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Test Engineering Manager Job

Date: Nov 24, 2021

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

Company: PACCAR

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. This job is on-site at the PACCAR Technical Center.


Requisition Summary
The PACCAR Global Engine team is looking for a driven Test Engineering Manager to support the product development of the North American PACCAR engine families. The selected individual will be responsible for managing the development vehicle test fleet including but not limited to, maintenance, hardware and software updates, onsite and offsite high mileage testing, documentation, and internal reporting.


Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Manage a driven team responsible for the engineering test properties and vehicle testing
  • Responsible for the specification, ordering and maintenance of vehicle test fleet
  • Manage vehicle utilization and set priority with engineering teams and program management
  • Leads high mileage testing activities including budget, contract staffing and reporting
  • Maintains budget forecasts and staffing plans.
  • Directs and develops team, fostering an atmosphere of teamwork, and inspiring personal ownership and commitment to product quality.
  • Works collaboratively with PACCAR engine development teams, actively promotes cross-division teamwork, and overcomes cultural, communication and personality barriers.
  • Stay current on software functionality and product requirements for the PACCAR engine family
  • Stay current with technology and regulation trends in the heavy-duty diesel industry
  • Maintain positive working relationships with other groups and PACCAR divisions


Qualifications & Skills

  • BS degree in technical field required, MS degree preferred
  • Minimum of eight years of relevant work experience in the automotive industry
  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively in a multi-cultural 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 project demands.
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to travel up to 15%


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.


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/Protected Veteran/Disability.


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