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Engine Verification Supervisor Job



People & HR, Operations
Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Saturday, November 4, 2023

Requisition Summary


The PACCAR Global Engine team is looking for a driven Engine Verification Supervisor to support current product and product development with a specific focus on heavy-duty diesel engine verification and performance of the North American PACCAR engine families. The selected individual will work closely with the global cross-functional verification and validation teams and be responsible for delivering the best performing emissions and OBD compliant engines for North America.


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.


The PACCAR Technical Center provides engineering excellence to the truck, engine, and winch divisions of PACCAR Inc through innovative product development and testing. The Technical Center is located in the Skagit Valley about 65 miles north of Seattle, Washington.  

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


  • Lead and mentor calibration and test engineers, fostering an atmosphere of teamwork, and inspiring personal ownership and commitment to product quality.
  • Uses engineering principles and experience to develop test procedures to conduct targeted engine verification and performance testing.
  • Work with other verification supervisors to provide relevant input to the development, communication and management of program level engine and vehicle test plans, including timing, quality, and budget.
  • Provides support to the aftersales in the calibration, verification and validation, and release of running change software releases.
  • Align test plans with the OBD teams and support them in the development of robust diagnostic calibrations.
  • Leads initiatives to improve testing methods for higher efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Stays current on software functionality and product requirements for the PACCAR engine family.
  • Stays technically current with the heavy-duty diesel industry.
  • Maintains positive working relationships with other groups and PACCAR divisions



  • Minimum 8 years of direct work experience in the automotive industry
  • Sound knowledge of test cell and in-vehicle diesel engine calibration, calibration tools, OBD, and engine control systems
  • Sound knowledge of OBD regulatory requirements
  • Sound knowledge of tailpipe, GHG, and Not-To-Exceed regulations
  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment
  • Self-directed, excellent analysis and engineering judgment required
  • Organized and disciplined with ability to manage personal workload and a willingness and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands
  • Excellent oral and written communications skills
  • Ability to travel up to 15% 



BS in appropriate technical field required, MS degree in technical field 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 Engine Verification Supervisor is $93,000 - $145,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above as well as a holiday gift.