Crown is the world leader in oil seed extraction technology, refining plants, and equipment serving global customers from its locations in the Americas, Europe, and Asia. Our passion to deliver superior quality, superior-value processing systems and technologies made us a preferred partner to the agricultural industry and beyond.

JOB SUMMARY:
Under general direction, the Installation Supervisor is responsible to provide technical support for customers and their contractors to assist in erecting, installing, and the mechanical operation of new Crown equipment in the field. In addition, the Installation Supervisor supports and assists Crown QC and Field Service with inspecting Crown fabricated equipment in the shop and in the field.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist contractors in the erection and installation of new Crown process equipment, provide technical assistance and training to customers for mechanical operation of Crown process equipment. Prepare written field inspection reports and punch lists.
  • Perform fabricated equipment inspections in support of the global Crown quality control program – coordinate with Global Quality Assurance Director, Regional Quality Specialist, Project Management, and Field Service to schedule fabrication inspection; address issues & concerns; prepare written fabricator inspection reports.
  • Work with Global Quality Assurance Director, Regional Quality Specialist to assist with assuring fabricators meet quality, drawing, and code requirements to generate product consistency among suppliers – ensuring standardized results globally.
  • Coordinate with purchasing/receiving department to evaluate locally fabricated equipment and parts. Address issues and concerns; prepare written supplier inspection reports.
  • Liaison between fabricators and crown design and project engineering functions, to assist in interpreting design and fabrication information and to ensure that crown fabrication drawing information is accurate, and fabrication techniques are consistent.
  • Monitor fabrication schedule and facilitate progress updates between fabricators and Crown project management.
  • Act as mentor and trainer for Crown personnel in equipment installation and field support roles.
  • Observe all Crown & OSHA safety rules, follow fabricators’ and customers’ safety programs when on site.
  • Offer technical and operational support for sales and commercial efforts.
  • Perform other duties as required and assigned by Global Technical Manager – Installation

QUALIFICATION AND SKILLS

  • Associate degree or equivalent to a two-year College or technical school.
  • 5 plus year’s mechanical experience in equipment fabrication, installation and/or checkout and startup. 
  • Proficient in the following skills:
    • Millwright work
    • Welding, inspection
    • Rigging
    • Field repair.
  • Ability to interpret equipment drawings and schematics is an essential skill.
  • Demonstrated experience in collaborating with cross-functional team, creating values for end customers, and driving operational excellence within areas of responsibility.
  • Self manages; takes initiative and able to collaborate across geographies and functions in a matrixed environment
  • Good written and verbal communication skills.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships with co-workers, customers, and vendors.
  • High integrity and ethics.
  • Must be able to communicate in English fluently. Ability to communicate in a second language – European or Asian languages preferred but not required.
  • Preferred knowledge in AutoCad.
  • Knowledge of computers and applications, such as Microsoft Office.