Careers

Superwinch seeks the brightest and the best.  To apply to any of the postings below, please contact Superwinch Human Resources at hr@superwinch.com.   Employment at Superwinch is subject to successful completion of pre-employment background check and drug screening

Browse our current openings:

 

Shipping and Receiving

 

We are currently recruiting a Shipping and Receiving Materials Handler to join our team in Portland/Tualatin Area

Superwinch is amongst the largest privately held designer, manufacturer and marketer of winch systems and accessories in the world. The Company produces a large variety of winch products including electric and hydraulic winches, power drives, accessories, parts and hubs that are sold to both the consumer and industrial end-markets. The Company’s products have established sales in the aftermarket automotive, OEM, power sport vehicle, industrial and military markets. 

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

 

  • Reconciles shipments to invoice specifications, packing slips, or other documents
  • Maintain inventory in accordance with company policy and best practices
  • Unpack and place parts on shelf in assigned bin location
  • Receive materials into the MRP System
  • Prepares outgoing shipments to include picking parts off shelf, packaging, labeling and processing of shipment
  • Monitors and maintains physical inventory, coordinating invoices for parts and file system
  • Responsible for accuracy of shipping documents and verifying receiving receipts with open order
  • Operate Pallet jack or forklift as needed

 

Experience and Education Requirements:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent.
  • Experience in computerized inventory control, ordering, and parts tracking system operations
  • Demonstrated proficiency in relevant software and basic computer skills
  • 1 year of Shipping and Receiving Experience a must
  • Ideal candidate will have the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Be able to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers
  • The team member may be required to continuously stand, repetitively grasp and use fine manipulation with the hands and frequently walk, bend, squat, or twist as well as repetitively push or pull.
  • It is essential to be able to frequently lift up to 20 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds with assistance throughout an 8-10 hour shift
  • Knowledge of record keeping requirements, inventory control, and warehousing operations
  • Forklift experience

 

Assembly I and II 

 

We are currently recruiting an Assembler I and II to join our team in Portland, OR.

 

Superwinch is amongst the largest privately held designer, manufacturer and marketer of winch systems and accessories in the world. The team is focused on assembly and test of off-road, utility and industrial winches and accessories. The most common applications for these products are on ATV’s, UTV’s, Jeeps, Trucks and utility trailers used by our customers to pursue their hobbies as well as our Industrial business consisting of Tow and Recovery Applications.  The products are sold thru automotive Truck/Jeep/SUV and ATV/UTV aftermarket as well as OEM direct. 

 

  Primary Duties & Responsibilities include but not limited to:

 

  • Under limited supervision, assemble Winches, comprising of painted castings, gear assemblies, hydraulic or electric motors using a state of the art assembly station using calibrated pneumatic tools, miscellaneous hand tools for installing and tightening standard fasteners.
  • Uses prints and work instructions to perform tasks.
  • Package and palletize winches for distribution.
  • Operate Pallet jack or forklift as needed.
  • Make transactions in ERP system as required.
  • Cross training over multiple winch and assembly lines to support flexibility in production demand
  • Shipping and Receiving as needed

 

Experience and Education Requirements:

 

  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Assembly experience is preferred
  • Ideal candidate will have the ability to work autonomously or as part of a team. 
  • Must possess good manual dexterity and hand-eye coordination.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced production environment.
  • Possess good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be able to work collaboratively and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers.
  • Motivated to continuously improve and learn new skills.   
  • The team member may be required to continuously stand, repetitively grasp and use fine manipulation with the hands and frequently walk, bend, squat, or twist as well as repetitively push or pull. 
  • It is essential to be able to frequently lift up to 20 pounds, occasionally up to 50 pounds with assistance throughout an 8-10 hour shift.
  • Shipping and Receiving experience a plus

 

Employment at Superwinch is subject to successful completion of pre-employment background check and drug screening

 

     

     

    Quality Manager

    Superwinch is the largest privately held designer, manufacturer and marketer of winch systems and accessories in the world. The Company produces a large variety of winch products including electric and hydraulic winches, power drives, accessories, parts and hubs that are sold to both the consumer and industrial end‐markets. The Company’s products have established sales in the aftermarket automotive, OEM, power sport vehicle, industrial and military markets. We are currently recruiting a Quality Manager to join our team in Tualatin, OR with responsibility for all of the Company’s locations.

    The Quality Manager contributes to the success of the Company by ensuring the overall quality of finished products and services in accordance with Company’s Standards and reports directly to the Superwinch President & CEO. This individual will be responsible for quality assurance and control processes and standards and align the organization to achieve these standards. Domestic and
    international travel required to all Company facilities and suppliers.

