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Senior System Performance and Verification Engineer Job



Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, July 22, 2023

Requisition Summary

PACCAR Technical Center is seeking an engine aftertreatment system development and verification engineer to support the calibration, integration, and testing of engine aftertreatment systems as part of the PACCAR Global Engines team.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Define and execute calibration, verification, and testing activities to support engine aftertreatment development in vehicle and in the test cell environment
  • Collaboration with global PACCAR vehicle, OBD calibration and Engine performance teams to successfully integrate aftertreatment functions
  • Recommend, develop, and execute on continuous process improvement to improve product quality, reliability, and durability of the MX engine aftertreatment system
  • Stays aware of new and upcoming aftertreatment technologies and testing methods
  • Complete reports and presentations to communicate findings, draw conclusions and give recommendations on next steps
  • Mentor and help develop less experienced engineers
  • Maintain positive working relationship with other groups at the PACCAR Technical Center and other PACCAR divisions


  • 4+ years of work experience in the automotive industry
  • Understanding of heavy-duty diesel emissions regulatory requirements including diagnostics
  • Understanding of current diesel exhaust aftertreatment technology (DOC, DPF, SCR & DEF)
  • Knowledge of engine control system strategies and how they pertain to diesel engine and aftertreatment systems
  • Scripting and data analysis experience desired
  • Experience with engine test cell/vehicle data collection, analysis and test planning is preferred
  • Proficient with engine calibration, data collection tools (ATI Vision/Vector Canape, Cummins Calterm/ETAS INCA & Vector CANalyzer) and engine control systems
  • Must be self-directed; possess excellent analysis, communication, and presentation skills; must be organized and take a rigorous approach to engineering projects
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Must be able to manage personal workload and have the willingness, flexibility, and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands
  • Ability to travel up to 15%, including international travel


BS in a technical (STEM) field required, MS preferred

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability. 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 Senior System Performance and Verification Engineer is $80,800-$126,600 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.