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Connected Truck Design Engineer Job

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Date: Jul 11, 2019

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Requisition Summary

Kenworth Truck Company is hiring a Connected Truck Design Engineer. This position will support development activities in the Remote Diagnostics and Connected Truck team. The engineer will have the opportunity to provide innovative problem solving in a product development and service environment. This role will interface with production employees, production supervisors, product engineering, plant engineering, management, suppliers, and customers. The role will require collaboration with other PACCAR companies: Peterbilt, DAF, PACCAR Technical Center, Information Technology Division, Engine Support Center, and the PACCAR Engine Company.

Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Define and develop Connected Truck and Diagnostics features.
  • Perform end-to-end validation of new features; from the vehicle to PACCAR Solutions web portal.
  • Define and create interface requirements for planned enhancements to PACCAR Solutions.
  • Validate PACCAR Solutions web portal as new features are implemented.
  • Update service information as required to guarantee consistency across information platforms for end users.
  • Coordinate with other systems to ensure consistency of message to driver, fleet manager, and service personnel.
  • Validate diagnostic troubleshooting guides based on vehicle in motion data.
  • Develop service tool solutions.
  • Research data to uncover root cause and initiate resolution.
  • Support other investigations, using Data Analytics tools.
  • Use Design for Six Sigma and Six Sigma techniques to manage engineering projects.
  • Occasional travel is required.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical, Mechanical or Software Engineering, or related degree is required.
  • Master’s Degree in business or engineering and P.E. certificate desirable but not required.
Skills / Competencies
  • Commercial vehicle background, including SAE J1939, service, vehicle controls, and telematics.
  • Experience in the specification and design of complex automotive components desirable.
  • Past experience working onsite at a PACCAR facility desirable but not required.
  • Knowledge of engine and after-treatment functions is preferred.
  • Knowledge of diagnostic trouble codes is preferred.
  • Knowledge of fleet telematics systems and Design for Six Sigma highly desired.
  • Competence in the use of personal computer software such as word processing, database, and spreadsheets.
  • Familiarity with project management methods and tools.
  • Experience with Data Analytics and Data Visualizations tools is a plus.
  • Experience with software development cloud computing is desirable.
  • Candidate should be willing to make use of engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems.
  • Requires independent judgement and effective project management.
  • Ability to manage costs, time and resources; strong communication skills.
  • Must demonstrate ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment, manage multiple simultaneous projects, and respond dynamically to shifting priorities.
Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

Job Segment: Engineer, Electrical, Design Engineer, Product Development, Database, Engineering, Research, Technology

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