Senior Tread And Safety Project Lead II (L5)

Mercedes Benz Portland , OR 97228

Posted 5 months ago

When you join Daimler, you become a brand ambassador for a diverse global network of over 250,000 committed employees on 6 continents. Our employees drive the future of innovation in each of our world-class brands, including Freightliner trucks, Western Star trucks, Detroit engines and components, Thomas Built Buses, and Freightliner Custom Chassis.

Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA) is the undisputed leader in the commercial vehicle market. We are elevating the industry by setting the bar for quality and execution. Our DTNA employees are empowered to drive the Technology Revolution through our innovative products and customer-focused culture. Our dedication to our customers does not stop once our products hit the road. We immerse ourselves in the customers' experience and what drives their business toward the future.

Daimler. One Team. Best Team.

Driven to connect our world. Apply today!

Job Overview

The Compliance and Regulatory Affairs department (CRA) oversees all product-related compliance and certification issues for Daimler Trucks North America (DTNA).

In this crucial role as the Senior TREAD and Safety Project Lead in Compliance & Regulatory Affairs, you will lead a team responsible for identifying and preventing safety defects across DTNA's entire product line. You will work cross-functionally across many different engineering fields ranging from Chassis to Mechatronics, exposing you to a wide variety of experience and knowledge. You will also have the exciting opportunity to become one of the few experts in the field in Tread and Early Warning Reporting, and will represent DTNA before various governmental authorities.

Safe and clean vehicles save lives. Apply today and help DTNA drive the future of safety and innovation!


  • Lead a team that is responsible for identifying potential safety defects across all Daimler Trucks North America products and manage DTNA government TREAD/Early Warning Reporting system.

  • Provide hazard and trend analysis of field complaints, and customer complaints to identify potential safety concerns

  • Provide warranty analysis researching for potential safety and emission defects.

  • Ensure all government mandated reporting such as death and injury, field complaints and etc are reported as per regulations

  • Conduct and support defect investigations

  • Ensure all Recall Campaign material is submitted in accordance with government regulations

  • Develop new tools, processes and training as required to enhance the performance of the compliance department.

  • Working with IT personnel, ensure that the government TREAD reporting system continues to comply with current and future regulations

  • Represent DTNA before government authorities.

  • Liaise with other Daimler business units such as MB trucks and Fuso to identify potential safety issues on common parts

  • Bachelors degree in Engineering, Engineering-related or other technical/science degree from an accredited college/university and 6 years of experience required

  • At least 1 year of group leader, project lead, or mentoring experience required

  • An attached resume is required

  • Strong analytical skills required

  • Effective interpersonal & communication skills and the ability to work effectively with others required

  • Previous TREAD related experience preferred

  • Legal and/or regulatory experience preferred

  • Experience with warranty analysis tools preferred

  • Knowledge of heavy-duty vehicles preferred

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.

icon no score

See how you match
to the job

Find your dream job anywhere
with the LiveCareer app.
Mobile App Icon
Download the
LiveCareer app and find
your dream job anywhere
App Store Icon Google Play Icon

Boost your job search productivity with our
free Chrome Extension!

lc_apply_tool GET EXTENSION

Senior Tread And Safety Project Lead II (L5)

Mercedes Benz