Powertrain After-Sales Engineer Job

Date: Sep 19, 2023

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

Company: PACCAR

Current Product Engineer focused on PACCAR engines will work at the PACCAR Technical Center in Mount Vernon, Washington. We are looking for an ambitious individual who will thrive in a high performance team supporting world-class products.
Job Functions / Responsibilities 

•    Identify, analyze, define, and communicate service issues for solution development
•    Act as a technical liaison between the PACCAR field organization and Product Development, Quality, and Manufacturing organizations
•    Support root cause identification of internal combustion engine and component failures through in-depth data analysis and testing
•    Guide the engine disassembly, inspection, and measurement processes to determine root cause of engine and component failures
•    Track and communicate solution development and implementation
•    Support solution validation planning and execution
•    Provide direction and technical guidance to field service personnel
•    Provide on-site customer support as required
•    Provide advanced troubleshooting support for engine and aftertreatment systems
•    Leverage outside resources and work cross-functionally with other groups to solve customer engine and aftertreatment system issues as they arise
•    Effectively communicate with dealership personnel, field service, and other experts
•    Consult with subject matter experts to establish detailed information needed for problem resolution



•    3+ years relevant work experience in heavy duty diesel engine design, testing or field service
•    Competency in fatigue wear mechanisms and analysis. 
•    Experience interacting with and interpreting large datasets
•    Statistical methods and applications to engineer problems
•    Understand diesel engine and aftertreatment design and operation
•    Self-directed, excellent analysis skills and engineering judgment required
•    Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively
•    Organized and disciplined with ability to manage workload and project demands
•    Understanding of problem solving process and six-sigma tools
•    MS Office, Matlab, Minitab or equivalent statistical software package proficiency
•    Ability to travel up to 10%.



BS in Mechanical Engineering or other appropriate field, MS preferred.

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.

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.  


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!


PACCAR Benefits 

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


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 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 including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability and E-Verify Employer. 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 the Powertrain After-Sales Engineer is $80,800 - $126,600 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.

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