Senior Lean Manufacturing Engineer


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.



  • Work in conjunction with manufacturing site or functional department leaders to develop and implement continuous improvement initiatives based on performance- based metrics and strategy deployment. 

  • Facilitate lean events (value stream mapping, continuous improvement activities, etc.) and lead improvement projects involving cross-functional teams. 

  • Develop, coach/mentor, and certify SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) in the application of lean tools (value stream mapping, continuous improvement activities, set-up reduction, etc.) and implementation and sustainment of lean systems (Crown Lean Management System and 5S System). 

  • Implement large-scope lean processes and systems in a manufacturing site, retail site, or functional department. 

  • Instructor-led training and module content development as SME.  

  • Provide technical direction, leadership, and development with other lean engineers/practitioners. 



  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably in Engineering, with 5 years relevant experience; an Associate’s degree, preferably in Engineering, with 10 years of relevant experience; or no degree with 15 years of relevant experience. 

  • Must have excellent planning, communication, relationship building, and organizational skills.  

  • Experience utilizing eVSM software and Six Sigma / technical problem-solving experience would be a plus. 


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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