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Mechanical Engineer - Low Cab Forward Engineer Job

Company: PACCAR
Location: Denton
Posted on: May 26, 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, manufacture and customer support of high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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!Peterbilt Motors CompanyOn highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride. Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the IndustryRequisition SummaryThis position will be responsible for engineering design, development, and production support of Peterbilt Models 520 and 220 and Kenworth K270/K370 within the Low Cab Forward Team at Peterbilt Division Headquarters in Denton, Texas.This position regularly interacts with the PACCAR Mexico design team and production facility in Mexicali, Mexico. Additionally, it is a primary interface for regular interactions with key customers and offers project leadership opportunities and development.Duties involve working on new development programs, employing innovative skills to evolve ideas from concepts to implementation,providing engineering assistance,assembly/system design, problem resolution, training, and other engineering duties supporting various aspects of expedited programs.Additional tasks include completing six sigma documentation in assigned phases of the project and applying standard engineering techniques with minimal supervision, occasionally requiring independent evaluation.The hiring level for this position will be dependent upon education and experience.Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Identify and initiate designs of a complex nature and conduct necessary research incidental to design.
  • Complete design projects through the processes of planning, concept development, calculation, and design analysis, design, testing, evaluation, and implementation.
  • Handle multiple tasks concurrently.
  • Manage supplier activities related to the design and manufacture of components.
  • Apply knowledge of stress analysis and FEA.
  • Apply knowledge of various materials and manufacturing processes for components used in vehicle interiors.
  • Apply knowledge and skills in Creo and Windchill functionality.
    • Apply knowledge of Geometric Dimensioning & Tolerancing principles.
    • Coordinate and complete projects and design efforts with other engineering groups and departments within the company.Job Functions / Responsibilities cont.
      • Prepare engineering activity status reports and other detailed reporting as directed.
      • Identify, prioritize, and coordinate the resolution of production, production control, and Quality Assurance issues as appropriate.
      • Apply a proactive approach to defining issues and reaching early resolution and consensus.
      • Demonstrate professional and successful communication skills (verbal/written) with strong, effective interpersonal abilities.
      • Act in a professional manner in all contacts with external and internal customers.
      • Travel may be required up to 15%.Qualifications/Skills
        • Proficiency with CAD software required; experience with Creo Parametric and Windchill desired.
        • Industry-related background in the design and specification of automotive systems, product development, and new product implementation desired.
        • Proficiency in the use of Design for Six Sigma tools is desired.
        • Professional Engineering license beneficial.
        • Proficiency in Spanish is beneficial.EducationBachelor's Degree in Mechanical Engineering or related field required.General Description of 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 corporation.Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups - The Diversity Council,PeterbiltWomen's Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, Peterbilt Black Organization for Leadership and Development (B.O.L.D), and LGBTQ+ Advocate support group.

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