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Engineer Lab Manager Job

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74013

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR Winch Inc

PACCAR is a Fortune 500 company established in 1905. PACCAR Inc is recognized as a global leader in the commercial vehicle, financial, and customer service fields with internationally recognized brands such as Kenworth, Peterbilt, and DAF trucks. PACCAR is a global technology leader in the design, manufacture and customer support of premium light-, medium- and heavy-duty trucks under the Kenworth, Peterbilt and DAF nameplates and also provides customized financial services, information technology and truck parts related to its principal business.

PACCAR WINCH Inc is a wholly owned subsidiary of PACCAR.  PACCAR Winch Inc manufactures high quality industrial winches, hoists, and drives for the oil/gas, construction, utility and specialty markets.   We have locations in Broken Arrow and Okmulgee, Oklahoma.  Our business is growing, and we are seeking an experienced Engineering Lab Manager.  This position is an on-site position located in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

Benefits include: 401K with 5% matching, company provided retirement pension plan, 75% company paid medical insurance, dental, vision and company paid life insurance.  Company provided disability coverage as well as 12 paid holidays and paid vacation.  PACCAR Winch does require applicants to complete a background check, drug test, and pre-employment physical as a condition of employment. Our goal is for all employees to work safely without injury, maintaining the highest safety standards in compliance with Company safety policies. 


The Engineering Lab Manager will be responsible for engineering design, validation, development, and production support of PACCAR Winch product lines that include winch, hoist and drive units.  This role offers professional development and access to global opportunities in a challenging, high-performance environment where you’ll be able to achieve a rewarding career that reflects individual’s talents and aspirations.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:          

  • Design Electrical and Electronic Circuitry including schematic and PCB layout
  • Design Wire Harnesses including schematic layout
  • Assemble and Test prototype designs
  • Create technical documentation such as BOM, Test Reports, and other project associated documentation
  • Direct and manage the work of lab technicians
  • Quickly identify design issues and appropriate solutions during the course of product development
  • Coordinate and complete projects and design efforts with other groups and departments within the company
  • Apply engineering techniques gained through study or experience, frequently requiring independent evaluation.
  • Direct and conduct necessary research incidental to design.
  • Complete design projects and manufacturing process changes from planning, calculation, and design analysis, design, testing, evaluation and implementation necessary for successful project completion.
  • Identify, prioritize, and coordinate resolution of production, production control, and Quality Assurance issues as appropriate.
  • Develop, maintain, and present project metrics: cost capital, performance, milestones/timeline as directed.
  • Utilize Creo and Windchill as the CAD and data management system
  • Utilize and maintain Six Sigma, DFSS and Lean tools throughout the design and validation process
  • Utilize and maintain Six Sigma, DFSS and Lean tools throughout the design and validation process
  • Occasional travel is required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Electrical Engineering or Electrical Engineering Technology
  • Or, Bachelor’s Degree in Mechanical Engineering with experience/aptitude for electronic controls

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Experience with 8 and 16-bit processors and a variety of sub-systems including 12/24 VDC Power, PWM, A/D, Serial, CAN, etc.
  • Working knowledge of graphical programming including LabVIEW, HF-Impulse, Parker iQAN
  • Working knowledge of Embedded C programming
  • Working knowledge of event-based programming (e.g. National Instruments Veristand)
  • Working knowledge of instrumentation and data acquisition
  • Working knowledge of Schematic and PCB layout software (e.g. KiCAD, Eagle, etc.)
  • Experience in Java programming
  • Experience with SAE J1939 standard
  • Experience in Six Sigma documentation is a plus (e.g. Lean, DFSS, Black Belt)
  • Creo/Windchill experience
  • 5+ Yrs. design experience in related industry
  • Manager/team lead experience

Office Physical Demands and Work Environment:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to handle or feel and talk or hear. The employee is frequently required to reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must frequently lift and/or move up to 10 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, with assistance. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

PACCAR Winch Inc is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Protected Veteran/ Disability Employer.  If accommodation required, contact HR at or PACCAR Winch at: (918) 251-8511.  To review our EEO and Pay Transparency Policies click here:  


This position description is not intended, and should not be construed to be, an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, efforts or working conditions associated with the job.  It is intended, however, to be an accurate reflection of those principal job elements essential for making decisions related to job performance, employee development and compensation.  As such, the incumbent may perform other duties and responsibilities as required.




Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

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