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Engine Integration Engineer



Other Engineering
Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Friday, June 7, 2024

Requisition Summary

The PACCAR Global Engine team is looking for a driven Engine Integration Engineer to support product development with a specific focus on heavy-duty diesel engine integration and performance of PACCAR engine families. The selected individual will work closely with the global cross-functional team and be responsible for delivering the best performing emissions and OBD compliant engine calibrations for North America and Europe.

Company Information

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 software integration efforts to ensure correct CAN messaging is present for quality integration between the engine and other vehicle systems
  • Test defects, determine root cause, and provide input for potential resolution and engine software/controls improvements
  • Coordinate test set-up execution in both vehicle and test cell environment
  • Lead integration and hardware testing of cooling system components to ensure engine installation requirements are achieved
  • Interface with engine fan suppliers providing calibration support during initial tuning and integration activities
  • Lead troubleshooting for system integration defects found during new product testing
  • Work within a global team to develop test plans to ensure requirement coverage and quality results
  • Ensure clear communication and documentation of work including updating processes
  • Stay current on software functionality and product requirements for the PACCAR engine families
  • Stay technically current with the heavy-duty diesel industry
  • Maintain positive working relationships with other groups and PACCAR divisions


  • Minimum five years of relevant work experience required
  • Experience with CAN communication, knowledge of J1939 CAN protocol preferred
  • In depth knowledge of modern control strategies and electronics
  • General knowledge of in-vehicle calibration and data acquisition systems, calibration tools, and engine system integration
  • General knowledge of OBD and regulatory requirements
  • Knowledge of heat transfer, thermodynamics, and fluid mechanics preferred
  • Ability to summarize technical issues and communicate effectively in a multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to travel up to 15%


BS in appropriate technical field required, MS degree in relevant engineering field 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, 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 Engine Integration Engineer role is $96,700 - $151,300 annually. Additionally, this role is eligible for a full range of benefit options listed above. This role is also eligible for a holiday gift. #LI-ZP1