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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sales & Marketing

Ellesmere, GB

Engineering Manager

As pioneers and global leader, Hiab is ambitious to write forward our success story, inspiring and shaping our industry. The world in which we operate with our class-leading products, intelligent services and innovative digital solutions is constantly changing.

Join Hiab's journey - to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling

Hiab’s Sales & Marketing Division is looking for an experienced Engineering Manager to join its ranks.

On this role, you could expect to perform a wide range of tasks and lead the department to ensure support is given to the wider business. You would be working in close cooperation with our Service Excellence Team, Regional Managers, Sales Managers and Depot staff, as well as with external third party installers, Partners, Truck OEM’s and Customers.

The position will be reporting to the Service Excellence Manager, will be national and will require national travel.

Main tasks and responsibilities:

•    Managing and co-ordinating the Engineering department/ workload
•    Defining, measuring and report upon department KPI
•    Supporting and implementing the Hiab strategy
•    Supporting training and development upon 3D Modelling, Finite Element Analysis (FEA), T/win drawings and Engineering/ Piece part drawings
•    Management and development of works instructions
•    Technical trouble shooting
•    Working with Sales team to deliver customer requirements
•    Pricing and cost control within department 
•    Monitoring and complying with Standards Compliance Advisor, Regs/standards and other industry bodies/ accreditations.

What you’ll need to succeed:

In order to be successful at this role, you should have experience managing or supervising a team, preferably in an administrative environment. You should be confident and comfortable interfacing with other departments and stakeholders.

We are also looking for a good team player, one who is self-motivated, flexible with regards to tasks performed and is able to operate with minimal supervision.

Ideally you have:

•    Qualification to HND or degree level in Mechanical Engineering
•    Significant experience in Commercial Vehicle Application 
•    Engineering principals – Essential 
•    Lorry loader/ Crane/ HGV background – preferred, not essential
•    Excellent technical knowledge 
•    Good I.T. skills, including MS Office and the SAP ERP System
•    Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You will be part of:

We offer you a position in a global organisation where you are challenged with interesting and diverse tasks. These tasks will provide a great opportunity for you to grow professionally.

Interested to join?

If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and CV by 27.03.2020.


Hiab is part of Cargotec

Hiab is the world's leading provider of on-road load handling equipment, intelligent services and digitally connected solutions. As the industry pioneer, Hiab's more than 3,300 employees worldwide focus on our commitment to increase efficiency in our customers' businesses and to shape the future of intelligent load handling.


Hiab's offering encompasses class-leading load-handling equipment, including HIAB loader cranes, LOGLIFT and JONSERED forestry and recycling cranes, MOFFETT truck mounted forklifts, MULTILIFT demountables, and tail lifts under the ZEPRO, DEL, and WALTCO fabrands. Hiab's ProCareTM service, award-winning HiVisionTM crane control system, and HiConnectTM platform demonstrate our constant drive to provide intelligent services and connected solutions that add value to our customers. www.hiab.com


Hiab is part of Cargotec Corporation. Cargotec's sales in 2018 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 12,000 people. www.cargotec.com

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