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Process Technician - Automation & Controls


New Knoxville, OH, US, 45871

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.



  • Provide plant wide automation and controls support for new and existing cells.
  • Support robotic automation within the plant.
  • Support PLC software and hardware applications.
  • Support robotic integration projects. 
  • Work with our in-house Automation team or third-party integrators.
  • Provide technical support for material handling robotic installations. 
  • Provide training to Zone Leaders and operators on system functionality/maintenance repair. 
  • Troubleshoot existing automation cells, solving daily production problems, improving safety, quality, reliability and cost.



  • Must be mechanically inclined and have good computer skills, including experience with Excel, CAD drawing, Baan, and Mapper. 
  • Hands on troubleshooting skills with experience in robotic automation, PLC programming and diagnostics, vision systems, safety interlocks and system communications preferred.
  • Experience in robotic software and hardware (Fanuc/Motoman etc.) preferred
  • Must have basic understanding of electrical troubleshooting using a digital multimeter.
  • Must demonstrate excellent communication skills and be able to lead the discussions, meetings, projects, etc., and communicate across all levels of the organization.
  • Must be able to read blueprints and understand basic math.
  • Experience with Lean Manufacturing principles including value stream mapping and kaizen is preferred.
  • Requires good organizational and interpersonal skills and the ability to support and mentor shop floor operations.
  • High school diploma or equivalent required.


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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