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Advanced Manufacturing Engineer- Product Development


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

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.



  • Responsible for the advancement of manufacturing technology, product introduction, Plant or Corporate strategy, and project management of large manufacturing projects at a plant or corporate level
  • Manufacturing representative for large truck level product development projects
  • Work with project teams early in the PDP process to develop manufacturing process using Design for Manufacturing and Assembly principles
  • Recognized leader responsible for designing required AME processes for new product development projects
  • Work with Manufacturing plants globally to produce DV level components while designing the manufacturing process
  • Act as project manager for the manufacturing portion of product development projects thru project close
  • Work with Current Product teams to share and engage in the Product Development Projects
  • Work with the Process Technology group to share new and emerging technologies with project teams
  • Develop and mentor others in Manufacturing while providing technical direction and leadership
  • Develop capital and expense budget for large product development projects
  • Present project updates to executives at PDP Milestone meetings
  • This position reports to the AME Manager



  • 8-15 years related experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in manufacturing, Mechanical, Industrial Engineering or related
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills to facilitate discussions with a wide variety of personnel at different levels of the organization
  • Excellent leadership and coaching skills
  • Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills
  • Must have valid driving privileges
  • Occasional travel (0-10%)
  • Occasional overnight stays (0-10%)
  • Some international travel required


Preferred Qualifications:

  • Deep understanding of product development and the Crown PDP Process
  • Extensive knowledge of current manufacturing processes and emerging technologies
  • Strong background in Crown manufacturing processes including automation.
  • Ability to support multiple projects at once




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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