Mfg Engineer II - Tool Design


Kinston, NC, US, 28504-8907

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.


•    This position is responsible for developing reliable, efficient mechanical designs for custom tooling to support a variety of manufacturing processes such as machining, welding, fabrication, assembly, injection molding, inspection, etc. 
•    Organize, document, and present technical design reviews 
•    Work closely with Plant Manufacturing Engineers (internal customers) to customize solutions for specific requirements
•    Work closely with Tool Makers and Builders to ensure optimum manufacturing and build techniques are applied to the mechanical designs 
•    Work closely with Electrical Engineers to apply appropriate controls technology into the mechanical designs 
•    Work with Vendors to procure purchased components that fit specifications for mechanical applications
•    This position will work closely with other manufacturing functions such as manufacturing engineering, production control, quality engineering, purchasing, safety, environmental, and manufacturing management to develop and implement solutions consistent with the goals of the Company
•    This position may report to a Senior Level Engineer, Manufacturing Engineering Manager, or other Departmental Manager
•    Assist with project justification including recommendations, make-vs-buy analysis, layout, cost impact, and schedule activities as required
•    Support the implementation of processes including equipment procurement, coordination of installation, process capability prove-out, training, process documentation, work standard measurement and production start-up
•    Implement process improvements including activities such as project management, departmental processes, effort/benefit analysis, risk assessments, etc.   


Minimum Experience/Education: 
•    2+ years of professional experience designing and supporting tooling solutions
•    B.E. preferred, A.E.T. acceptable with demonstrated experience, 5+ years of experience for High School Graduate or equivalent 
•    Strong knowledge and experience with engineering practices for designing custom tooling solutions for various manufacturing processes 
•    Proficient in the use of CAD to generate 3D solid model designs and dimensioning 
•    Familiarity with industry policies and procedures to ensure safety 
•    Experience in raw material selection, machining, and assembly for mechanical designs 
•    Basic understanding of pneumatics and hydraulics 
•    Relevant experience in: 

o    Design for manufacturing 

o    Machine tools 

o    Precision tooling 

o Drafting and Tolerancing


General Skills/Qualifications:  
•    Motivated self-starter and team player, works well with others and interacts effectively and efficiently with internal or external people and groups 
•    Must have the ability to prioritize, multi-task, meet deadlines 
•    Organized and detail-oriented with excellent written and verbal communication skills 
•    Proficiency in MS Office Suite (e.g. Excel, Word, Outlook, Visio) and general computer literacy 
•    Must be a creative thinker, able to think outside the box, results-oriented, and focused 
•    Analytical thinker and problem solver 
•    Core values, exceptional work ethic, and continuous self-improvement 
•    Highly organized, ability to prioritize a varied and fast-changing workload 
•    Motivated, high achiever, persistent, and conscientious  
•    Must have valid driving privileges
•    Occasional travel (0-5%)
•    Occasional overnight stays (0-5%)


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


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