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Structural Validation Manager Job



Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023

Requisition Summary

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Requisition Summary

A PACCAR Technical Center (PTC) Structural Validation manager mentors and guides a high-performance team in providing structural validation support for PACCAR truck development programs. Responsibilities of this job include evaluating and delegating projects, reviewing results, providing support and training for PACCAR Technical Center (PTC) structural validation team and interfacing with other PACCAR divisions.

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 premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also 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!

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Ensure proper structural validation for PACCAR truck programs.
  • Receive, evaluate, and assign project requests in support of truck division development programs
  • Communicate project scheduling, issues, and progress with customers
  • Cooperate with other PTC groups to gather appropriate test data
  • Maintain latest knowledge of structural test and validation in heavy duty truck industry
  • Support, create and maintain departmental procedures
  • Maintain department budget
  • Develop and Maintain Department Metrics
  • Assess operational needs (processes, staffing, equipment) and provide inputs to management


  • Proven background in structural mechanics
  • Strong experience in structural test and validation in heavy truck industry
  • Project management experience
  • Strong communication skills, including presentations
  • Prior supervisory or team lead experience preferred


Master’s degree in engineering or equivalent

PACCAR Benefits

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 including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Board Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability and E-Verify Employer. 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 Structural Validation Manager is $93,000 - $145,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above.