Senior Advanced Manufacturing Engineer- Foundry


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.




  • Work with the foundry teams to achieve a safe, stable, and compliant facility.
  • Reduce manufacturing costs, apply vertical integration, and achieve 10-year volumes.
  • Work in a team environment, engaging employees to develop and expand manufacturing capabilities in both foundries.
  • Provide manufacturing expertise in the areas of foundry manufacturing systems. 
  • Create a vision for safe future-state conditions within manufacturing processes working with each foundry team.
  • Demonstrate a strong commitment towards innovative approaches, supporting company goals and objectives, and leveraging advancing technologies.
  • Develop detailed business cases for new manufacturing processes and present them to the leadership team.
  • Lead cross-functional teams in all aspects of projects including research, capital request, project planning, and manufacturing implementation of robust processes including Project Management.
  • Interact with plant contacts for continuous improvement activities and effective problem-solving methods.
  • Mentor, coach, teach, and develop Manufacturing Engineers in the foundry.
  • Participate in strategic capital planning and implementation.
  • This position will report to an Advanced Manufacturing Engineering Manager in New Bremen, Ohio.




  • 8-15 years of related experience.
  • Bachelor’s degree in Engineering, with extensive experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Must have extensive background in foundry related technology.
  • Strong background in foundry process improvement.
  • Ability and willingness to develop new foundry related technologies.
  • Must have valid driving privileges.
  • Able to work out of Greencastle, IN location and travel to New Bremen, OH for monthly meetings.
    • Able to travel/work out of additional foundries in Noblesville, IN and Martinsville, IL and additional future foundries.
  • Frequent travel (6-20%)
  • Frequent overnight stays (6-20%)


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Graduate technical degree, or four-year technical degree plus business degree preferred.
  • Extensive manufacturing experience including plant operations and global experience preferred.
  • Project Management skills and experience required.
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills.




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

Job Segment: Facilities, Manufacturing Engineer, Business Process, Industrial, Operations, Engineering, Management, Manufacturing