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Engineering Intern - Summer/Fall 2018 Job

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Date: Jul 10, 2018

Location: Plano, TX, US

Company: PACCAR

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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!



Dynacraft, a PACCAR Company, is headquartered in Algona, WA.  Dynacraft is a diversified global manufacturer of PACCAR medium- and heavy-duty truck parts sold under Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF nameplates. For more than forty years, Dynacraft has provided the company’s truck divisions and PACCAR Parts service parts division with high quality components, subassemblies, and specialized services. Dynacraft has production facilities in Algona, WA and Louisville, KY, and will be opening a third facility in McKinney, TX in 2018.


Requisition Summary

Requisition Summary

An internship at Dynacraft, A PACCAR Company provides students with an opportunity to gain real world experience through a work assignment in the design engineering department. As an engineering intern, you will provide support to our design engineers while expanding your engineering skillset through projects and assignments.  Dynacraft is currently seeking two interns for Summer/Fall 2018 through December 31, 2018 to assist with the following roles and responsibilities: 

Roles / Responsibilities

  • Provide support to the manufacturing engineering team for current projects
  • Utilize Pro/Engineer to design and evaluate proposals
  • Create models and release drawings
  • Develop training aids and displays for production areas
  • Identify cost reduction opportunities
  • Determine root cause and drive corrective actions
  • Perform testing and record results
  • Contact suppliers for pricing and part information
  • Information gathering for proposed capital budget projects
  • Become familiar with Dynacraft's manufacturing processes
  • Create supporting documentation for current projects and organize files
  • Other administrative tasks as assigned to help department/plant meet its needs

Job Functions / Responsibilities

Qualifications & Skills

  • Must be currently enrolled in a Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Engineering program and must have completed at least two years of college towards their degree
  • Automotive experience/interest is desired
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Resourceful and a self-starter
  • Strong professionalism
  • Analytical thinking
  • Sense of urgency

Skills / Competencies

  • Demonstrated PC skills.
  • Automotive experience or interest strongly desired.
  • Excellent technical, verbal, written and presentation skills. 
  • Ability to work in a self-directed environment is preferred.
  • Knowledge of Creo preferred.


Currently enrolled in a Bachelor's or Master's degree program with a Mechanical, Industrial, or Manufacturing Degree focus.

Minimum qualifications include completion of sophomore year in an engineering program leading to a Bachelor’s Degree.

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an equal opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. 

Nearest Major Market: Plano
Nearest Secondary Market: Dallas

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