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OBD Calibration Supervisor Job

Date: Feb 16, 2021

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

PACCAR, global manufacturer of heavy-duty transportation equipment, including Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks, seeks an OBD Calibration Supervisor at their Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Washington.  Learn more at

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!

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

  • Supervise a team of OBD Calibrators to develop OBD aftertreatment functions to meet regulatory requirements and reduce Dashlamp on time throughout all development phases of the program. 
  • Supervisor will lead a team to perform pre calibration work on an engine dyno and apply it to the vehicle level.
  • Performs diagnostic routines, reports findings and gives recommendations in order to improve system reliability and durability. 
  • Defines, purchases, and maintains all hardware and software tools required to interface with the engine management systems.


  • Excellent leadership skills with 2 years experienced as a Supervisor or team lead.
  • Strong knowledge of Regulatory requirements in association with OBD is a plus. 
  • In-depth knowledge of Powertrain management systems with knowledge of performance, experience with in-vehicle engine and engine-vehicle calibration and data acquisition systems, understanding of control systems and system requirements. ability to work well independently and in a team environment. 
  • Must be self-directed; possess excellent analysis, communication and presentation skills; must be organized and take a rigorous approach to engineering projects. 
  • Must be able to manage personal workload and have the willingness, flexibility, and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands.


BS in appropriate technical field required (electrical/mechanical engineering a plus), MS preferred. 

Additional Job Board Information

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

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Everett

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