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Date: May 6, 2024

Location: Kirkland, WA, US, 98033

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR Embedded Engineering organization has an immediate opening for an Embedded Hardware Integration Engineer to join our team in Kirkland, WA.

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 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!

Organization Information

PACCAR Embedded Engineering (EmE) is a rapidly expanding organization that is transforming the way control systems and software are developed for commercial vehicle applications. This includes developing the latest vehicle controls, display technology, telematics, BEV, and autonomous truck solutions that exceed customer expectations. You will collaborate with an international, cross-functional team focused on driving superior technical solutions that maximize customer uptime and operating efficiency. Successful applicants will demonstrate individual creativity in addressing challenges and opportunities while working within a supportive team to develop industry-leading solutions for the medium- and heavy-duty truck industry

Job Summary

PACCAR’s EmE department, which serves both Kenworth, Peterbilt and other global class leading brands, has an opening for an Electronics Hardware Integration Engineer. This role is responsible for vehicle or powertrain electrical/electronic component subsystem design, and electrical integration into heavy and medium duty vehicles.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Design, integration, and release of electrical and electronic components and systems for heavy and medium duty commercial truck vehicles.

  • Integrate and release embedded electronics hardware for vehicle and drive line controls

  • Complete engineering change notice documentation to manage old and new parts and use proprietary software to issue part bid requests.

  • Lead electronics engineering requirements specification and project management processes to maintain schedule, budget, scope, and functionality.

  • Work with and lead heavy truck OEM engineering supplier relationships with tier 1 and 2 suppliers.

  • 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 are 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.

  • Demonstrated planning, budgeting, and organizational skills

  • Demonstrated teamwork, mentoring, collaboration, and cross-functional communication skills.

  • Investigate and resolve warranty issues for power train electrical-related claims.

  • Up to 15% travel.

    Qualifications & Skills

  • Required

  • B.S. in Electrical Engineering or equivalent degree required.

  • 1+ years of experience in the design & release of automotive or commercial vehicle electrical components, electronic controls, switches, driver input devices, and/or HMI.

  • Experience with tier 1 supplier management, selection, hardware development, validation, and release.

  • Embedded electronics component technical requirement specification development and execution.

  • 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

  • Hands-on experience interpreting system schematics, wiring diagrams, and subsystem block diagrams.

  • Proficiency using Engineering tools (Pro-Engineer, Mentor Graphics, Matlab/Simulink, Rhapsody).

  • SAE J1939 CAN and ISO 17987 LIN Protocol.

  • Awareness of automotive, medium, and heavy-duty commercial truck regulations.

  • Experience with V-model design development and validation processes.

  • Experience with ISO 26262 functional safety guidelines and implementation.

  • Experience with failure modes and effects analysis and or hazard risk assessments.

  • Experience in automotive or similar technical requirements specification design and release.

  • Safety, on Board Diagnostics, and other areas impacting electrical/electronic design, architecture, and functionality.

  • Knowledge of DFSS tools including FMEA, QFD, etc.

  • Embedded real-time systems design and implementation.

  • Master's degree in the appropriate technical field (CS or EE preferred) and/or Professional Engineering license.

    As 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 more

    Additional Job Board Information

    At 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 the Embedded Hardware Integration Engineer position is $75,100-$112,300 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.