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Manufacturing Engineer I - Assembly


New Castle, IN, US, 47362

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.


Primary Responsibilities:


  • Support current process technology and implement improvements to department/plant operations based upon manufacturing engineering analysis of existing operations compared to future requirements based on capacity, cost reduction, safety and/or risk avoidance opportunities.  Help to prepare 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.  Implementation of process improvements including activities such as project management, tooling selection through implementation, N/C programming, etc. Ongoing support of processes resulting from process improvement, part changes, changing capacities, etc.  
  • Contribute to the product introduction process.  Activities will vary depending on project size, structure and phase but may include: cost estimation, suggestion and evaluation for design for manufacturability, process investigation, schedule development, make-vs.-buy analysis, prototype manufacture, etc. 
  • Review production problems as they are identified and implement solutions.  Develop, implement and update documentation and training.  Contribute to initiatives by other plant functions such as quality, safety, environment, production control, etc., to improve operations.
  • Develop reports, project briefings and management presentations.  Perform other duties as assigned.




  • High School graduate or equivalent plus 8-15 years related experience.
  • Certain technical skills and training such as CNC programming, CAD layout, geometric dimensioning and tolerance (GD&T), process capability theory and statistical process control (SPC) may be required. 
  • Must demonstrate good communication skills amongst shop floor, support staff, and plant leadership.
  • Must be able to lead and execute small teams and projects.  Comfortable presenting to others.
  • Requires good organizational and interpersonal skills, and the ability to train 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: New Castle

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