    Primary Duties & Responsibilities include:

    • Develops and implement standards, methods and procedures for inspecting, testing andevaluating the precision, accuracy and reliability of company products.
    • Develops, implements and maintains the activities of quality systems by working crossfunctionally with Supply Base, Operations, Sales, and Engineering departments.
    • Identify opportunities for cost savings, improved efficiency, and reduction of non‐value addingactivity (LEAN manufacturing focus)
    • Manages and oversees all inspections of parts, investigates non‐conformance.
    • Recommends and implements corrective action necessary to ensure conformity with quality specifications.
    • Ensures finished products conform to government and company standards and satisfy good manufacturing practices regulations.
    • Performs Interface with inspection and manufacturing personnel on technical issues, specification requirements, inspection methods and scheduling.
    • Lead problem‐solving and process improvement processes with manufacturing and with customers to achieve resolution and elimination of product issues.
    • Reviews and approves all revisions to internal process procedures and Quality system procedures to assure that documentation meets current regulatory and customer requirements.
    • Leads and reviews internal and external audits to assure that any out of compliances with product, processes, or procedures are identified, documented, and corrected.
    • Keeps management team abreast of significant issues or developments identified during quality activities and corrective/preventative actions being taken to assure continuous process improvement.
    • Maintains a working knowledge of government and industry quality codes and standards.
    • Represents Company during all customer and regulatory audits.
    • Reviews all data obtained during all quality control and quality assurance activities to ensure consistency with company goals, policies and procedures
    • Lead ISO 9001 quality management insuring continued registration
    • Travel required, approximately 20% or as required to domestic and international locations

    Experience and Education Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree required
    • At least 8 years of quality management experience with 10 or more years product manufacturing experience
    • Demonstrated ability to prioritize, plan and execute in alignment with overall company goals and strategies
    • Proven ability to communicate successfully to others in support of an overall strategy
    • Strong project management skills and high level of proficiency in Microsoft office programs
    • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills; Ability to deliver group presentations comfortably

     

     

    Buyer Planner II- Portland, Oregon Office

    Superwinch is the largest privately held designer, manufacturer and marketer of winch systems and accessories in the world. The Company produces a large variety of winch products including electric and hydraulic winches, power drives, accessories and hubs that are sold to both the consumer and industrial end-markets. The Company’s products have established sales in the aftermarket automotive, OEM, power sport vehicle, industrial and military markets. We are currently recruiting a Buyer Planner II to join our team in Portland/Tualatin, OR.

    This Buyer Planner position is within the Superwinch Purchasing Team, reporting to the Materials Planning and Purchasing Manager. The team is responsible for the planning and purchasing of Superwinch materials across its Global footprint. Working as part of a small, focused purchasing team, this team member is responsible for the planning and purchasing of Superwinch’s materials. Time will be spent approximately 50% planning & 50% purchasing.

    Duties and responsibilities will include:

    1. Acts as general purchasing resource for Superwinch, handling production and MRO purchases for all of its global facilities

    2. Conducts and is responsible for activities associated with the planning function as it relates to production planning, capacity planning, inventory control management, material control management, batch-size reduction, through-put, lead time reduction and forecasting.

    3. Responds to planners’ requests and purchase requisitions expediently and prudently while obtaining the best possible cost.

    4. Monitors the MRP (Material Requirement Planning) report and responds to changes as they occur in open purchase orders.

    5. Coordinates and negotiates contracts for the procurement of goods, services, capital equipment and other significant or critical parts.

    6. Performs cost and value analysis when applicable.

    7. Conducts visitations to vendor facilities. Determines the positive or negative value of the service or product offered as it relates to company purchase requirements.

    Required Qualifications: •

    May require lifting up to 50 pounds. Requires work be performed at a desk/PC as well as working with operators in a shop and test environment.

    Preferred Qualifications: • 5-7 years’ experience in MRP Planning and Purchasing • Associates Required, Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

     

     

     

     

     

    Director of Sales

    Superwinch is the largest privately held designer, manufacturer and marketer of winch systems and accessories in the world. The Company produces a large variety of winch products including electric and hydraulic winches, power drives, accessories and hubs that are sold to both the consumer and industrial end-markets. The Company’s products have established sales in the aftermarket automotive, OEM, power sport vehicle, industrial and military markets.


    The Director of Sales will be responsible for leading and managing Superwinch’s Consumer Business sales team to a successful achievement of the budgeted sales plan and brand strategy for our consumer market channels. The Director of Sales will be responsible for overseeing the development, execution and implementation of the consumer sales team’s strategy, goals, revenues, and key objectives. This leadership role will be directly responsible for managing account tracking systems that monitor sales activities and market analytics for all of the Consumer market customers and directly responsible for assigned strategic customer relationship and sales targets.  Reporting to this role is the North American outside sales team.

    The successful candidate will have strong communication and team building skills. Experience in growing sales with a branded enthusiast consumer product across multiple consumer market channels.  Experience in selling and growing a diverse set of customer types. This role reports to the VP of Consumer Business.

