Manufacturing Engineer II


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.


Work schedule is 6am - 4:30pm, Monday through Thursday.


Primary Responsibilities


  • 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.  
  • Contribute to the product introduction process including but not limited to stamping, laser cutting, CNC machining, and wire forming.  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 diploma plus 16+ years related experience required.
  • Certain technical skills and training such as CAD layout, geometric dimensioning and tolerance (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: New Castle

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