Electrical Design Engineer

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POST DATE 9/1/2016
END DATE 1/28/2017

PACCAR Kirkland, WA

Kirkland, WA
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Full Time
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Mid-Career (2 - 15 years)


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 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. Kenworth is the first truck manufacturer to receive the Environmental Protection Agency s Clean Air Excellence award in recognition of its environmentally friendly products.

We're looking for a creative Electrical Design Engineer to join our wiring team in Kirkland, WA.

Design and release of electrical and electronic components and systems for heavy commercial truck.
Integrate engine and after treatment systems into vehicle electrical systems.
Manage engineering and project management processes to maintain schedule, budget, and functionality.
Plan and track validation of components.
Support product launch at vehicle assembly plants.
Ensure industry leading quality and reliability is met/maintained/exceeded on all components.
Provide interface documentation to wiring design, system architect(s), and mechanical design group.
Contribute to development of procedures and practices that ensure quality, reliable electronic systems.
As part of a new product development team, perform the design and development of assigned elements of: wiring harnesses, routings and guides system level schematics or other embedded electronic control modules

BSEE or equivalent engineering degree required.
Desired: 3+ yrs design & release of automotive or commercial vehicle electrical systems or industry-related background.
Experience in design and application of automotive wiring harnesses, automotive electronic control modules, switches, driver input devices, and HMI elements.
Experience in wiring design using Mentor Graphics. Knowledge of DC power distribution, management, protection, fusing, and routing systems, practices and tools desired.
Proficiency using Requirements Management tools, Systems Engineering tools, Pro/E or other 3D CAD software also desired.
Engineering knowledge of heavy duty commercial truck safety systems, regulations, especially in the areas of: operating, service, and performance environments.
Experience creating engineering documentation including preparation of component and harness drawings, diagrams, and routings, responding to Requests for Engineering Information, writing Engineering Change Notices, test coordination, support for production, and customer service.
Solid understanding of Design for Six Sigma and Six Sigma techniques.
Willing to learn and use new engineering processes and techniques and be resourceful in solving complex technical problems.
Experience in product development and new product implementation.
Able to work in a te...

Additional Benefits

PACCAR offers an excellent benefits package.