Electronics Engineer

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POST DATE 8/18/2016
END DATE 10/18/2016

PACCAR Kirkland, WA

Kirkland, WA
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Entry Level (0 - 2 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.

The Electronics Engineer is responsible for the electrical and electronic component and subsystem design, and electrical integration into heavy duty vehicles.

Design and release of electrical and electronic components and systems for heavy commercial truck.
Integrate vehicle and drive line controls into vehicle electrical systems.
Complete engineering change notice documentation to manage old and new parts and use proprietary software to issue part bid requests.
Use Pro-engineer and Mentor Graphics to design and document electrical system schematics, wire harnesses and wire routings.
Manage engineering and project management processes to maintain schedule, budget, and functionality. Plan and track validation of components.
Support launch at truck assembly plants as needed, and resolve field issues as identified.
Ensure industry leading quality and reliability is met/maintained/exceeded on all components.
Work as part of a multi-disciplinary team with mechanical engineers, manufacturing engineers and other professionals to ensure quality heavy duty truck electrical designs.
Investigate and resolve warranty issues for power train electrical related claims.
Up to 15% travel.

BSEE or equivalent degree required.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, lean, collaborative team environment.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Good planning/tracking skills.
Competency with standard business software tools (word processing, spreadsheets, etc.).
Able to learn and use new processes and techniques and resourcefully solve complex technical issues.
Commitment to reliability, value, and quality in all aspects of work; desire to join the World s Best team.
Willingness to grow continuously, both personally and professionally and a strong results orientation.

Desired Skills/Attributes
3+ years design & release of automotive or commercial vehicle electrical components, including software, wire harnesses, electronic controls, switches, driver input devices, and/or HMI.
Proficiency using Engineering tools (Pro-Engineer, Mentor Graphics, Matlab/Simulink, Rhapsody).
Awareness of heavy duty commercial truck regulations, especially affecting instrumentation, emissions, safety, On Board Diagnostics, and other areas impacting electrical/electronic design, architecture, and functionality
Experience with supplier management through AlAG processes
Knowledge of DFSS tools including FMEA, QFD, etc.
Specific experience or expertise in one or more of:
Design /development of Automotiv...

Additional Benefits

PACCAR offers an excellent benefits package.