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Mechanical Design Engineer - FEA


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.


Job Responsibilities:


Provide engineering expertise for evaluating the structural integrity of forklift product designs during the design and development process.


  • Perform structural finite element analysis of product, structure, and component designs to ensure design goals are met and integrity conforms to company and industry standards.
  • Perform dynamic analysis of vehicles to support structural analysis and stability compliance.
  • Perform fatigue analysis using appropriate tools.
  • Specify testing required to support load case development and to confirm result validity.
  • Propose and evaluate alternative solutions to provide design improvements.



  • Bachelor degree, preferably in Mechanical or Aerospace Engineering, or equivalent experience
  • 4 years of experience in mechanical design preferred (salary will be commensurate with experience)
  • Proven experience with finite element analysis (FEA), modeling, and simulation software, preferably Nastran, Femap, Adams, and NX CAD
  • Good written communication, verbal communication, analytical, and interpersonal skills
  • Must have valid driving privileges
  • Ability to travel occasionally with overnight stays (0-5%)


Related Terms:


Mechanical Structural Engineer, Simulation Engineer, FEA Engineer, Finite Element Analysis Engineer, Stress Analysis Engineer, Modeling and Simulation Engineer, Vehicle Simulation Engineer, Vehicle Systems Engineering, Automotive Systems Engineer, Heavy Industrial Equipment, Construction Equipment


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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