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Studio Modeler Job

Date: Nov 16, 2020

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Company Information 

PACCAR is the manufacturer of heavy and medium duty trucks. PACCAR is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.

 

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks.

 

Requisiton Summary

The Studio Modeler is a skilled craftsman capable of accurately executing 3-D models and mockups using various media to represent the design intent. The Studio Modeler works with Designer oversight and direction, and with Digital Sculptors to develop high-quality models that meet packaging and design constraints. The Studio Modeler fabricates and prepares models to the appropriate quality level for product reviews through to full-scale verification model properties. The Studio Modeler reports to the Studio Modeling Manager.

 

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Expert in Clay Modeling techniques; from concept ‘sketch’ modeling to milling support to highlighted, Class-A review models.
  • Skilled in working with multiple media to develop 3D models; from foam core mockups to high quality hard, painted Studio model properties.
  • Collaborate with Designers and Digital Sculptors to generate, refine and develop surfaces.
  • Responsible for developing high quality models from approved styling themes.
  • Ability to read and interpret engineering prints and accurately fabricate armatures.
  • Exterior and interior model set up, preparation, and development.
  • Responsible for recording points and sections from scale models and communicating data to engineering and Industrial Design staff.
  • Ability to rapidly respond to model or packaging revisions and product changes as requested from Product Planning, Engineering and Industrial Design staff.
  • Knowledge and skills to execute a project’s design intent from concept through final verification, working closely with the Industrial Design, Digital Modeling and Engineering Staff
  • Experience in mold making, fiberglass lay-up experience, hard part surfacing and fabrication, prep and paint.
  • Experience using a CMM and CAD programs, milling, and digital and manual shop tools
  • Display the ability to work with co-workers effectively. Self-motivated, proactive, innovative and industrious.

 

Qualifications / Skills

  • Minimum ten years of experience with clay modeling preferred.
  • Automotive, Transportation, or Product Design studio experience required.  Heavy truck experience preferred.
  • Experience in 3D scanning/CMM operation required.  Experience in CAD programs preferred.
  • Must be highly creative, motivated, collaborative and team-oriented.
  • Must have the ability to handle multiple assignments and possess the ability to perform in a fast-paced, results-oriented environment. 
  • Must possess excellent problem solving skills and interpersonal skills.

 

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


Nearest Major Market: Seattle
Nearest Secondary Market: Bellevue

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