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Electrical Engineering Supervisor- Warranty Job

Date: Mar 10, 2023

Location: Denton, TX, US, 76205-7864

Company: PACCAR

Company Information

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.

Whether you want to design the transportation technology of tomorrow, support the staff functions of a dynamic, international leader, or build our excellent products and services, you can develop the career you desire with PACCAR. Get started!


Peterbilt Motors Company
On highways, construction sites, city streets, logging roads - everywhere our customers earn their living - Peterbilt's red oval is a familiar symbol of performance, reliability and pride.  Peterbilt has reigned as America's premium quality truck manufacturer since the company's founding in 1939. Our dedication to deliver products and services focused on improving customers' performance, image, profitability and peace of mind truly makes Peterbilt the Class of the Industry.

This position is based at Peterbilt’s Engineering Administration Building next to our Manufacturing Plant in Denton, Texas, where we have been headquartered since 1980. In Denton, we have manufactured, supported, and distributed over 1 million trucks. Our employees take great pride in our products. We are recognized as a premier employer and valued partner in the local community.

Requisition Summary

The Supervisor will manage electrical design and development to satisfy current and future requirements to rapidly resolve and implement solutions to warranty and correction action issues. Will manage, direct, and evaluate the work of assigned personnel, including data analyses and containments. Will develop and implement continuous improvements.

Job Functions / Responsibilities


  • Supervise all work produced by Team Members to ensure it is error free and up to design standards. 
  • Provides appropriate feedback and guidance to Team Members to help them improve their performance. 
  • Design or direct the design of components/systems. 
  • Sort and evaluate warranty data to determine actionable items.
  • Design-to-cost and deliver within schedule.
  • Act in a professional manner with all external and internal customers.
  • Take concepts from design to production implementation.
  • Prepare engineering activity status reports and other detailed reporting as directed.
  • Demonstrate ability to handle multiple tasks
  • Demonstrate professional and successful communication skills (verbal/written) with strong, effective interpersonal abilities.
  • Must be able to identify, prioritize, and coordinate resolution of production, production control, and quality assurance issues as appropriate by directing the work activities of assigned staff.
  • Requires a proactive approach to defining issues and reaching early resolution and consensus.
  • Travel required.


Qualifications / Skills


  • Supervisory or managerial experience is required
  • Thorough knowledge and experience with Mentor Graphics required
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Experience creating bills of materials for the introduction of new designs is required
  • Experience coordinating prototyping of parts required
  • Experience specifying testing and evaluation of results required
  • Experience coordinating with and/or:
    • Directing supplier activities required
    • Directing production pilot activities required
  • Design for Six Sigma Training and Experience is required
  • Peterbilt PCP Tollgate product development experience required
  • Outstanding organizational, planning and tracking skills required
  • Creative approach to identifying solutions and problem solving is required
  • Bachelor of Science degree in Electrical Engineering or Mechanical Engineering is required
  • 7+ years of experience in an industry related role is preferred
  • Master’s degree in Electrical Engineering or Business is desired
  • Professional Engineering License preferred
  • Six Sigma Green Belt or Black Belt is desire


General Description of Benefits

As a U.S. PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • 401k with up to a 5% company match
  • Fully funded pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • Comprehensive paid time off – minimum of 10 paid vacation days (additional days are provided with additional seniority/years of service), 12 paid holidays, and sick time
  • Tuition reimbursement for continued education
  • Medical, dental, and vision plans for you and your family
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA) and health savings account (HSA)
  • Paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more

Additional Job Information

PACCAR is an Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veteran/Disability corporation. Peterbilt promotes Diversity and Inclusion through mentorship, events, and affinity support groups – The Diversity Council, Peterbilt Women’s Initiative (PBWin), Veterans Group, Peterbilt Black Organization for Leadership and Development (B.O.L.D) and ADVOCATE (An LGBTQ support group).

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