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Mechanical Design Engineer - Hood Design Job

Company: PACCAR
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: March 17, 2023

Job Description:

Company Information PACCAR 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!Division Information 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 SummaryThis position is in the Hood group and will work in a team based environment focused on the development of designs within the hood and outerbody systems. Design work will be focused on developing mechanical systems in support of new product development projects. In the position, the employee will have to opportunity to work with the product from the designand validation phases through production. The employee will work closely with other disciplines across the company to deliver a World Class product.
Here's what you will do in this role:

  • Support the design, development, and implementation of mechanical systems within the hood and outerbody systemsin the New Product Hood Design group
  • Utilize Creo modeling softwareto createassemblies that meet both structural and aesthetic goals.
  • Work with internal and external organizations to validate the designs.
  • Utilize PACCAR and industry systems to manage the product creationprocess, track costs, project schedules, and support new product introductions.
  • Work collaborativelywith multiple PACCAR divisions.
  • Support multiple priorities and goals simultaneously.
  • Develop and maintain a clear understanding of plant and supplier manufacturingprocesses associated with the production ofhood and outerbody systems.
  • Apply creativity to design tasks and problem solving while supportinginnovative approaches to standard work.Qualifications and Skills:
    • BSMErequired
    • 0-1 years industry-related background in the design and specification of automotive or outer body systems
    • Familiarity using Pro/E or other solid modeling software required. Experience with surface design and/or Finite Element Analysis desired.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
    • Knowledge of design techniques including Design for Six Sigma, Six Sigma, Pro-E and specific technical competencies.
    • Knowledge of GD&T principles.
    • Competency in the use of personal computer software including project management tools, word processing, spreadsheets, and databases.
    • Willingness to learn and make use of new engineering processes and techniques.
    • Support solvingtechnical problems.
    • Knowledge of product development and new product implementation.
    • Demonstrated team player
    • Candidates should have a willingness to grow personally and professionally and a demonstrated ability to supporta small team to timely objectives.Why work for PACCAR/Kenworth?
      • Global Fortune 500Company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
      • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their fields
      • Support and/or design the commercial vehicles of the future with a focus on emerging technologies such as electric and autonomous trucksAs 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 include wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and moreAdditional Job Board InformationAt 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 Mechanical Design Engineer- Hood Design is $60,900 - $91,300 annually. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.PACCAR promotes equal employment opportunities by implementing policies and practices that ensure employees and applicants are not discriminated against because of their race, color, religious creed, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, age, mental or physical disability, medical condition, genetic information, military or veteran status or other legally protected status. This applies to recruitment, selection, placement, promotion, termination, rates of pay, and other conditions of employment.

Keywords: PACCAR, Kirkland , Mechanical Design Engineer - Hood Design Job, Engineering , Kirkland, Washington

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