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Manufacturing Engineer (Weld)


Greencastle, IN, US, 46135

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.


Primary Responsibilities


  • Propose improvements to department/plant operations through analysis of existing processes compared to future requirements based on capacity, cost reduction, safety and/or risk avoidance opportunities. Justify project proposals based on make-vs-buy analysis, layout, cost, and budgetary impacts. Implement processes through equipment procurement, coordination of installation, validation of process capability, training, process documentation, development of time standards, and production start-up support.
  • Review production problems as they are identified and implement solutions using a methodical problem-solving process.  Develop and implement process documentation.  Contribute to initiatives by other plant functions such as quality, safety, environment, production control, etc., to improve operations.
  • Contribute to the product introduction process.  Activities will vary depending on project size, structure and phase but may include: cost estimation, suggestion and evaluation for design for manufacturability, process investigation, schedule development, make-vs-buy analysis, prototype manufacture, etc.
  • Develop reports, project briefings and management presentations.  Perform other duties as assigned.




  • Associates or higher in Engineering or other related field (Preferred)
  • 5-6+ years Fabrication experience
  • 2-3+ years Project Management experience
  • Excellent communication skills to lead meetings and projects.
  • Must be able to lead cross-functional teams for safety, quality, and efficiency initiatives.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • SAP / Crown360 MRP system experience (Preferred)
  • NX, AutoCAD, Sketchup experience (Preferred)
  • CNC programming (Preferred)
  • Six Sigma Green Belt (Preferred)
  • Statistical Process Control (SPC) (Preferred)



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: Indianapolis

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