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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  R&D

Streetsboro, OH, US

Lead 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.


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


Hiab is looking for a talented engineer who thrives on designing mechanical systems.  You will lead projects that improve our existing products and that bring new products to market.  Strong mechanical design, project management and communication skills will be critical to success. The position will be located in Streetsboro, Portage County, Ohio, United States and will be reporting to Director, R&D. 


Key Accountabilities:


  • Design and develop hydraulic tail lifts
  • Manage projects from concept through testing and drive them to completion
  • Prepare models and detail drawings using SolidWorks 3D design software for assemblies and parts
  • Create hydraulic and electrical schematics
  • Lead design reviews
  • Guide junior level engineers and designers
  • Collaborate with international design team on new product developments for US Waltco Brand and market as well as global DEL and Zepro brands and markets.


What you'll need to succeed:


  • 5+ years of experience designing mechanical lift equipment or equivalent structural assembly design
  • BSME; MSME a plus
  • Ability to work independently to complete multi-discipline development projects
  • Ability to guide junior level engineers, designers, and project assistants within assigned projects
  • Proven mechanical design capabilities with consideration for bending, shear, torsion, & buckling
  • Experience designing components and creating drawings for manufacturing processes including laser cutting, forming, machining, and welding
  • Proven project management skill and cross-functional communication; experience with Stage Gate Process a plus
  • Proficient in 3D CAD design and PDM file management systems; SolidWorks a plus
  • Knowledge of DC power systems and hydraulics a plus
  • Ability to perform assembly level statics analysis and component level FEA; SolidWorks Simulation a plus


You'll 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?


For further information please contact Alex Kacludis, Director, R&D, by phone at 330 734 7883. (or by email at Alex.Kacludis@hiab.com)


If you are excited about this opportunity, please submit your application with salary request and CV. (And other relevant if needed.)


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

Nearest Major Market: Akron
Nearest Secondary Market: Cleveland