OBD Verification Project Lead Engineer

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Date: Apr 4, 2024

Location: Mount Vernon, WA, US, 98273-9671

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary


PACCAR Technical Center is seeking an OBD Verification Project Lead Engineer (PLE) to support PACCAR’s Global Engine team in the product development of next generation engines and aftertreatment systems. In this role, you will apply your domain knowledge and team skills to take a leading role within PACCAR Global Engines.

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 Functions / Responsibilities


  • Support calibration, verification, and testing activities to support OBD Engineers to meet project goals
  • Mentor and help develop less experienced engineers across PACCAR divisions
  • Lead and support root cause analysis for complex OBD development issues
  • Collaborate with program stakeholders to improve product quality, reliability, performance, and durability of the PACCAR powertrain
  • Collaborate globally with PACCAR Engine Integration and Validation PLEs, project managers and engineering supervisors to support the team
  • Cross-functional skills to interact with a variety of groups across the organization



  • 10+ years of demonstrated work experience in technology and product development 
  • Detailed knowledge of current and future heavy-duty diesel engine, exhaust aftertreatments and OBD technologies
  • Good knowledge of OBD Regulatory Requirements from 1971.1 and 1971.5.
  • Must be self-directed; possess excellent analysis, communication, and presentation skills; must be organized and take a rigorous approach to engineering projects
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel up to 15%, including international travel



BS in an Engineering field, MS or advanced degree preferred

Paccar Benefits


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

  • Competitive salary and 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – Minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick leave
  • 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 program
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information


PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. 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 OBD Verification Project Lead Engineer is $110,600 - $173,000 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. #LI-ZP1

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