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Manage the day to day activity of the North American Consumer sales team driving them to meet sales goals and meet budget guidelines. Manage, train, coach and mentor Consumer sales team to be high performing.
    • Provide oversight to the Sales team and implement strategic sales initiatives that result in meeting goals.
    • Review all customer pricing, product proposals, and customer agreements and make well thought out recommendations aimed at rapidly securing approval from VP of Consumer Business
    • Monitor and measure retail sales performance against budgets. Provide suggestions on adjustments.
    • Provide input for the organization to make strategic decisions; market intel, forecasting, competitive intelligence
    • Work with the VP of Consumer Business to develop overall team strategic and tactical initiatives.
    • Establish and support a culture of strategic thinking, risk-taking and independent initiatives in support of superior customer service.

     

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s degree  required
    • 10+ years of relevant sales experience in a consumer enthusiast market and 10+ years of leading teams across various locations and markets.  Start-up environment experience a plus.
    • Exceptional leadership, coaching and motivational skills
    • Deep familiarity with core sales KPIs and how to measure them, including through the use of CRM/BI systems.
    • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, presentation skills and a commitment to collaborate with people.
    • Budgeting, forecasting and P&L experience/responsibility.
    • Ability to travel up to 60% percent of the time to customers and sites.

     

     

    Financial Controller - Portland, Oregon Office

     

    Superwinch is the largest privately held designer, manufacturer and marketer of winch systems and accessories in the world. The Company produces a large variety of winch products including electric and hydraulic winches, power drives, accessories and hubs that are sold to both the consumer and industrial end-markets. The Company’s products have established sales in the aftermarket automotive, OEM, power sport vehicle, industrial and military markets.

     

    The Financial Controller participates in reporting the organizational financial performance against budget and directly leads the accounting team.  They will develop tools and systems to improve accuracy and timeliness of deliver of critical financial and operational information to the leadership team and make recommendations on financial operations.  Responsible for developing objectives and continuously setting priorities for the accounting team in addition to being responsible for the execution of accounting team projects and their routine processing workload.  This role will report directly to the Chief Financial Officer.

     

    Primary Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

     

    • Responsible for accounting team accurate and timely development and execution of; financial statements, annual audits, annual budget and consolidation of foreign and domestic subsidiary financials.
    • Lead & Manage accounting team members ensuring their proper training, performance and continuous improvement within their AR, AP and disbursement functions and their interactions with other teams.
    • Ensure timely and accurate preparation of month-end, quarter-end and year-end financial statements.
    • Establish and maintain systems and controls that verify the integrity of all systems, processes and data
    • Maintain corporate income tax compliance and assure accurate & timely completion
    • Lead and participate in the completion of various finance & accounting related projects as assigned
    • Coordinate the development and monitoring of budgets.
    • Ensure timely, accurate and professional communication by team members in support of all other teams
    • Review all month-end closing activities including general ledger maintenance and balance sheet reconciliations

     

    Requirements:

     

    • Bachelor's degree in Accounting required and additionally CPA certification preferred.
    • 10 years of related financial management experience with 3 years managing an accounting team
    • Demonstrated ERP system competency within a manufacturing environment
    • Some Public accounting experience desirable.
    • Advanced excel spreadsheet skills
    • Must have strong communication skills and be deadline oriented
    • Ability to travel domestically and internationally up to 15% or as required

     

     

     

    CAD Drafter I/II- Portland, Oregon Office

     

    Superwinch is the largest privately held designer, manufacturer and marketer of winch systems and accessories in the world. The Company produces a large variety of winch products including electric and hydraulic winches, power drives, accessories and hubs that are sold to both the consumer and industrial end-markets. The Company’s products have established sales in the aftermarket automotive, OEM, power sport vehicle, industrial and military markets.  We are currently recruiting a CAD Drafter I/II to join our team in Tualatin, OR.

     

    As a CAD Drafter you will be supporting the engineering team and will work under the direction of our Senior Manufacturing Engineer. You will work to execute portions of engineering projects as needed. The CAD Drafter will work in a team environment to support the ongoing daily business and vision of Superwinch. This position also requires interface as an engineering department contact with some key OEM accounts.

     

    Duties and responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

     

    • Designs and prepares 3-D models of parts and assemblies from basic engineering information.
    • May be required to work on design changes and customer orders
    • Interface with key OEM accounts as liaison with engineering.
    • Assists manufacturing engineering on drawing/tolerance interpretation
    • Assists in solving product design issues.
    • Work in SolidWorks to execute portions of projects as needed
    • Work in a team environment to support the ongoing daily business

     

    Education and Experience Requirements:

     

    • Associate Degree Preferred
    • SolidWorks Certificate
    • Must have good Modeling and Drafting Experience in Solidworks
    • Strong problem-solving and analytical skills. Ability to identify and analyze complex technical problems

    1-1/2 to 3 years’ experience in a drafting, design engineering environment. CAD Solid modeling experience in SolidWorks is required

    • Advanced mechanical aptitude - involves parts, fit, form, and function
    • Ability to prioritize, organize, and execute multiple assignments

     

     

    This position is located in Portland Oregon, there is no relocation assistance for this position.

     

    To apply to any of the postings, please contact Superwinch Human Resources at hr@superwinch.com.