Prototype Technician – Lewis, KS


With 75 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, and be dependable.  Cross is seeking a Prototype Technician at our Lewis location.

Job Responsibilities:

The Prototype Technician is responsible for machining, assembling, and testing prototype hydraulic components to achieve consistent customer satisfaction per engineering drawings. This position ensures that prototype products are produced on schedule and at a high quality to Cross Standards. The Prototype Technician also verifies the prototype hydraulic components and cylinders through inspection and testing and completes quality documentation as required.


  • Aptitude to learn and acquire new skills using manual machinery
  • Ability to read and understand blueprints and provide detailed feedback on design, manufacturing and testing of prototype product
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Sense of urgency

Desired Qualifications:

  • High school diploma, GED or equivalent related experience required
  • Mechanical experience required
  • 5+ years experience in machine shop or job shop environment preferred

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 Please reference the listing by job title.

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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