Manufacturing Engineer I


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.



  • Position responsible for the execution of various manufacturing engineering functions including manufacturing process development and support, product introduction, manufacturing project management of small projects, as well as general manufacturing support, troubleshooting, and team participation.
  • Work closely with other manufacturing functions such as production control, quality engineering, purchasing, safety, environmental, and manufacturing management to develop and implement solutions consistent with the goals of the Company.
  • Propose improvements to department/plant operations through manufacturing engineering analysis of existing operations compared to future requirements based on capacity, cost reduction, safety and/or risk avoidance opportunities.
  • Preparations of project justification including recommendations, make-vs-buy analysis, layout, cost impact and schedule activities as required. 
  • 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, tooling selection through implementation, N/C programming, etc.  
  • Provide ongoing support of processes resulting from process improvement, part changes, changing capacities, etc.  
  • Support Final Assembly in Plant 4 - New Bremen, OH



  • A four-year Engineering Degree with 2 to 5 years of experience or a two-year Engineering Degree with 5 to 10 years of work experience
  • Preferred to have 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).
  • 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.
  • Assembly experience preferred.


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 Parental Leave, 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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