Engineering Manager - Mechanical Systems

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Date: May 11, 2024

Location: Tulsa, OK, US, 74037

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 reports to the Senior Engineering Manager with responsibility for expert judgment and analysis for the design, development and implementation of technical products and product systems for TWG.  The position is also responsible for leading, defining, and implementing effective methods to drive new revenue growth.


Additionally, this position is responsible for following and enforcing ISO procedures, identifying actions to prevent problems, documenting quality problems, contributing to problem solutions, and verifying implementation of solutions. Position is also responsible for protecting the environment, including preventing pollution, and analyzing or identifying areas for correction or improvement throughout all areas of the business.


This position will contribute to the success of the operations of TWG by performing the following duties personally as listed in the Essential Duties and Responsibilities section as directed. Other essential duties and responsibilities may be assigned as required.


What you'd do:

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES (functions): TWG expects that all employees will work safely without injury maintaining the highest safety standards in compliance with Company safety policies.     

  1. Responsible for the leadership of department employees to include the overall direction, mentoring and training.
  2. Oversees product designs of systems and parts of products.
  3. Develops product specifications.
  4. Oversees product design for compliance with engineering principles, company standards, customer contract requirements, and related specifications.
  5. Collaborates with manufacturing, production, and quality control to ensure that parts and/or products meet engineering and customer requirements.


What you'd bring:

JOB QUALIFICATIONS to includes the following.  Other job qualifications within TWG may be required.

  1. Must have a safety-focused, positive, professional and respectful attitude and communications within and outside TWG and/or Dover OPCS, domestically and internationally.
  2. Must demonstrate the ability to recognize problems, the willingness to respectfully confront problems and demonstrate problem solving skills.
  3. Must be open to opportunities to learn and develop new skills.
  4. Makes timely decisions and approaches all situations with integrity.
  5. Analyzes job tasks to efficiently perform the job requirements in a timely manner.
  6. Develops and maintains methods, procedures, attitudes and skills to provide quality work.
  7. Has excellent attention to detail completing essential duties in an efficient and timely manner.
  8. Maintains a safe, clean, orderly and uncluttered work environment.
  9. Must be able to travel as required and/or directed.
  10. Becomes familiar and complies with Company procedures and policies as provided in Employee Handbook, Quality Manual, Safety Manual and or Official Postings.  Participates in and attends as directed Company meetings, training sessions and seminars.


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.

  1. Builds and Manages Collaborative Relationships
  2. Customer Focused
  3. Results Driven



Responsible for managing an Engineering team to include the direction, mentoring and training of Engineering personnel.  As determined by the Senior Engineering Manager, direct reports of this position may include Chief Engineer, Project Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Design Engineer, Senior Designer, and Designer positions.  Reviews and recommends salary adjustments, rewards, and disciplines, provides complaint and problem resolution for direct reports per Company policy. Attracts, develops and retains talent in accordance with the Company’s Affirmative Action Plan, 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.  Carries out management responsibilities 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.  Role models a personal leadership style that includes self-awareness.  Accepts feedback, understands and maximizes strengths while works to develop weaknesses.




  1. Bachelor’s degree in area of specialty; 5 to 10 years successful engineering experience; 3-year successful leadership and management experience; or equivalent successful combination of education and experience. 
  2. Gated Product Development processes, Critical Chain, and other similar project management processes.
  3. Experience with supporting the production and manufacturing demands of Engineered products
  4. Familiarity with all phases of new product development from initial concepting, validation, production, and ongoing maintenance



  1. MBA and/or proven team building skills and capabilities desirable.
  2. Experience in the design of castings, sheet metal, weldments, machined parts, machine elements, machine assemblies and hydraulics.
  3. Experience in electronic PCB design, software development, IoT, machine language, etc. (a/r)
  4. Experience integrating electronics/software with mechanical elements. (a/r)
  5. 3-d CAD systems familiarity, creating 3-d models and assemblies; large assembly management.
  6. Working knowledge of mobile equipment, cranes, winches, hoists, and geared machinery.



Ability to read, write, verbalize and comprehend instructions and correspondence in the English language at a skill level equivalent to those required under the education requirements.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and group situations to co-workers, Company management, customers or others as required. 



Must have mathematical skills equivalent to those required under the education requirement.



Must have reasoning ability and skills equivalent to those required under the educational requirements.  Ability to apply conflict and problem resolution skills from the commonsense level to the highest level of understanding.



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 climate-controlled manufacturing office and or shop environment as job duties require.  May be exposed to loud operating machinery and cold or hot temperatures.   



Must be able to effectively and proficiently use the Company’s ERP and communication systems, including telephone, fax, e-mail, Internet, Intranet, computer systems, computer software systems, computer operating systems, including but not limited to Microsoft Office, PowerPoint, Excel, and other related systems. 



The requirements and characteristics listed and described are representative of the knowledge, skills, abilities required and conditions encountered performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 


The information contained in this job description is for compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) and is not an exhaustive list of the duties that may be required for this position.  Additional duties may be performed by individuals currently holding this or similar positions and additional duties may be assigned.


Work Arrangement : Onsite  

We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

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.

Job Function : Engineering






Nearest Major Market: Tulsa
Nearest Secondary Market: Oklahoma

Job Segment: Facilities, Construction, Systems Engineer, Mechanical Engineer, Offshore Oil, Operations, Engineering, Energy

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