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Senior Engine Aftertreatment System Verification Engineer



Mt Vernon, WA, USA
Posted on Wednesday, June 19, 2024

Requisition Summary

PACCAR Technical Center is seeking a Senior Engine Aftertreatment System Verification Engineer to support PACCAR’s Global Engine team in the development of next generation engines and exhaust aftertreatment systems. In this role, you will apply your existing knowledge of diesel engines and exhaust aftertreatment systems and teamwork skills to be an integral part of a team that develops and implements technical knowhow and testing methodologies within PACCAR Global Engines to ensure timely launch of quality products.

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.

Job Functions / Responsibilities

  • Lead calibration, verification, and testing activities for supporting engine and aftertreatment systems verification in engine test cell and vehicle platforms to meet project goals
  • Mentor and help in the development of less experienced engineers in the Engine and Aftertreatment Verification team
  • Provide high-level summaries and technical advice supported by data to PACCAR leadership team and suppliers
  • Ensure documentation of Test Processes, Procedures and Standards related to the operation & functionality of exhaust aftertreatment systems both in engine dyno and vehicle environments
  • Lead and support root cause analyses for complex exhaust aftertreatment system development issues
  • Propose, implement, and utilize new methodology to improve system verification
  • Support program stakeholders to improve product quality, reliability, performance and durability of various PACCAR powertrain offerings
  • Support PACCAR Powertrain Principal Engineers in applying advanced theories, concepts, principles, and processes that demonstrate substantial value
  • Collaborate with global PACCAR engine system level integration and domain area Project Lead Engineers, Project Managers and Engineering Supervisors to support the verification team
  • Manage personal workload and have the willingness, flexibility, and initiative to respond to shifting time and project demands
  • Maintain positive working relationship with other groups at the PACCAR Technical Center and other PACCAR divisions


  • 7+ years of demonstrated work experience in technology and product development
  • Detailed knowledge of current heavy-duty diesel engine and exhaust aftertreatment technology including regulatory and diagnostics requirements
  • Proven experience with aftertreatment production level implementation and integration in Heavy Duty Diesel vehicles
  • Must be self-directed, possess excellent analysis, communication and presentation skills, must be organized, and take a rigorous approach to planning and execution of engineering projects
  • Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
  • Ability to travel up to 15%, including international travel


BS in a technical (STEM) field required, MS/PhD or advanced degree 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
  • Global Fortune 500 company with a wide array of growth and development opportunities
  • Work alongside experienced goal-oriented colleagues recognized as experts in their field

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 Senior Engine Aftertreatment System Verification Engineer 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