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Materials Validation Engineer


Celina, OH, US, 45822

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.


Job Responsibilities:


Provide materials engineering expertise to plan and perform testing and analysis in materials testing lab supporting new product development/design verification, manufacturing and supplier quality, and service/warranty analysis for material handling industry.


  • Materials Testing Laboratory Operations - Support general laboratory operations. Supervise installation, operation and maintenance of specialized test systems and laboratory facilities as assigned. Analyze, design, and develop test equipment, software, and methods as required to support assigned projects. Devise and apply testing procedures to perform testing of products, components, and systems. Evaluate new components and technologies. Act as liaison with external vendors as needed. Monitor active tests and experiments to ensure validity and quality of the work, perform analysis of results, and write formal reports as required.
  • Planning and Scheduling - Coordinate activities at the work group level, provide technical expertise and detail during project planning; assist engineers and supervisors with creation of project schedules.
  • Technical Staff Supervision - When assigned, provide supervision at the task level to assigned staff.  Provide support in area of expertise as required to lab or project staff.
  • Miscellaneous - Review progress with supervisor. Perform other duties as assigned to include infrastructure projects, budgetary inputs, and procedural documentation.


Remote Work: Crown offers hybrid remote work for this position. A reasonable commute is necessary since mostly onsite work is required. Relocation assistance may be available.


Minimum Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree in Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Mechanical Engineering with concentration in Materials Science, or related degree (Or Associate degree with compensating experience)
  • 2 years related materials engineering experience (Salary will be commensurate with applicable experience)
  • Good verbal and written communication, organizational, math, computer, and analytical skills
  • Reliable transportation to travel locally between company locations during scheduled workday
  • Ability to occasionally travel with overnight stays (0-5%)


Preferred Qualifications:


  • ASMI Applied General Metallurgy Certificate
  • 5 or more years related materials engineering experience


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

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 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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