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Vehicle Performance Stimulation Engineer - Summer 2021 Internship Job

Company: PACCAR Inc.
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: February 15, 2021

Job Description:

Kenworth Division of PACCAR is seeking energetic, independent Engineering Intern who is interested in creating, defining, and launching the next generation of industry-leading trucks to join our 2021 Engineering Internship Program in Kirkland, 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 are looking for a talented, bright, and driven candidate who has interest in the field of sustainable transportation. Vehicle Performance Stimulation Engineer Intern will be a part of Kenworth Vehicle Integration Engineering Team and will have an opportunity to gain hands-on experience and make a valuable contribution to overall achievement of the company mission. The successful candidate will support a team of high-performing professionals who pride themselves in developing innovative processes, setting industry standards for quality, and providing cost-effective designs. The Stimulation Engineer Intern will be responsible for creating simulation models for fuel/energy economy and drivability performance and will have the opportunity to work with big data related to vehicle performance.

The primary scope of work includes assisting in the analysis of component efficiency data, full vehicle simulation results, maintenance, and improvements to modeling tools for simulated vehicle control behavior. Other responsibilities may include defining control function requirements and assisting in validation of vehicle-level performance.

RESPONSIBILITIES

Identify, develop and incorporate advanced automotive technologies into PACCAR products.
Build, maintain, and utilize vehicle simulation models for fuel/energy economy and drivability performance evaluation in support of major projects.
Collect requirements by interacting with cross-functional teams to define functional requirements.
Work with global teams to deliver common, cost-efficient solutions PACCAR-wide.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

Currently pursuing a degree in one of the following disciplines: Engineering (Electrical, Software, or Mechanical), Computer Science, or equivalent (sophomore status or higher)
Experience in Matlab/Simulink/Stateflow
Experience in system modeling and simulation
Skilled in big data, data management and integration tools, and Microsoft Office
Experience communicating complex ideas via dashboards
Understanding of design, development, and validation processes
Independent judgment and effective decision-making skills
Passion and interest in working on next-generation electrified vehicles

PREFFERRED QUALIFICATIONS/SKILLS

Automotive background
Experience in controls development
Experience in requirements management
Experience modeling powertrain and auxiliary vehicle components
Experience in electrified components
Experience in model refactoring for structure and consistency in future projects for PACCAR
Experience in graphical user interface development experience (Matlab, Tableau) to communicate concepts in a simple but accurate manner
Familiarity with statistics for analyzing test data
Familiarity with version control software
Familiarity with MiL/SiL/HiL simulation
Familiarity with J1939 protocol
Familiarity with reliability analysis of components

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

Keywords: PACCAR Inc., Kirkland , Vehicle Performance Stimulation Engineer - Summer 2021 Internship Job, Engineering , Kirkland, Washington

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