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Manufacturing Design Engineer Internship

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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 also designs and manufactures advanced diesel engines, provides financial services and information technology, and distributes 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!

Kenworth Truck Company

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.

Hands-on internship on the Kenworth Chillicothe Design Engineering team with a focus on product design improvements, project implementation, prototype support, and support of other factory department goals.

Job Functions / Responsibilities
  • Proactive approach to defining issues and reaching early resolution and consensus
  • Provides engineering advice for specific design or installation problems encountered in manufacturing
  • Interacts with Division Engineering, Production, Manufacturing Engineering, Materials, and Quality Assurance to develop design improvements throughout various chassis systems and implementing new engineering projects
  • Runs prototype trials prior to project implementation.
  • Supports kaizen, six sigma projects, warranty reduction, and quality improvement projects by providing appropriate engineering representation
  • Perform other related duties as assigned
Qualifications & Skills
  • Progression towards degree in related engineering field
  • Demonstrated ability to understand complex tasks
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to organize and manage projects and prototypes.
  • Must be able to read and use engineering drawings/schematics
  • Proficient in all applications within the Microsoft Office suite
  • Experience with Pro/Engineer or other 3D modeling software
  • Must be a Junior/Senior level student
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Truck or automotive experience with demonstrated understanding of mechanical and electrical devices and manufacturing processes
  • Understanding of the product development cycle
  • EIT