Manufacturing Engineer- Drive Unit Assembly


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.




  • This position will have process responsibility for the assembly of drive units and the remanufacturing program for these products.
  • This position has a strong emphasis on new product introduction, as well as providing plant support for drive unit manufacturing.
  • A strong “hands on” ability to troubleshoot manufacturing processes is essential for this role.
  • Experience of machined components, gears, and automated assembly processes is desired, as well as Lean and Six Sigma project leadership.
  • Process leadership for drive unit manufacturing, driving to improve existing operations for safety, quality, cost and delivery improvements.
  • Implementation of new processes, including equipment specification, procurement, coordination of installation, process capability, training, process documentation and production startup.
  • Assist is product introduction process with respect to cost estimation, process development, and prototype manufacture
  • Direct production departments using root cause analysis to identify and eliminate production opportunities.
  • Develop training and be able to support other plant initiatives as required.





  • 16+ years related experience
  • High School graduate or equivalent
  • Must have valid driving privileges
  • Occasional travel (0-5%)
  • Occasional overnight stays (0-5%)


Preferred Qualifications:


  • Certain technical skills and training such as CNC programming, CAD layout, geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T), process capability theory and statistical process control (SPC) may be required. 
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to lead the discussion, meeting, project, etc., and communicate across all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to lead cross-functional teams and manage small to medium projects.
  • Requires good organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to support and mentor Process Technicians, Supervisors, and others.







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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