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Engineering Intern - Advanced Aftertreatment Job

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Date: Feb 14, 2019

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

This intern will work in the Advance Technology department on a project focused on engine aftertreatment catalyst development.  The candidate will interact closely with a team of engineers to design, fabricate and demonstrate a working prototypes of a robotic system for applying catalyst coatings for aftertreatment application.

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!

Division Information

.The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Develop NH₃ Temperature Program Desorption (TPD) procedure for catalyst samples, using chemisorption instrumentation.
  • Screen catalyst samples and establish a database for comparative and modeling studies.
  • Compare and contract TPD for PACCAR catalyst and conventional technologies.


Required Qualifications:

  • Chemistry and materials science at Bachelor’s or Master’s degree level.
  • Experience in operating analytical instruments for materials analysis.

Preferred Qualifications & Skills

  • Capable of working independently with minimal supervision, but seeks out collaboration for enhanced performance.
  • Embraces the discovery process and learning new skills.
  • Excellent written and oral presentation skills.


Bachelor's or Master's Degree in Mechanical/Materials Engineering in Progress 

Additional Job Board Information

If you would like more information about what makes PACCAR an excellent place to work, please visit the PACCAR Career Site.

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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