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Lead Engineer – Embedded Engineering 

We're looking for a talented Lead Embedded Systems Engineer to join our established Product Development Group in Leyland, Lancashire.


Define and deliver complex control systems for the next generation of sustainable commercial vehicles. Work within a world-class Product Development team, responsible for new product design and validation for the UK’s market-leading commercial vehicle manufacturer. Leyland Trucks is the centre of medium duty truck expertise within the global PACCAR corporation, and a team of approximately 120 engineers are responsible for the XB vehicle model.

Why join Leyland Trucks?

As part of PACCAR, a global leader in the design and manufacture of high-quality premium trucks, we are one of Britain’s leading manufacturing companies. 

In this role you would: 

  • Lead the Embedded Engineering Team in conjunction with DAF Embedded Teams 
  • Manage VECU software, liaising with Leyland PD and DAF Teams 
  • Develop VIC software to support Paccar Products 
  • Develop electronic architecture to suit current and future products 
  • Maintain Leyland's HIL test capability at the forefront of industry standards 
  • Develop and Coach staff within the Department to meet future plans 
  • Represent the company on technical debates 
  • Develop and drive plans with major unit suppliers for current and future projects 


What We're Looking For: 

  • Strong leadership and communication skills 
  • Degree educated in a relevant discipline 
  • In depth knowledge of Embedded Engineering 
  • Liaise with software owners across PD Unit Areas 
  • Strong planning and organisational skills 
  • Ability to provide incisive direction to the team 
  • Provide regular QCTP updates to Senior management on Key Issues 
  • Proven ability to manage high levels of complexity 
  • Self-motivating with drive and initiative 


We hope you'll like our… 

  • Culture that supports true collaboration  
  • Approach to personal development where we encourage individuals to grow and share what they've learned 



Leyland Trucks is committed to building and supporting a diverse workforce, providing opportunities for all. We are proud to be a supporter of the PACCAR Women’s Association, highlighting our goal of improving diversity within our team and supporting industry-wide improvement. 


Circa £55k depending on experience 

We Offer 

At Leyland Trucks you will work in a professional, innovative and safe environment with a lot of autonomy and responsibility.  We offer you a career with growth potential. 

In addition to a good salary Leyland Trucks offers you the following working conditions: 

  • 37 hour working week 
  • 25 days holiday plus 8 bank holidays 
  • Defined contribution Master Trust pension arrangement, provided by Aviva 
  • Medical Scheme, including dental, optical and outpatient provision 
  • Extensive opportunities for personal growth, such as education programs and (online) training courses. 
  • Professional development is encouraged and supported 


Contact info 

If you recognise yourself in this profile and would like to take on this challenge, we invite you to apply. 
Please email your CV to Leyland.Jobs@PACCAR.com