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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Operations / Assembly

Streetsboro, OH, US

Manufacturing Engineering 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


Hiab is looking for a Manufacturing Engineering Manager who will promote & develop a culture of LEAN, continuous improvement and operational excellence. The position will be based in Streetsboro, Portage County, Ohio, United States and will be reporting to Director, Operations.

Key accountabilities


  • Promote & develop a culture of LEAN, continuous improvement and operational excellence 
  • Ownership of the manufacturing engineering strategy so as to deliver the factory of the future manufacturing vision using best in class manufacturing techniques
  • Provide professional development for manufacturing engineers
  • Responsible for plant maintenance
  • Oversee the installation, maintenance and improvement of production methods, ensuring that HS&E requirements are adhered to. 
  • Leadership within the factory operations organization, safety first culture 
  • Promote & develop a culture of continuous improvement and operational excellence 

What you’ll need to succeed:



●    Degree caliber preferably Mechanical Engineering, Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering
●    Msc or post graduate qualification in manufacturing
●    (Lean 6 sigma Black or Green belt)



●    7 to 10  years’ experience in a working in a manufacturing engineering
●    5 years’ experience in a management role
●    Knowledge of techniques and tools for process improvement (LEAN six sigma).
●    In depth knowledge and experience of DFMEA, FMEA, APQP, PPAP and Lean Manufacturing techniques.
●    Working knowledge of 2D and 3D CAD and ERP systems.
●    Experience of New Product Introduction, reworking design changes and upgrades through to production




●    Technical knowledge of volume manufacturing engineering practices 
●    Ability to work in a matrix environment
●    Problem solving capability
●    Strong project management skills
●    Critical thinking and decision making
●    Proven strong focus on Health & Safety, Q.A.
●    Ability to work in a multi-functional team, high paced and multi-task environment. 


Desired behavior:

●    High personal integrity
●    Collaborative and influential
●    High resilience
●    Can do and want to win attitude
●    Innovative and forward thinking

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 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