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Technical Project Manager Job

Date: Apr 11, 2021

Location: Renton, WA, US

Company: PACCAR

Kenworth Division of PACCAR has an opportunity for an experienced Technical Project Manager to join our Research and Development Center in Renton, WA.


Company Information

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR 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, manufacturing, 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!

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, and medium-duty diesel-electric hybrids.



Requisition Summary



We seek an experienced, qualified applicant for position of Technical Project Manager who will be a part of Kenworth Research and Development Center and work closely with Kenworth Engineering and the PACCAR Technical Center. R&D at Kenworth is a demanding and multi-faceted environment where you will support the process of assembling the entire vehicle from design to field test.

The successful applicant will be responsible for managing specific aspects of R&D projects, creating technical documents, conveying complex information in a clear and concise manner and work with R&D Center staff to ensure accuracy of product descriptions and drawing depictions.  This is an exciting opportunity to contribute and build excellent heavy-duty truck concepts and prototypes.

Technical Project Manager, besides managing vehicle planning and build activities, will manage project budgets and schedules; host meetings; generate and publish status reports to multiple audiences, manage and prioritize activities with external team members and produce documentation for management presentations.  The assignment has a strong focus, but is not limited to, the design and management of vehicle related software and controls systems.






  • Manage project level budgets and schedules.
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reports to external and internal audiences.
  • Plan, develop, organize and generate operational procedures and manuals.
  • Create process instructions from verbal or written instruction.
  • Research, develop and document technical design specifications and test procedures.
  • Manage and prioritize project tasks against competing outside influences.
  • Manage updates and revisions to technical literature.





  • BS Degree in Engineering, Computer Science or related technical field.
  • Minimum five (5) years’ industry experience, with at least two (2) years in Program Management and/or as a Technical Lead.
  • Flexibility of hours to support business requirements and ability to travel.






  • Strong technical background required to function and convey intent of system design changes.
  • Fluent in Microsoft applications such as: Project, Visio, Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access.
  • Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Excellent knowledge of MatLab Simulink and Embedded C Programming and Scripting.
  • Working knowledge of vehicle systems and architecture.
  • Working knowledge of engineering and manufacturing design practices.




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

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