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Product Improvement Engineer 

We're looking for a talented and proactive Product Improvement Engineer to join our established Product Development Group in Leyland, Lancashire.



Identify and define improvements within the current in-service fleet of sustainable commercial vehicles. Work within a world-class Product Development team in Service and Warranty analysis 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 LF 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: 

  • Provide aftersales support to the DAF organisation
  • Manage deliverables with the specialist design groups, manufacturing and SQA for service issues. 
  • Assist the Warranty reclaim team to recover costs from suppliers
  • Assist the Warranty assessment team with assessment queries
  • Support the Business KPIs for service failure rate & cost reduction
  • Provide technical advice for the resolution of service problems & aftersales support to the DAF organisation.
  • Drive plans with major unit suppliers for current problem resolution.
  • Champion use of the 7-Step Problem Resolution Process to investigate and close service issues


What We're Looking For: 

  • Degree in a relevant Engineering discipline 
  • Proven Technical problem-solving skills using a range of DATA and tools
  • Broad engineering background in the commercial vehicle environment
  • Proven capability in presenting technical information to Suppliers/Management
  • Ability to manage high levels of complexity.
  • Tenacious with strong leadership, organisational and communication skills
  • Self-motivated with drive and initiative
  • Proven ability of interfacing with people at various levels throughout the DAF network
  • Strong planning and organisational skills


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 £45k 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



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