Materials Testing Engineering Technician


Celina, OH, US, 45822

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is one of the world’s largest material handling companies, with a reputation for award-winning product design, advanced engineering and technology, and superior after-sale service. Crown produces and sells a broad range of forklifts, batteries, chargers, automation and fleet management technologies that are revolutionizing the material-handling industry.


Job Responsibilities:


Perform destructive and non-destructive testing of materials and components for material handling equipment. Identify and apply standard laboratory concepts, methods, and procedures.  Assist with design and application of special equipment, software, and test procedures in support of new product development, manufacturing, and product lifecycle management. Prepare test specimens and perform assigned testing. Maintain test fixtures and other laboratory equipment to ensure proper working order. Compile data and write formal reports documenting test results.


  • Test Engineering Assignments - Using well-developed work instructions and checklists, perform or assist with metallurgical/material sample preparation. Conduct standardized test procedures including hardness testing, chemical composition testing, salt spray testing, Charpy impact testing, and microscopic or X-ray imaging. Gather and report data to lab engineer. Assist in development of test plans, procedures, and formal engineering reports.
  • Laboratory Operations - Assist in maintaining the operational and material readiness and availability of the lab and equipment. Support lab equipment calibration and maintenance activities. Maintain the laboratory’s consumable item inventory. Assist in preparing the lab’s annual budget by researching requirements, soliciting quotes from vendors, and providing input to department managers.
  • Miscellaneous - Perform other duties as assigned.


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Minimum Qualifications:


  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • 2 years of materials testing experience
  • Good verbal and written communication, organizational, applied mathematics, analytical, troubleshooting, and computer skills
  • Ability to infrequently lift up to 30 lbs
  • Ability to safely operate a lift truck
  • Ability to travel occasionally with overnight stays (0-5%)
  • Reliable transportation to travel locally between company locations during scheduled workday


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Degree in Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, or related
  • 5 years of materials testing experience


Work Authorization:


Indefinite U.S. work authorized individuals only. Individuals with temporary visas are ineligible. Sponsorship for work authorization, now or in the future, is unavailable.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Parental Leave, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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