Powertrain Domain Owner and Architect

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Date: Jul 21, 2024

Location: Lewisville, TX, US, 75067

Company: PACCAR



Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company 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. Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, figure out how to manufacture, sell, or service it, you can find the perfect career within one of PACCAR’s many successful divisions. Join us! 


Job Summary

Are you going to be one of the technical architects defining future powertrains that contribute to the global GHG reduction roadmap? Are you passionate about commercial trucks and have experience with how they are engineered and used? If so, then a career in PACCAR’s Global Powertrain Division as a Domain Owner is for you!

Within a new team of highly talented engineers, you will find yourself researching and defining the Electric and Internal Combustion Engine powertrains for all of PACCAR’s worldwide vehicle divisions. This position will take a global approach and requires collaboration within a diverse cross-functional and multicultural team. PACCAR is eager to advance its product line of internal combustion and zero emissions powertrains, and this is a chance to take a lead role in defining that plan. You will be a key part of ensuring PACCAR products not only meet the needs of customers but also those of the climate.


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



  • Responsible for the powertrain domain technical concepts, hence the powertrain power that drives/brakes the vehicle with the optimal efficiency for all powertrain types; Diesel, H2, and Electric powertrains.
  • Collect, understand, and align the powertrain targets and requirements for energy efficiency and power performance, but also e.g. durability, and cooling considerations.
  • Research and Develop powertrain concepts and architectures, and decompose them into the mechanical, and hardware design specifications and Software features for the powertrain systems/components to meet the customer/PACCAR expectations.
  • Define, document, support and monitor the powertrain requirements to assist the powertrain hardware and software engineering development.
  • Present the concept proposals and/or status in management meetings.


Qualifications / Skills

  • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Engineering, or a related field is required. Masters preferred.
  • 5-7 years of experience primarily within the automotive sector.
  • Excellent knowledge of:
    • Powertrain Domain
    • V-cycle definition and testing process
    • Pro-active attitude and perseverance
  • Excellent cooperation and communication skills in English including management presentation skills.
  • Ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment, while managing multiple priorities.


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 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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