Crown Equipment Corporation Warehouse Solutions Project Designer in New Bremen, Ohio

Company Description:

Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.

Responsible for collaborating in the design of Warehouse Solutions equipment related projects and producing computer aided design (CAD) drawings required to support the sales effort of the branch in a professional and timely manner consistent with the image of the Company. The incumbent will be asked to travel to customer sites to collaborate with the sales force and customer in determining information required for the layouts is collected in the proper form and detail. May be required to manage, coordinate and oversee installations of Warehouse Solutions products. Responsible for all computer simulations run for the customer bases which may be needed to support truck sales.

  • Collaborate with sales personnel in the design of projects involving Warehouse Solutions products. Assist in determining and verifying the building measurements and other related information required for proper design of Warehouse Solutions projects. Tasks include the designing, drawing and detail verification of the specific application of Company equipment utilized in the customer’s application. Utilizing information provided, create alternative designs to enhance space utilization, increase product flow, improve efficiency, reduce cost, etc. The incumbent must be aware of the specifications of the trucks, racking/shelving, etc. that are presented to the customer in the drawings. If necessary, gather and prepare all documents required for permit processing. Collaborate with sales representatives and customers regarding required changes to existing drawings. Create and maintain a library of completed drawings as well as a detailed record of past Warehouse Solutions projects.

  • Responsible to meet with sales people and customers at the customer's location in the normal course of the selling effort and visit sites before, during and after equipment installation to respond to installation problems, answer questions and ensure proper installation. Special sensitivity to maintaining good customer relations is necessary. Work closely with the Warehouse Solutions Coordinator regarding the scheduling and progress of material delivery. Assist in the coordination of equipment required for installation (i.e. lift trucks, work platforms, welders, etc.)

  • Create the required simulations for the sales effort as requested.

  • Maintain current knowledge of new company equipment and their respective specifications and operating parameters. Investigate additional sources of installers, building materials, union labor rates, Dodge Reports, etc. to maintain the competitive position of the company. Maintain knowledge of upgrades to AutoCad as they become available.

  • Maintain current literature supplies, keep current Warehouse Solutions vendor addresses and contact names, assist in mailings for Warehouse Solutions products. Perform various duties as assigned by branch management to support the sales effort, including coordinator functions as necessary.

This position requires an Associate Degree in Computer Aided Design from an accredited school of higher learning. In lieu of the degree, a minimum of five years of experience in technical drawing in a business environment is necessary. A valid drivers license is required.

Work Authorization:

Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.

Compensation and Benefits:

Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

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