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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Engineering

Perrysburg, US

Apply by:  28-02-2019

Mechanical Design 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


As part of the Business Development management team, the successful applicant will lead a team of Mechanical Designers, developing an industry leading engineering division, providing a quality product, troubleshooting field problems, whilst interfacing with Operations, Service and Sales.

Main tasks and responsibilities


  • Maximize department procedure efficiencies and task administration.
  • Oversight of engineering design service and interfacing with all departments.
  • Collaborate with a wide variety of functional areas such as sales, service, marketing, manufacturing, and operations to develop and provide a relevant product and a responsive service.
  • Initiate and support the quality approach of design and innovation.
  • Know, understand and comply with Hiab USA, Inc. Operating and Technical Procedures and Workplace Instructions.
  • Collect and analyze department information for review and business development.
  • Assist with market research to identify and track market trends in industry.
  • Participate in overall business development strategy for new products.
  • Investigate alternate methods of material requirements.
  • Assist the Sales and Install Department in preparation of technical literature.
  • Administer engineering design and Company operating procedures.
  • Investigate field problems for necessity of design changes and or field conversions.
  • Analysis of field failure.
  • Develop and maintain design records and manufacturing drawings per procedures.
  • Understand and comply with all Safety and Environmental requirements.
  • Perform all other duties as required within the physical constraints of the job.

What you’ll need to succeed:



Minimum: Bachelor’s Degree in industrial design or engineering technology.


Working experience:

Minimum: 3 years in similar management field.


Competence and skills:

  • Good knowledge of On Road Loading Handling and Trucking industry product function and application
  • Proven ability to lead a team.
  • Excellent management organizational skills.
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to effectively report activities.
  • Ability to make decisions independently.
  • Computer literate/knowledge of Auto-Cad, TrailerWin,  3D-CAD Software.
  • Computer literate/knowledge of Google office software and Microsoft Office software
  • Ability to work well with others.

Interested to join?


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application and resume by January 31, 2019.


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 brands. 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 Corporation. Cargotec's (Nasdaq Helsinki: CGCBV) sales in 2017 totalled approximately EUR 3.2 billion, and it employs over 11,000 people.

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