Plant Manager Job

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Date: Nov 17, 2023

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 Manufacturing Plant Manager in our Broken Arrow, Oklahoma location.  

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

Job Summary:

This position manages all manufacturing activities to attain Division and Plant goals, including safety, quality, on-time delivery, continuous improvement and productivity.   Leads or champions initiatives to improve plant operations using both Lean and Six Sigma methods and incorporates new innovations in manufacturing technology and processes.

Essential Functions / Responsibilities:        


  • Manage and oversee the daily activities of the production superintendent, the maintenance and production supervisors, team leaders, and operators in a multi-shift operation.
  • Develop and oversee Best in Class employee safety programs.
  • Ensure local compliance with Winch quality programs and maintain quality standards per ISO and QMS requirements.
  • Responsible for managing plant objectives including safety, quality, efficiency, productivity, on-time delivery, timely product launches and profitability.
  • Partner with Human Resources to ensure appropriate hiring, orientation, training, performance reviews, counseling and disciplinary actions of employees.
  • Coach and develop all levels of employees to achieve high performance.
  • Maintain productive and responsive relationship with bargaining unit. 
  • Champion multiple CI projects to exceed CI goals.
  • Solid or dotted line leadership of the plant manufacturing engineering team.
  • Assist in planning and implementation of annual operating and capital budgets. Control monthly operating expenses and maintain necessary records and documentation.
  • Assist in developing and implementing methods for improving productivity and efficiency.
  • Maintain effective communication with leadership and other departments to ensure maximum cost-savings and efficient manufacturing and distribution operations.
  • Prepares reports and metrics for management, and coordinates activities with other area managers to achieve interrelated goals (example: new product launches). 

Qualifications & Skills:

  • Leadership skills and ability to coach and mentor technical managers.
  • Five or more years of progressively complex management assignments in closely related production environment.
  • Must be able to think strategically and develop strategic plans to meet company and facility objectives.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to motivate others.


  • Bachelor’s degree in business, management, engineering or other appropriate field.
  • MBA degree strongly desired.
  • Six Sigma training strongly desired.

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.     #LI-TJ1


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.

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:  

Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Plant Operator, Plant Manager, Six Sigma, Lean Six Sigma, Facilities, Manufacturing, Management, Operations

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