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Senior Design Engineer

Company: PACCAR
Location: Lewisville
Posted on: June 9, 2024

Job Description:

Company InformationPACCAR 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, manufacturing, and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates 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!PACCAR Zero EmissionsPACCAR's Zero Emissions department is focused on new technologies such as battery electric, hydrogen fuel cell electric, and advanced vehicle concepts that eliminate harmful emissions in the heavy and medium duty transportation industries. Our mission is to create the world's best zero emissions products for our customers, and our communities. Our teams are comprised of bright minds, friendly personalities, and we thrive on engaging collaboration that delivers top performing trucks. Successful applicants will be part of the team shaping the future of zero emissions commercial vehicles.Requisition SummaryAre you interested in developing Battery Electric Vehicles? Are you Passionate about Power Electronics? Do you have diverse skillset in electrical safety principles, systems engineering, product design and communication? If so, then a career as a Power Electronics Engineer in PACCAR Global Powertrain Division is for you! Within a new team of highly talented engineers, you will find yourself designing safety into Electrical Vehicle Systems for all of PACCAR's worldwide Vehicle divisions. This position will take a global approach and requires collaboration within diverse cross-functional and multicultural team. PACCAR is eager to advance its product line of zero-emissions powertrains, and this is chance to assume a critical role in supporting that effort. This posting is for high voltage power electronics development, which involves Onboard Charging, DCDC Conversion, AC Invertors, Charge Inlets/Connectors, Charge Control Functions, Fuses, Circuit boards, Circuit Protection technologies, High Voltage Charging and Power Conversion. The positions open for this program will work together in concert with internal expertise and suppliers to develop the next generation of high voltage components. These components enable key vehicle functions of safety, charging, and power transmission to all vehicle electronics. The ideal goal of this development effort is to integrate and consolidate devices into an elegant assembly that optimizes performance, packaging, and cost to support longer range and higher adoption of commercial EV's.This position is located at PACCAR's North Texas Office in Lewisville. Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Deliver the ideation, design, and implementation of new high-voltage power electronics system.
  • Develop component specifications based on system performance targets.
  • Coordinate development activities with prototype suppliers to deliver functional hardware for on-road testing.
  • Support and contribute to the product development roadmap for advanced electric vehicle technologies through collaboration with suppliers and colleagues across the PACCAR global organization.
  • Provide written and verbal updates to communicate status, changes, risks/gaps to vehicle program timelines and identify opportunities for improvement.
  • Less than 25% travel is expected. Qualifications & Skills
    • Bachelor of Science degree in Mechanical or Electrical Engineering is required.
    • Master's degree in mechanical engineering, Electrical Engineering or Business is preferred.
    • 3-5 years' experience in automotive and or aviation engineering translating new ideas and concepts into prototypes through detailed design processes is required.
    • 3-5 years' Experience with electric vehicles or high voltage electronics components is preferred.
    • Demonstrated ability to collaborate across diverse teams to meet objectives and timelines.
    • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Proven ability to deliver technical presentations and written reports to diverse audiences.
    • Willingness to grow personally and professionally, ready to learn and make use of new processes and techniques. Be resourceful with problem solving approach.
    • Willingness to be outgoing, engaging, with a demonstrated passion to deliver top quality results. BENEFITSWhy work for PACCAR?
      • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities.
      • Work in an established engineering organization where work/life balance is valued.
      • 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 drive systems, ADAS, and full autonomous driving.
      • Medical, dental, and vision insurance plans for you and your family.
      • Paid Time Off - vacation, paid holidays, and sick leave.
      • 401k with company match AND a company-paid pension plan after 5 years.
      • Tuition reimbursement for continued education - eligible after 1 year of service.ADDITIONAL JOB INFORMATIONPACCAR 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.#LI-LW1

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