Crown Equipment Corporation Mfg Engineer Manager in Greencastle, Indiana

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.

Job Requirements

  • Communicate and work closely with Advanced Mfg./Eng, Plant Management, Materials Manager, Quality Manager, Design Engineering, and Safety on projects and assignments. Provide estimates of manufacturing costs for new products, equipment, tooling and processes. Assign personnel to advise and evaluate processes for effects on cost, quality, throughput and capacity. Develop, direct and/or evaluate capital equipment purchase proposals. Manage/lead tool engineering functions including design and build where applicable.

  • Ability to lead project types that include: Maintaining current manufacturing processes, Grow and improve process capacity and capabilities within the plant, Maintain continuous improvement projects and Develop capital appropriation projects.

  • Responsible for coaching, motivating, mentoring, and developing direct reports to successfully take on additional responsibilities. Conduct Talent Development/Individual Development sessions. Assist in the hiring, placing, transferring and promoting of employees. Process and approve employee paperwork to include vacations, personal leave, accident reports, return-to-work forms/information, and employees’ questions. Perform duties such as creating/revising job descriptions and completing annual wage reviews.

  • Monitor new developments in manufacturing/process technology, design for manufacturability methods, cost estimation and control, etc. by attending seminars, benchmarking, research, etc.


  • 5-7 years related experience

  • Bachelor's degree (Manufacturing Engineering, Mechanical or Industrial or related experience)

  • Basic understanding of industrial type process/equipment that supports different types of fabrication, welding, machining, plastics, robotics, electronics, painting and assembly is recommended.

  • Knowledge of SPC, Lean and Six Sigma principles are a plus.

  • Strong leadership, good interpersonal, organizational and communication skills with a common sense approach are also desired.

  • Ability to think out of the box and move the organization forward with minimal supervision is necessary for this position.

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