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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Operations / Assembly

Minerbio, IT

Manufacturing Engineer (Fixed-Term Contract)

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

We are looking for a Manufacturing Engineer to join Hiab's Operations team on a fixed-term contract. The purpose of the position is to sustain and develop technical aspects in the value stream, drive productivity improvements, including implementation of new manufacturing techniques and digitalization. Position holder will define and improve standard work in the value stream. Manufacturing Engineer owns ERP Master Data, BOMs and standard times. This position is located in Minerbio, Italy and you will report to Manufacturing Engineer Manager.


Main tasks and responsibilities:

  • Define standard work and standard operating procedures, support team to create and update new SOPs
  • Implement quality-related improvements in production (poka-yoke solutions, fixturing & tooling etc.)
  • Work with value stream manager/leader to develop the support structure including information flow and systems, and process reviews
  • Manage continuous improvement efforts for quick change over, standardized work, workplace organization for optimum value stream layout
  • Visual management from concept to implementation. Write procedures necessary to support cargo-manufacturing systems
  • Coordinate implementation of engineering changes and the change processes 
  • Creation and use of the value stream map so as to aid productivity
  • Ownership of line balancing so as to smooth the labour loading 
  • Responsible for Cell design and line layout in line with the VSM and VSLs
  • Lead Kaizen events within the value stream as required, to include value stream mapping, line balancing
  • Lead the training and implementation of lean manufacturing tools and concepts including 6S, Six Sigma, Total Productive Maintenance etc.
  • Provide 6S technical solutions in conjunction with the 6S champions 
  • Project manager for technical improvement projects.

What you’ll need to succeed:



  • BSc Degree in Engineering related discipline or similar experience



  • Strong experience from mechanical industry and assembly operations 
  • Systems (ERP) knowledge
  • Working knowledge LEAN principles (such as Six Sigma) 
  • Project management



  • Knowledge and awareness of modern manufacturing methods and tools
  • Strong technical understanding of manufactured products and their functionality
  • Collaborative solution driven approach
  • Engineering drawing tools (Computer Literacy, particularly in Google suite, experience in Microsoft Visio and Autocad/Solidworks/Pro-E(Creo)


Desired behavior:

  • Good co-operations skills with internal and external parties
  • Analytical approach 
  • Observant
  • Perseverance.

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 CV in English by 14.06.2021.


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. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2020 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people. www.cargotec.com