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Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  R&D

Streetsboro, OH, US

Product 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.

Product Engineer


Join Hiab’s journey – to inspire and shape the future of intelligent load handling

Hiab USA is a leading manufacturer of hydraulic Waltco liftgates headquartered in Streetsboro, Ohio. Hiab is looking for a talented engineer who thrives on designing mechanical components. You will contribute independently and on project teams to improve our existing products and to bring new products to market. Strong mechanical design, project engineering and communication skills will be critical to success.

Main Tasks and responsibilities:

  • Design and develop hydraulic liftgates
  • Complete designs 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
  • Participate in design reviews
  • Provide engineering support to sales, service and manufacturing
  • This position allows an optional, flexible work scheduled of 2 days in office and 3 days working from home each week.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • BSME or Technical degree required.
  • Minimum of 3+ years of experience designing mechanical equipment; Experience with lifting equipment a plus
  • Ability to work independently and within multi-discipline development projects
  • Ability to guide 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 Engineering skills and cross-functional communication
  • Proficient in 3D CAD design and drafting; SolidWorks a plus
  • Ability to perform assembly level statics analysis


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.

Comprehensive benefit package including health, vision, dental, voluntary life/disability insurance upon first date of employment.

  • As low as $0 premium!
  • 401k program with company match
  • Personal time off and company-paid holidays
  • You may also be provided with a company cell phone, laptop and credit card, all to be used for the purpose of conducting company business
  • Opportunities for career growth and competitive salary commensurate with experience
  • Company mentoring program
  • Tuition reimbursement for job-related continued education.

Interested to join?

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 2021 totalled approximately EUR 3.3 billion and it employs around 11,500 people.