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Chief Engineer Job

Date: Jul 20, 2021

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US

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 Chief Engineer.  This position is 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. 

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:  


The Chief Engineer is the strategic leader to direct the PACCAR Winch Engineering group. Working with their team, he/she is responsible for the entire engineering department, from approving project designs and assigning engineers and technicians to ensuring that all safety and structural standards are met throughout the completion of each project.  Must rely on extensive experience and judgement to plan and accomplish goals while performing a variety of tasks.  As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, the position will report to the President of PACCAR WINCH Inc.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:          

  • Directs a team of designers and technicians to develop safe, efficient, and effective products.
  • Makes sure all projects and undertakings stay on budget and within the projected time schedules.
  • Oversees policies, procedures, protocols and controls that govern engineering and product operations.
  • Develops and manages the departmental budget, in alignment with company’s goals and objectives.
  • Allocates resources effectively including personnel, materials, and time.
  • Drafts reports and data analysis for review by internal departments or external agencies or customers.
  • Provides support to operations, sales, and field service departments to address design issues and develop new product to meet customer needs.
  • Recruits and continuously develops personnel to retain a high performing Engineering Team.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering
  • Possess seven (7) to ten (10) years of Engineering management experience
  • Must have demonstrated success in developing products and people, establishing ethical working relationships and satisfying customer demands.
  • Must possess exceptional organizational and time management skills with an attention to detail.
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication, and presentation skills
  • Proficient with software applications including Microsoft Office Suite products
  • Must be able to travel up to 20%

Preferred Qualifications:

  • MBA or Advanced Engineering  Degree is desired
  • Prior experience working with industrial equipment or durable goods
  • Knowledge of hydraulics or gearboxes is a plus

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.


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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