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Daimler Trucks North America Aftertreatment Integration Engineer (L6) in Portland, Oregon

When you join Daimler, you become an agent of change within our global community of people working to create a cleaner, safer, and more efficient world for today and tomorrow. Through innovation at all levels, our teams ensure our world-changing brands continue to increase the quality of life and the business success of our customers, their customers, and the world around them. The Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) brand portfolio is second to none, and includes Freightliner Trucks, Western Star Trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

We are the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market and the industry’s technology trendsetter. Empowered by purpose, DTNA employees drive a Technology Revolution through innovative products and a customer-centric culture. Our dedication to our customers and society does not end once our products hit the road. That’s because we believe that business success and social responsibility go hand in hand. We immerse ourselves in our customer’s experience, and support the environmental responsibilities of our sites to ensure our products are the reliable, sustainable and the desired tools of the future.

Job Overview

Chassis Powertrain Engineering is about creating exceptional products that are attractive and add value for our customers. We focus on innovation and quality while delivering products on time and within budget.

Exhaust Aftertreatment Integration Team is part of the Powertrain group under Chassis and Vocational Engineering. As an Exhaust ATS (Aftertreatment System) Engineer, you will be responsible for designing and developing best-in-class cost effective components and systems for regulatory compliance, fuel economy, durability and reliability.


  • Conceptualize, develop, design, and release best-in-class Exhaust Aftertreatment integration solutions for Freightliner and Western Star vehicles

  • Apply proven engineering principles, industry knowledge and the knowledge of latest technology and methods to design systems that are state of the art, reliable and cost effective

  • Support truck manufacturing, sales & marketing, quality and service groups

  • Interact with multi-tier supplier base to ensure conformance of designs to specifications, internal and external customer expectations, engineering practices and government regulations

  • Utilize proven problem solving techniques to develop quick and effective solutions for any issues in every step of the product development cycle

  • Support management, other groups and departments in activities related to the responsibility area

  • Successfully implement projects on time and within budget

  • Improve competitive market position by keeping abreast of state of the art developments in the trucking industry and apply new knowledge to designs

  • Generate and implement ideas to continuously improve work environment, systems, tools, processes as well as product cost and quality

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree from an accredited university/college in Mechanical Engineering or related field required, and prefer 2-4 years of relevant experience

  • 2 years of demonstrated CAD expertise, including surface development and solid modeling

  • Demonstrated strong verbal & written skills

  • Proven follow-through and ability to work independently

  • Experience preparing and giving presentations

  • Understanding of engineering & upstream/downstream processes

  • An attached resume is required

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Experience leading implementation of cross-functional improvement initiative

Additional Information

  • Applicants must be legally authorized to work permanently in the U.S. at the time of application

  • Final candidate must successfully complete a pre-employment drug screen and criminal background check

  • EEO/Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

For an accommodation or special assistance with applying for a posted position, please contact our Human Resources department at 503-745-8982 or toll free 800-206-3369. For TTY/TDD enabled call 503-745-2137 or toll free 866-355-6935.

Organization: Daimler Trucks North America LLC

Title: Aftertreatment Integration Engineer (L6)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Requisition ID: DAI0000EEF