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Daimler Trucks North America Mechatronics Integration Engineer (L7) 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

The Mechatronics department is responsible for the electrical, electronics and controls aspects of the vehicles at Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA). We create hardware and software solutions to realize customer requirements and make our vehicles more safe, more user friendly and more capable.This exciting role within the Mechatronics department will be responsible for designing, developing, and coordinating the implementation of powertrain, lighting and control designs in to production. You will focus on the coordinating between software feature developers, and multiple packaging groups to identify the best designs to implement in production. Once the design is in production, you will work with multiple groups to maintain and to continuously improve the design.

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  • Responsible for new product development, current product engineering and parameterization of the Powertrain, Lighting and Control designs.

  • Extensive communication within Freightliner organizations as well as supplier interface, design review activity, and execution of the quality gate system.

  • Prioritize assignments consistent with business goals and successfully implement projects on time and within budget.

  • Proactively inform management of project issues, delays and risks.

  • Support service, manufacturing and suppliers on the elimination of problems with current production designs.

  • Create and release production documentation for electronic transmissions, including – harness drawings, wire diagrams, interface specifications, and production bill of materials.

  • Interface and coordinate with Product Strategy, Manufacturing, Suppliers, Purchasing, Materials, Quality & Warranty to ensure early input into project needs (front-loading).

Basic Qualifications (Required Skills & Experience)

  • ME, EE, Mechatronics, Engineering or related is required

  • Experience in identifying and solving the root cause of complex problems is required

  • Ability to motivate self and others via collaboration and good team work skills is required

  • Excellent verbal, and written communication skills is required

  • Experience to analyze circuits and control systems is required

  • An attached resume is required

Typical Minimum Experience Preferred (Desired Skills/Experience)

  • Bachelor’s Degree & 0-2 years of experience is preferred

  • Knowledge of vehicle communications systems, sensors, and real time controllers is preferred

  • Development of electrical/electronic systems for automotive and/or truck applications is preferred

  • Knowledge of vehicle assembly plant processes is preferred

  • Proficiency in MS Office is preferred

Work Location Opportunity:

This position is open to consideration at the following locations:


Daimler Trucks North America is firmly committed to developing a work environment that supports empowerment and inclusion for our current and future employees. We recognize that our ability to adapt will enable us to compete for a broader range of talent. Additionally, our business and the people who work within it will be successful and profitable if we remain agile and flexible in our approach to work.

To continue to build a great place to work for all, we are committed to a culture that supports flexibility and encourages a positive working environment that achieves the needs of our business and employees.

  • @hybrid: Number of days at home and at the office will be determined through an ongoing conversation with your Manager. DTNA will ensure that your WFH set-up meets Wi-Fi / data minimum requirements and sets you up for success. Travel to the office is not reimbursed and employee must live close enough to attend regular in-person collaborative meeting with at least 24-hour notice.

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: Mechatronics Integration Engineer (L7)

Location: Oregon-Portland

Requisition ID: DAI0000FLL