Position Description

Electrical Engineer Co Op
Location MA, Dalton
Department Engineering
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Crane Currency, a subsidiary of Crane Co. (NYSE:CR), is a global leader and an innovative force in substrate, print and technology.  As the largest banknote substrate-maker in the world, Crane’s spirit of innovation and product development has won international acclaim.

The Company is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world and has $500 million in annual sales. A global company with a history of over 200 years in the U.S. and Sweden; with more than 1,200 employees the business continues to grow through organic expansion, acquisitions and joint ventures with strategic partners. The newest banknote facility opened in 2017 in Malta.

Crane Currency is a stand-alone business within the Payment & Merchandising Technologies segment of Crane Co. It is headquartered in Dalton, Massachusetts with operations in Nashua, New Hampshire; Alpharetta, Georgia; Tumba, Sweden and Hal Far, Malta.

Teamwork is Currency at Crane

We're looking for a Vision Engineer Co Op Student in our Engineering Department.  A Vision Engineer Co-op works with the Process Control Engineering group to support inspection systems in the pulp and paper manufacturing operations within Crane U.S. Government Products and contributes directly to the delivery of the goals and objectives assigned to the Engineering Team The position reports to the Project Engineering Manager.


  • Works with Vision Engineer to oversee existing inspection systems and ensure maximum uptime availability in support of manufacturing operations.
  • Works with Vision Engineer on the specification, design, estimating, hardware/software integration, installation, commissioning, and documentation phases for the new Boulder Inspection system upgrade project in Finishing.
  • Work with Vision Engineer to train technicians and user community on the new Boulder inspection systems. Assist in developing procedures and define preventative maintenance programs for the new equipment.
  • Work safely within a manufacturing and office environment and adhere to standard practices involving safety and personal protective equipment (PPE).
  • Maintain open communications and positive working relationships with staff.
  • Perform other duties as assigned. 


  • Applicants must be enrolled in a Bachelors or Graduate degree at an accredited institution in Engineering, Sciences, Manufacturing, or related major field of study.  Electrical Engineering major preferred.
  • Available to work a full-time schedule, 40 hours per week; Monday through Friday.
  • Must be U.S. citizen.


  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs including, but not limited to: Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook. 
  • Strong leadership and interpersonal skills, analytical/problem-solving abilities, and organizational skills.
  • Self-motivated, independent, detail oriented, responsible team-player.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Work in a fast-paced environment and adhere to deadlines.
  • Ability to work autonomously and/or in teams.

Crane offers a competitive benefits package to full-time employees, including health, dental, vision, and life insurance, a 401k match and more. Qualified candidates are invited to apply via our careers page at www.careersatcrane.com.

Applicants must be United States citizens.  The person selected for this position will need to demonstrate suitability for employment in a position of Public Trust consistent with our US Government contract requirements.

SUITABILITY AND BACKGROUND INVESTIGATION REQUIREMENTS:  The final offer of employment will be subject to the applicant's successful completion of a background investigation and favorable adjudication. Failure to successfully meet these requirements will be grounds for disqualification in the hiring process. The background investigation process conducted by Crane and our U.S. Government Agency customers is very thorough. Therefore it is imperative that applicants exercise candor and honesty when answering background questionnaires, especially as it relates to arrest, employment, education, finances, illegal drug use, and/or other criminal history. Falsification discovered in security documents or during the background investigation process may result in an immediate negative suitability determination.

Crane is a Drug Free Workplace.

Crane Currency is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, disability, military status, or national origin or any other characteristic protected under applicable federal, state, or local law.

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