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Project Lead Engineer Job

Date: Nov 11, 2022

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

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary
This position will lead and coordinate all technical activities of assigned engine development programs across disciplines. Candidates should expect to demonstrate an understanding of Diesel engine technology and development processes. The candidate needs to be able to work across multiple projects and teams, working with various teams across PACCAR to support their assigned programs. The position will work with peers and managers at other PACCAR divisions in order to assure global alignment of engine development.



  • ​​​​​​​Liaises with program management on technical execution aspects of assigned programs
  • Develops and manages the execution of the Vehicle Test Plan in collaboration with the Line Leads
  • Manage software and calibration content reviews 
  • Manage hardware content reviews 
  • Facilitate risk assessments of any changes within the program that impact the vehicle test plan
  • Coordinate with line leads all program level development test events including offsite testing
  • Program lead engineer provides input to the development and maintenance of the program budget
  • Responsible for communicating status to engineering and program management
  • Understand and work to resolve the technical roadblocks impacting delivery to the program
  • Liaise with program leads or equivalent across the global organization on status of the technical execution of a program
  • Provides the technical input and communication for the PCP and tollgate processes
  • Coordinates information communication across the program team 
  • Communicates to line and program management technical and/or program level roadblocks as required
  • Work on day-to-day basis with NA PACCAR Embedded System Development Team leads and Managers
  • Work closely with Embedded Engineering Lead Process Engineer in development of Global Configuration plan for NA PACCAR



  • BS in appropriate technical field required, MS degree in technical field preferred 
  • 3 years of demonstrated individual contribution in that technical field 
  • 5-8 years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Strong understanding of Powertrain Systems Development preferred
  • Technical familiarity across disciplines to understand potential impact of program changes 
  • Team leadership skills
  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively in a cross-functional work environment
  • Self-directed, excellent analysis and engineering judgment required
  • Organized and disciplined with ability to manage personal workload and a willingness and initiative to respond to shifting time and program demands. 
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills 
  • Ability to travel
  • Able to work in a team environment where multiple active projects require effective coordination of multiple concurrent tasks 


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