Manufacturing Controls Engineer


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


  • Responsible for the installation and technical support of PLC, HMI, safety, servo, and vision-based hardware and software including, but not limited to:  RSLogix 500/5000, FT View Studio, C-More HMI, Mitsubishi HMI, SICK FlexiSoft Designer, FANUC 2D and 3D Vision, AB Kinetix Servo System, and Cognex Insight Explorer
    • Develop and maintain equipment back up programs
    • Maintain software and devises to interface with all equipment
    • Trouble shoot production equipment and work to reduce downtime
    • Implement equipment predictive maintenance practices (TPM)
  • Develop electrical design, schematics, and drawings in AutoCAD
  • Interpret mechanical design drawings for electrical requirements
  • Help establish new standards and maintain existing standards
    • Stay current with the electrical code and communicate changes to the workforce
    • Maintain the plant’s Arc Flash labeling program and manage updates
  • Develop electrical bills of materials for planned projects and installations
  • Power up electrical systems and configure hardware per application specifications
  • Check quality of maintenance personnel and assist in training as required
  • Work with manufacturing engineers to provide input with quote preparation as required
    • Participate in machine runoffs
    • Verify maintainability of new equipment
  • Design and develop software applications based on given requirements and specifications
  • Develop plantwide overhead crane and hoist standards and procurement process




  • Bachelor’s Degree in Engineering, or equivalent, with five (5) to ten (10) years in a manufacturing environment
  • Pneumatic and hydraulic circuit design, and troubleshooting capabilities
  • Knowledge of commonly-used concepts, practices, and procedures for manufacturing equipment and automation
  • Must demonstrate willingness to learn new technologies
  • Excellent leadership and coaching skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills
  • Outstanding communication skills to facilitate discussions with a wide variety of personnel
  • Ability to support multiple projects at once
  • Travel – 10%



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: Indianapolis

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