Qualifications & Skills

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or an equivalent degree required
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, lean, collaborative team environment
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good planning/tracking skills
  • Competency with standard business software tools (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.)
  • Able to learn and use new processes and techniques and resourcefully solve complex technical issues
  • Commitment to reliability, value, and quality in all aspects of work; the desire to join the World’s Best team
  • Willingness to grow continuously, both personally and professionally, and a strong results orientation


Desired Skills/Attributes

  • M.S. in Computer Science or Electrical Engineering preferred and/or PE license
  • 3-5 years of design & release of automotive or commercial vehicle electrical components, including software, wire harnesses, electronic controls, switches, driver input devices, and/or HMI
  • Proficiency in using Engineering tools (Pro-Engineer, Mentor Graphics, Matlab/Simulink, Rhapsody)
  • SAE J1939 CAN Protocol
  • ISO17987 LIN Protocol
  • Awareness of heavy-duty commercial truck regulations, especially affecting instrumentation, emissions, safety, On Board Diagnostics, and other areas impacting electrical/electronic design, architecture, and functionality
  • Experience with supplier management through AlAG processes
  • Knowledge of DFSS tools including FMEA, QFD, etc.
  • Specific experience or expertise in automotive-embedded electronic component D&R or embedded real-time systems design and implementation


Why work for PACCAR? 

  • Global Fortune 500 Company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities 
  • 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 and autonomous trucks 


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

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match  
  • A fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement 
  • Comprehensive PTO – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 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 programs  
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance  
  • EAP services include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more  


Additional Job Board Information 

At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for Embedded Hardware Engineer is $84,000 - $131,700 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. 

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

Job Segment: Embedded, Hardware Engineer, Electronics Engineer, Manufacturing Engineer, Computer Science, Technology, Engineering

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