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Lead Machinist - 3rd Shift


Troy, OH, US, 45373

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.



  • Direct the operations of assigned work areas.
  • Organize and assign work according to production schedules.
  • Lead daily Gemba meetings.
  • Participate in Gemba walks.
  • Work with the Production Manager and Supervisor on planning and production, staffing and personnel matters.
  • Machine and assemble any and all components per work instructions and production schedule.
  • Coordinate and train current and new team members on all stations and processes.
  • Recognize and understand the need for tool, machine, or fixture adjustments or corrections.
  • Work with appropriate personnel on tool change or correction needs.
  • Work with appropriate personnel on fixture, machine, or program needs.
  • Ensure parts are compliant with specs; and if not, work with quality representative on suspect parts and properly tagging NC material.
  • Note any part shortages and work with Production Planner and Material Handler to ensure part availability.



  • Basic math (including fractions and decimals), convert between metric and English, read blueprints, some knowledge of CNC programming, reason, and analyze.
  • Must be able to safely operate lift truck.
  • Read and understand drawings, wiring diagrams, bill of materials, and production orders.
  • Must be able to listen communicate and understand verbal instructions. 
  • Must be able to remember, reason, and analyze.
  • Must be able to demonstrate mechanical abilities & aptitude, knowledge of CNC programming.
  • Must be able to use computer.
  • High School Diploma or equivalent.


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: Dayton
Nearest Secondary Market: Cincinnati

Job Segment: CNC, Forklift, Warehouse, Machinist, Industrial, Manufacturing