Ambitious Engineer with International Focus at the Crosby Group

Referentienummer Ambitious Engineer: 0308

Our Client: Company Profile

Our client, Crosby Europe NV (, is part of the American global company Crosby® with leading market position in the material handling / lifting industry. They strive to set the standard for high quality, training and technical expertise in the field of premier shackle, hook and block products for rigging and lifting. Crosby products are manufactured with the highest design factors in the industry and have a large variety of applications with interesting technical challenges. They can withstand abusive field conditions because of the improved impact and fatigue characteristics designed into each item of their line.

At Crosby, customer service means much more. It means having full-time, knowledgeable local sales teams, well trained customer service employees, local technical support teams and training centers to accompany their customers mainly active in the (offshore) oil & gas, mining,  transportation and fishing industry.

Crosby Europe, with headquarters in Heist-Op-Den-Berg, and Vander meiren & Pauwels Recruitment are looking for motivated, internationally minded and entrepreneurial colleagues: Engineer

Ambitious Engineer with International Focus at the Crosby Group

Bachelor or Master’s degree / Client & application driven environment / Interesting technical challenges / Mechanical and materials engineering / Support, training, CAD, continuous improvement / Attractive salary including company car


The Crosby Engineer is given the time and the resources to get to know the products and the business of Crosby (training and on the job learning). Once completed, he or she has a strong impact on the delivery of the best technical support on an organizational level. He strives to continuously improve the technical processes and procedures by operational analysis, training etc. He has cross matrix responsibilities in different departments in the company on a technical level e.g. link with quality, sales, product management, general management, customer service. He/her trains internal teams, external (sales) people and customers to improve product knowledge and the Crosby experience.

By means of good technical & product support towards distributors and key end-users you will help to enhance Crosby’s market share and profitable revenue.

Internally you will provide high level technical support for specific customer related issues. You provide regular technical training programs to develop skills and to make your colleagues into better professionals.

Externally this role will support the outdoor sales team in all technical enquiries and/or product/market training programs to Crosby’s distributors and key end-users. You will execute training seminars for our end-users across the region.

Some specific job tasks of the Engineer:

  • Provide technical support to the internal and external sales teams;
  • Investigate and support all technical customer requirements beyond the product/technical knowledge of our sales teams;
  • Take initiative toward other departments to optimize product / quality issues / revenue / support; etc.
  • Taking ownership of customer issues reported;
  • Determine product disposition and various technical issues relating to a product;
  • Implement best practices in developing technical solutions;
  • Document technical knowledge and best practices in the form of notes and manuals;
  • Assess the impact of deviation on product quality in collaboration with the quality department;
  • Prioritize and manage several open technical issues at one time;
  • Make drawings and manipulate through the CAD system to make changes for customers;
  • Determine training content according to objectives in good collaboration with EMEA and USA based training department.
Skills and Qualifications

  • The Crosby Engineer has a Bachelor or Master Degree or equivalent by experience, e.g in mechanics, electro mechanics, lifting, materials engineering etc;
  • Ideally 1-5 years of experience, in a technical or industrial market/business environment;
  • Experience in writing technical documents;
  • Practical knowledge of CAD software (2D and 3D);
  • Fluent in Dutch and English, knowledge of another language is a plus.
  • Customer-oriented and communicative;
  • Innovative, improvement- and result-oriented;
  • Analytical, flexible, autonomous and dynamic team player;
  • Willingness to travel (25%). Mostly short trips between mondays and fridays. You can define the travelling schedule yourself.

  • Very attractive compensation and benefits package including numerous benefits (meal vouchers, health insurance, pension plan, company car, bonus system…);
  • Qualitative training throughout your career;
  • Interesting career opportunities are within reach.
Contact us!

If you believe you have what it takes to make things happen in this role as Engineer, we would like to hear from you.    

Please send your CV and Cover Letter to quoting the reference number. Feel free to call Wim Vander meiren (0032 (0)489 585 566) or Manu Pauwels (0032 (0)489 585 565).