Career Opportunities

Man Lift Mfg. Co. designs and manufactures mobile hydraulic equipment and aerial work platforms for a variety of industries and applications. As a growing manufacturing company, we are able to offer unique and exciting career opportunities in engineering, fabrication, welding and assembly. For more information about current opportunities or to apply, please email resume with the position of interest to:

Current Openings



Position Summary
Man Lift Mfg. Co. has an immediate opening for an Outside Sales Representative in Shelby, NC. This position is responsible for providing the necessary Sales support functions (sales quoting, coordination and reporting) and other duties as assigned for the sales team.

General Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develops client base and sells aerial work platform and material handling system solutions directly to large, end user industrial clients.
  • Uses company’s sales and engineering assets as required in business development.
  • Explores, develops and maintains strong working relationships with clients.
  • Oversees concepts, pricing and proposal development.
  • Works to ensure that both short and long term sales goals are achieved.
  • Provides accurate and meaningful marketing information in the ways of forecasting and product planning, while representing a clientele point-of-view.
  • Provides a high level of sales professionalism while achieving a superior degree of customer satisfaction.
  • Plans and manages travel schedules for trade shows and offsite meetings at client’s place of business.

Required Qualifications

  • Strong understanding of business markets, clientele and current environments.
  • Strong demonstrated technical sales background and experience with heavy duty, manufacturing systems and equipment.
  • Significant demonstrated success and direct selling experience into one or more of the following markets: aerospace; construction; mining; insulation; off-road; agricultural equipment; oil and gas exploration; and other similar segments.
  • Some project management experience: planning, scheduling, budgeting
  • Able to manage and perform to a business plan – short and long term
  • Excellent interpersonal and presentation skills
  • Some light travel required; clients are located primarily in North America

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience with
  • Federal contract management experience
  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Aerial work platform and material handling system sales

To apply for this position: Send resume and cover letter to

Mechanical Engineer II takes a leading role in the development of personnel lifting equipment, load platforms, structural and equipment upgrades to vehicles, from requirements and concept, trade studies and detail design, to manufacturing and prototype test. This is a design, R&D, hands-on testing, and field support opportunity in a rapidly fluid and diverse industry. The mechanical engineer is a hands-on team member who uses technical and administrative skills to assist in the oversight and completion of engineering projects, including the following key elements:

  • Perform a broad range of design and review tasks associated with the implementation of standard techniques, procedures and/or criteria as they apply to the technical aspects of a program
  • Use own knowledge and information supplied relative to the technical or administrative aspects of the program to perform technical studies and analysis, and prepare inputs to program documentation as it relates to the documentation and design of mechanisms, structures and integration of systems.
  • Review final documents or data deliverables for completeness and compliance
  • Organize and maintain management files and other data deliverable files
  • Participate in and lead meetings, design reviews, and briefings
  • Identify and report on issues or related problems and potential risks, and recommend risk-mitigation
  • Work independently, under general guidelines set by the Chief Engineer
  • Modify and/or adapt techniques and standard approaches to solve moderately difficult problems encountered
  • Devise, execute and document testing of prototype components and systems
  • Can pass the Fundamentals of Engineering Exam within 18 months of employment


Minimum four (4) years of experience as follows:

  • Developing new products
  • Improve existing products
  • Interfacing with other engineering, marketing, and manufacturing departments
  • Conducting trade studies
  • Defining system requirements and subsystem configurations
  • Identifying and evaluating performance capabilities
  • Performing and supporting system level integration
  • Performing analysis, test and evaluation
  • Production and manufacturing
  • Six Sigma preferable
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong individual drive and team player
  • Must be able to produce calculators and spreadsheet tools from first principles
  • Electrical Power and Hydraulics experience preferable
  • Must be able to produce production quality drawings (Solid Works/Edge CAD, Nastran, and FEMAP experience preferable)


BS, BEng Engineering (mechanics, mechanical or aeronautical) four year.

Security Clearance Requirements

U.S. citizenship required. Applicants selected will be subject to a government security investigation and must meet eligibility requirements for access to classified information.

To apply for this position: Send resume and cover letter to


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  • CAGE CODE: 1XD86

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