Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Sales

Perrysburg, OH, US

Installation Engineer

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.


Together, we keep everyday life moving to build a better tomorrow.


You will be part of


Hiab offers a variety of different career possibilities for different backgrounds and ambitions, so whatever your passion is, we may just have the job for you! We want to bring in new expertise and fresh ideas, while providing our existing employees with new and interesting career opportunities. Your talent, experience and passion may just be what we seek or need to shape the future of Hiab and our industry. We offer as well:


  • Employees First way of life: all of us should experience Easiness, Empowerment and Excellence every day at work
  • Comprehensive benefit package including; health, vision, dental, voluntary life/disability insurance upon first day of employment
  • 401k program with 6% company match
  • Personal time off and company-paid holidays
  • Opportunities for career growth and competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Paid training
  • Company mentoring program
  • Tuition reimbursement for job-related continued education
  • Referral Program
  • You may also be provided with a company cell phone, laptop and/or credit card, all to be used for the purpose of conducting company business

Purpose of the position


Design and develop load handling solutions. Manage projects from concept through testing and drive them to completion. Prepare models and detailed drawings using 2D/3D design software for assemblies and parts. Create installation package drawings, hydraulic and/or electrical schematics. Lead design reviews. Provide engineering support to sales, shop and field personnel as required.

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Work with Service, Installations, Sales and Marketing on new or revised applications. Investigate applications and make design changes when required. Be proactive in listening to customer requirements and needs and work to find the best possible solution for that particular application
  • Support Service, Installations, Sales and Marketing to resolve customer problems related to the design, installation, maintenance, and operation of the products. Work with Hiab functional areas to resolve customer issues as required with effective communication to all areas
  • Accurately maintain all engineering design and test documentation. Included are all Sales and Installation Packages, decal drawings, and load charts and other documentation as required
  • Understand and ensure design follows all applicable laws, meet customer specifications and safety requirements
  • Support and follow all company and Engineering policies
  • Maintain an acceptable performance on Engineering Change Request (ECR) processing and backlog
  • Perform mathematical calculations for design including stability and load calculations.
  • Maintain a library of current literature and reports
  • Participate in the development and refinement of engineering computer aided tools and general capabilities to improve the Engineering department performance
  • Know and understand Hiab’s Quality Policy and comply with all requirements of the Quality System manual, Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions
  • Understand and comply with all Safety and Environmental requirements
  • Perform all other duties as required by the Supervisor within the physical constraints of the job
  • Interface with Sales and customers

What you’ll need to succeed




  • B.S. in Mechanical Engineer or equivalent degree/experience required


Working experience:


  • Three or more years experience in a similar field with truck equipment industry preferred
  • Experience with weldments, sheet metal, hydraulics, lean manufacturing concepts, all preferred
  • Proficient in 3D CAD design; Solidworks a plus
  • Knowledge of DC power systems and hydraulics a plus
  • Proven mechanical design capabilities with consideration for bending, shear, torsion, and buckling


Skills and competencies:


  • Proficient in 2D/3D CAD design
  • Computer literate/knowledge of Microsoft Office software or Google Docs
  • Good knowledge of product function and application
  • Organizational skills
  • Communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to work well with others

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your Resume/CV today for consideration!


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.


Hiab is part of Cargotec. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2023 totalled approximately EUR 4.6 billion and it employs around 11,400 people.