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Project Engineer - SuperTruck Mechanical Systems Integration Job

Company: PACCAR
Location: Renton
Posted on: March 15, 2023

Job Description:

Company InformationPACCAR 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, manufacturing, and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates andalso 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. Get started!Sr. Design Engineer / Sr. Project Engineer - Battery Electric Vehicle Mechanical Systems IntegrationPACCAR's Zero Emissions department is focused on new technologies such as battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell electric, and advanced vehicle concepts that eliminate harmful emissions in the heavy and medium duty transportation industries. Our mission is to create the world's best zero emissions products for our customers, and our communities. Our teams are comprised of bright minds, friendly personalities, and we thrive on engaging collaboration that delivers top performing trucks.PACCAR has recently been awarded a grant for the SuperTruck 3 program through the Department of Energy Vehicle Technology Office. The grant program will focus on the demonstration of battery electric technologies in a real-world fleet operation starting with currently available technologies, progressing to next generation designs, and ending with future technology demonstrations. If you want to be a part of the team shaping the future of zero emissions commercial vehicles, this is the role for you.This team will support and deliver the mechanical integration expertise needed to develop and demonstrate advanced battery electric vehicle technologies. From early concepts to prototype designs, both roles will focus on packaging, structural, and thermal aspects of vehicle design leveraging a systems engineering approach. These roles will be responsible for both retrofitting next-generation prototypes and the delivery of future vehicle and architecture solutions that optimize the performance of commercial vehicles designed specifically for electric propulsion.Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Design the mechanical, and thermal components for integration of next-generation high voltage components, mega-charging systems, and e-powertrain solutions into a small fleet of existing and future technology demonstration trucks.
  • Build and support retrofit and commissioning activities with a hands-on approach.
  • Analyze designs for performance, structural and thermal performance using advanced simulation techniques.
  • Document and report findings of investigations and development path to share insights and gather feedback to refine future focus.
  • Support and contribute to the product development roadmap for advanced electric vehicle technologies through collaboration with suppliers and colleagues across the PACCAR global organization.
  • Provide written and verbal updates to communicate status, changes, risks/gaps to vehicle program timelines and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Less than 25% travel.Qualifications & Skills
    • Bachelor's degree in Mechanical Engineering or Automotive Technology is required.
    • Master's degree in Mechanical Engineering, Electrical Engineering or Business is preferred.
    • 5+years' experience in aviation and or automotive engineering translating new ideas and concepts into prototypes through detailed design processes is required.
    • Experience with 3D modeling software including modeling and analysis is required. Candidate should be a very strong to expert user of modeling and analysis/simulation software tools.
    • Experience with hands-on assembly and operation of prototype vehicles is preferred.
    • Experience with electric vehicles or high voltage electric systems preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across diverse teams to meet objectives and timelines.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to deliver technical presentations and written reports to diverse audiences.
    • Willingness to grow personally and professionally, ready to learn and make use of new processes and techniques. Be resourceful with problem solving approach.
    • Willingness to be outgoing, engaging, with a demonstrated passion to deliver top quality results.PACCAR BenefitsAs a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:
    • 401k with up to a 5% company match
    • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
    • Comprehensive paid time off - minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
    • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
    • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
    • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
    • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
    • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
    • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and moreAdditional Job Board InformationPACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability and E-Verify Employer.At PACCAR, we value talent and promote growth and development. We carefully consider numerous compensation factors including your education, training, or experience. The salary range for the Project Engineer - SuperTruck Mechancial Systems Integration is $106,300 - $166,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.
    • Hiring Location: Renton, WA

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