Manager, Engineering

Date: Jan 23, 2023

Location: Surrey, BC, CA

Company: Dover Corporation

“TWG” is the group name we use to refer to the industry’s foremost producers of quality winches, hoists, gear drives and electronic monitoring systems for global industrial applications.  The seven brands comprising TWG include Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch, Gear Products, Pullmaster and LANTEC.  Operating from the Jenks, Oklahoma facility are the Tulsa Winch, Rufnek, Greer, dp Winch and Gear Products brands with Pullmaster and LANTEC brands operating from the Surrey, British Columbia, Canada.

By drawing upon the talent of our dedicated employees and the strengths of these brands, TWG has become known around the world for providing innovative products and solutions designed and manufactured to high quality standards and delivered to our customers on time.  The products and solutions produced by TWG find their way into diverse applications including onshore oil and gas, the utility industry, commercial and governmental towing and recovery, construction and offshore cranes, marine applications including fishing and cargo handling, forestry and mining applications and a myriad of other construction applications.

We feel that our success is directly attributable to the creativity, commitment and enthusiasm of our employees.

This position is responsible for expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical products and product systems for TWG. Additionally, the position is responsible for leading, defining, and implementing effective methods to drive new revenue growth.

Essential Responsibilities:  




  • Must have Professional Engineering Certification (P. Eng Canada), Bachelor’s Degree (US)
  • 8+ years of successful experience in hydraulics, and mechanical engineering and familiar with thermos-dynamics.
  • 5+ years of successful supervisory / managerial experience or equivalent successful combination of education and experience.  
  • Experience with the design of castings, sheet metal, weldments, machined parts, machine elements, and machine assemblies. Hydraulics system design, Integrating electronics/software with mechanical elements.
  • Gated Product Development processes, Critical Chain, and other similar project management processes.
  • Familiarity with all phases of new product development from initial concepting, validation, production, and ongoing maintenance.
  • Must be able to travel as required and /or directed.


  • Advanced degree in Engineering/ MBA and/or proven team building skills and capabilities 
  • Experience in the design of castings, sheet metal, weldments, machined parts, machine elements, machine assemblies and hydraulics. 
  • Experience in electronic PCB design, software development, IoT, machine language, etc. 
  • Experience integrating electronics/software with mechanical elements. 
  • 3-d CAD systems familiarity Creating 3-d models and assemblies; large assembly management, working knowledge of mobile equipment, cranes, winches, hoists, and geared machinery


Top Leadership Competencies – This position must consistently strive for continual improvement with the following behaviors found in Dover’s Leadership Competencies.   The following are the top 3 leadership competencies required for this position.


Management Responsibilities:

  • This position has management responsibilities to include the overall direction, mentoring and training of assigned engineering department employees in accordance with the values and policies of TWG and Dover Corporation and complies with applicable federal, state and local laws.
  • Provides leadership by being safety-focused, motivating, inspiring and an enthusiastic role model creating an environment that stimulates others to follow and be part of the change process.  Models a personal leadership style that includes self-awareness.
  • Works with Leadership Team and Human Resources to attract, develop and retain talent in accordance with all applicable Company policies, and creates an environment that recognizes and maximizes the potential of all employees; where cross functional teamwork flourishes and strategic objectives are met or exceeded.
  • Reviews and recommends salary adjustments, rewards and disciplines, provides complaint and problem resolution for direct reports per Company policy.
  • Accepts feedback, understands and maximizes strengths while works to develop weaknesses.


Preferred characteristics, competencies and capabilities:

  • Proficiency using the Company’s Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) software, communication systems, computer systems, software systems, operating systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel and other related programs.
  • Strong history of applying continuous improvement concepts and tools
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong interpersonal and leadership skills
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills


Physical Requirements and Work Conditions:

  • Must be able to perform the following physical activities: standing, walking, sitting, kneeling, bending, lifting, carrying, balancing, stooping, reaching, handling, feeling, talking, hearing, seeing.
  • Must be able to move around obstructions such as boxes, chairs, desks, office equipment and other related items that may be on the floor, move around airports, in and out of airplanes or other approved means of transportation.
  • May require lifting up to 25 pounds with or without lifting aids and devices.
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
  • Must be able to work in a non-climate-controlled manufacturing shop and climate-controlled office environment as job duties require.  May be exposed to loud operating machinery and cold or hot temperatures. 


Disclaimer: The list of tasks and responsibilities is not exhaustive and TWG reserves the right to make changes to the job description as required.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.

This position may be located in: Americas : Canada : British Columbia : Surrey

Sub Division : TWG Canada Consolidated Inc

Job Requisition ID : 46435

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