Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Operations / Assembly

Streetsboro, OH, US

Manufacturing 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.


Compensation Data



Salary starts from $85,000 per year based on skills and experience.

Purpose of the position



  • Sustain and develop technical aspects in the value stream, drive productivity and continuous improvement activities across the value stream
  • Be a passionate Change Agent that advocates for world class practices across operational functions
  • Be process oriented, customer focused and operator centered
  • Own, lead and/or drive team oriented Kaizen events/activities across value stream
  • Assist in design and optimization of assembly line layouts and logistical flow of materials
  • Devise and implement new manufacturing engineering techniques
  • Design, develop and implement tooling for the value stream

Main tasks and responsibilities




  • Adhering to health and safety practices per business guidelines


  • Define standard work and standard operating procedures, support team to create and update new SOP’s
  • In conjunction with production management, interface with the Quality department for purpose of developing permanent corrective actions to all issues within the value stream
  • Implement quality related improvements within value stream (poka-yoke, featuring & tolling, etc.,)
  • Assist with development of standard work instructions across assembly lines


  • Facilitate cell/line design and layouts within value stream
  • Work with value stream manager, supervisors and leads to develop the support structure required surrounding information flow along with systems and process reviews
  • Assist, lead, manage and direct continuous improvement efforts across value stream to increase productivity
  • Enhance visual management concepts within all areas of value stream
  • Provide training on new methods to value stream teams
  • Assist with implementation of Hiab Business System within assembly areas
  • Lead and/or assist in tracking production downtime data
  • Ensures required documentation and/or system transactions are executed to allocate, purchase, internally manufacture or reschedule material as required
  • Develop and optimize assembly line layouts

What you’ll need to succeed




  • High School diploma/equivalent required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Operations Management, Supply Chain, Engineering or Logistics preferred
  • APICS Certification preferred
  • Six Sigma Black Belt preferred


  • Minimum three (3) years of experience in materials/ planning management within a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum two (2) years of experience as a leader of people

Skills and competencies:

  • Strong IT knowledge and skills including Advanced Google skills
  • High degree of knowledge and understanding of Supply Chain Management and managing MRP systems
  • Strong Organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to prioritize multiple conflicting demands
  • Good communication with the ability to form and maintain good relationships internally & externally
  • Problem solver, excellent analytically, decision make and strategic thinker
  • Project Management skills
  • Results Oriented and organized with the ability to plan and deliver against deadlines

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

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 2022 totalled approximately EUR 4 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.