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Powertrain Calibration Engineer - BEV Charging Control Integration



Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, March 21, 2024

Requisition Summary

We are looking for a BEV Charging Integration Lead within the Powertrain Software and Development team. Specific focus will be leading the development, calibration and in-vehicle verification of Battery Electric Vehicle Charging Systems. The selected individual will work in a global, cross-divisional, and innovative team to develop and calibrate “Best in Class” vehicle functions 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 with easy access to many outdoor recreation activities such as hiking and biking as well as skiing at Mt. Baker.

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 BEV Charging system integration activities regarding embedded and supplier software packages for North American BEV Vehicles
  • Successfully develops and executes Calibration & System Integration plans for the BEV programs, including timing, quality, and budget
  • Provides technical feedback on proposed product changes
  • Supports embedded engineering group with new product requirements definition and software prototyping initiatives
  • Stays current on industry trends and system development processes
  • Identifies opportunities or provides input for new initiatives to improve calibration and testing methods for higher efficiency and effectiveness
  • Works with Control Systems Owners (CSO) to Maintain living standard corporate documents with Suppliers
  • Tracks Supplier development software interacting with all relevant CSO’s. Records/Reports changes, issues, and debug status
  • Track Supplier field software interacting with all relevant CSO’s. Records/Reports changes, issues, and debug status
  • Align SW specifications with HW sample versions release and timing for build events
  • Work with all CSO’s to Submit PACCAR SW requirements to Supplier and hold them accountable for satisfying requirements
  • In charge of Vehicle Systems Integration of Functions for Charging
  • System Test and Development
  • Coordinates testing, results and communication documentation with all suppliers
  • In-depth functional understanding of all Charging Sub Systems
  • Summarize technical issues and communicate project status effectively to all levels of management
  • Link and track defects in PACCAR system(s) to Supplier Software tracking


  • BS in appropriate technical field required.
  • 5+ years of relevant work experience preferred
  • Excellent Knowledge of BEV technology, vehicle applications, and standards
  • Knowledge of automotive communication protocols: J1939, UDS, XCP, Ethernet, CAN-bus, LIN-bus
  • Experience coordinating technical work within and between organizations
  • Knowledge of Electric Vehicle Technologies and customer usage patterns
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-directed and have demonstrated high levels of resourcefulness, initiative and innovation
  • Ability to travel up to 25%


BS in appropriate technical field required.

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 Powertrain Calibration Engineer - BEV Charging Control Integration is $96,700 - $151,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for the full range of benefit options listed above. #LI-ZP1