Product Design Engineer – Hays, KS


With 70 years experience, Cross Manufacturing, Inc. exists to glorify God by helping feed the world physically and spiritually.  We design, manufacture, and market hydraulic components to meet needs worldwide.  Our Core Values are to do the right thing, live within our means (debt-free), and be dependable.  Cross is seeking a Product Design Engineer at our Hays, KS manufacturing facility.

Job Responsibilities:

The Product Design Engineer is responsible for designing and developing fluid power products to achieve consistent customer satisfaction.  This position’s primary focus will be designing hydraulic valves with a future focus of integration with electronic controls and improving the design of existing products with desirable product features, enhanced safety and reliability features and waste elimination.


A successful candidate is highly motivated with a proven track record of engineering design work in the fluid power industry.  The candidate possesses strong analytical skills, is detail-minded, and works well as part of a team.  The applicant must be a visionary, motivated producer, and support the Guiding Principles of Cross.

Desired Qualifications:

  • BS degree in Mechanical Engineering or related discipline preferred
  • 6+ years related experience
  • Knowledge of fluid power products required
  • Knowledge of hydraulic and electronic control integration preferred
  • Knowledge of Data Acquisition Systems and sensors a plus
  • Experience with CAD programs 2D and 3D
  • Experience with MS Office products

Compensation and Benefits:

In return for these requirements and responsibilities, Cross offers competitive compensation and an excellent benefits package.

Application Procedure:

Send cover letter and resume to

Cross Manufacturing, Inc. utilizes the Culture Index Survey, a wordlist which measures employee and applicant work-related temperaments and behaviors.  We are planning on using this information to better understand, recruit, manage, and motivate our employees at all levels of the organization.  Please complete this 5-7 minute survey in order to be considered -

Post-offer drug testing is required.

Cross is an equal opportunity employer.

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