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OBD Diagnostic Supervisor



People & HR, Operations
Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Thursday, May 23, 2024

Requisition Summary

Paccar Technical Center seeks an OBD Calibration Supervisor to develop OBD Engine and Aftertreatment diagnostics to meet regulatory requirements and reduce Dashlamp on time throughout all development phases of the program.

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 high-quality light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates. PACCAR designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines 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

  • Supervise a team of OBD Calibrators to develop OBD Diagnostic functions to meet regulatory requirements and reduce Dashlamp on time throughout all development phases of the program.
  • Supervisor will lead a team to perform pre calibration work on an engine dyno and apply it to the vehicle level.
  • Performs diagnostic routines, reports findings and gives recommendations in order to improve system reliability and durability.
  • Defines, purchases, and maintains all hardware and software tools required to interface with the engine management systems.


  • Excellent leadership skills with 2 years experienced as a supervisor or team lead.
  • Strong knowledge of Regulatory requirements in association with OBD is a plus.
  • In-depth knowledge of Powertrain management systems with knowledge of performance, experience with in-vehicle engine and engine-vehicle calibration and data acquisition systems, understanding of control systems and system requirements. ability to work well independently and in a team environment.
  • Must be self-directed; possess excellent analysis, communication and presentation skills; must be organized and take a rigorous approach to engineering projects.
  • Must be able to manage personal workload and have the willingness, flexibility, and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands.


BS in appropriate technical field required (electrical/mechanical engineering a plus), MS preferred.

Paccar Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Competitive salary and 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 leave
  • 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 program
  • 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. 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 OBD Diagnostic Supervisor is $93,000 - $145,500 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This position is also eligible for a holiday gift.