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KIRKLAND WA Full Time Posted: Wednesday, 15 January 2020
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Mechanical Design Engineer - Cooling Systems

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

Do you have a passion for vehicle design? Do you want to work on industry-leading products that are setting the bar for fuel economy, low greenhouse gas emissions, and exceptional quality? Join a group of high-performing professionals who pride themselves in developing innovative products. Kenworth design engineers focus on product development from conceptualization to implementation on the production floor. See your designs making a difference on the open highway!

Kenworth offers unique career advancement opportunities ranging from engineering design, manufacturing operations, product planning, marketing, and many other business functions.

Job Functions/Responsibilities

  • Participate in the design and development of heavy-duty truck powertrain Cooling Systems and their sub-components.
  • Manage projects from start to finish, with a focus on performance, reliability and cost.
  • Work in a fast-paced team environment to achieve common PACCAR Inc. goals for Vehicle Uptime and Engineering Excellence.
  • Complete work related to ongoing vehicle production including: Requests for Engineering Information (REI), Custom Option Requests (OAR), Plant Liaison Requests (PLR) and field service issue resolution.
  • Work in a cross-divisional and international team to define, verify and validate functional design requirements.
  • Work with Program Management to complete Product Creation Process (PCP) deliverables.
  • Utilize CAD software to design and optimize complex parts and assemblies and their manufacturing.
  • Lead quality and innovation initiatives by staying up-to-date to industry trends and advanced technologies.

    Qualifications & Skills
  • BSME or equivalent required.
  • 2+ years of experience in the specification and design of complex automotive systems strongly preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of CAD software. Pro/E or Creo Parametrics preferred.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, quality, results-oriented environment.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills.
  • Familiarity with PACCAR systems and processes preferred.
  • Strong motivation to learn about heavy duty powertrain concepts, including advanced technologies related to thermal management.
  • Experience with Design for Six Sigma (DFSS) processes and tool usage in the product development cycle desired.
  • High competence in the use of Microsoft Office suite.
  • Master's degree in Business or Engineering a plus.
  • Professional Engineer License (PE) a plus.
  • Familiarity with Project Management methodology a plus.

    Additional PACCAR Website Information
    PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability.

KIRKLAND WA, United States of America
1/15/2020 12:20:03 AM

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