Mechanical Hydraulic Engineer

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Date: May 14, 2024

Location: Broken Arrow, OK, US, 74013

Company: PACCAR

PACCAR is a Fortune 200 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 Hydraulic Mechanical Engineer.  This position is an office-based position working in a team environment located in Broken Arrow, Oklahoma.

PACCAR offers comprehensive benefits from time of hire through retirement for vested employees. As a PACCAR employee, you have a full range of benefit options including:

  • Medical, Dental and Vision plan options
  • Flexible spending and health savings accounts
  • 401(k) with dollar-for-dollar company match up to 5%, offering both Roth 401K and traditional
  • Fully funded retirement pension plan that provides monthly benefits after retirement
  • 12 paid holidays, sick and vacation time
  • Tuition reimbursement program
  • Company provided paid short-and long-term disability programs
  • Free Life and accidental death and dismemberment insurance
  • EAP services including wellness plans, estate planning, financial counseling and more     #LI-TJ1

Job Summary:

The Mechanical Engineer will be an expert in hydraulic components and systems and be responsible for engineering design, development, and production support of PACCAR Winch product lines that include winch, hoist and drive units for the industry leading BRADEN, CARCO and Gearmatic brands.  This role is located at PACCAR Winch headquarters in the Tulsa, OK area and 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 your individual talents and aspirations.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:        

  • Develop the design of major hydraulic components for complete projects of varying magnitude and scope.
  • Maintain test specification database including winch hydraulic parameters for end-of-line test stands in both Broken Arrow and Okmulgee production facilities.
  • Coordinate and complete projects and design efforts with other groups and departments within the company.
  • Direct and conduct necessary research incidental to design, and apply engineering techniques gained through study or experience, frequently requiring independent evaluation.
  • Collaborate with external customers to verify hydraulic integration and function of winch product meets expectations.
  • 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, including support of material sourcing plans with purchasing to support production needs.
  • Develop, maintain, and present project metrics such as cost, performance, and milestones/timelines 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.
  • May lead engineering resources personnel.
  • Occasional travel is required.


  • Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering or related degree.  Pay grade level and compensation dependent on level of experience and education.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge and / or experience in fluid power / hydraulic field
  • Fluid power / hydraulic industry certifications desired
  • Experience in machine design of parts and systems
  • Creo / Windchill experience desired
  • 3+ Yrs. design experience in related industry
  • Experience leading teams

PACCAR Winch promotes diversity and inclusion through mentorship, training, events and internal organizations such as the PACCAR Winch Diversity Council, Winch Women’s Organization and the Veteran Affinity Group.  There are many ways for employees to get involved to make a difference in the organization and our communities.

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:    #LI-TJ1

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

Job Segment: Mechanical Engineer, Construction, Manufacturing Engineer, Six Sigma, Quality Assurance, Engineering, Management, Technology

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