Business:  Hiab
Job Function:  Engineering

Streetsboro, OH, US

R & D 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 range is $60,000-80,000 per year based on skills and experiences. 

Purpose of the position



  • Engineer responsible for the development of new and existing machines and components within the USA product portfolio
  • Work within Engineering Office Procedures and Standards
  • Design and develop solutions to technical problems or product improvements

Main tasks and responsibilities



  • Create ECO/ECN as required for local changes to the SBO product
  • Carry out design work as required on EWR (Engineering Work Requests)
  • Create detailed drawings for designs including Weld and General Assemblies
  • Create BOM (Bill of Material) and modules for all components and assemblies designed
  • Liaise with suppliers both internal and external on new machines and components
  • Responsible for complying with all aspects of site safety, environmental rules and complying with all applicable legislation
  • Ensure ECO Introduction from Global changes that affect the SBO product
  • Production Support – Technical support for Assembly and manufacturing issues
  • Quality Support – Involved in PPAP samples an any non-conforming product technical issues
  • Sourcing Support – RFQ drawings, supplier visits, PPAP sample validation, tech support
  • Service Support – Where possible, support with technical queries from USA field issues
  • Involvement in all aspects of a technical nature that could affect product safety

What you’ll need to succeed




  • Successful completion of a Mechanical Engineering or relevant degree


  • A minimum of 5 years design experience in a manufacturing environment using a 3D CAD package (ideally Pro Engineer) with experience in FEA (Simulate or Ansys)
  • 5 years designing steel structures, mechanical assemblies and systems
  • 2 years experience working on mobile equipment


  • High competency in mechanical engineering calculations with attention to detail 
  • Understanding of PDM systems and working within a controlled environment
  • Understanding of engine, drivetrain, hydraulic and electrical components and systems related to mobile equipment would be beneficial 
  • Competent user of all Microsoft Office programs excel, word and PowerPoint and knowledge of their application in daily work
  • Motivated self starter with good time management and an interest to learn with good organisational skills and high accuracy of work

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: 

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