Crown Equipment Limited – Design Internship

Crown Equipment Limited – Design Internship 2019-2020

Crown Robotic Technology Centre (RTC) is looking for an enthusiastic and capable undergraduate student to join their Design Team over the summer of 2019-2020.

Crown Equipment Limited is one of the largest lift trucks and material handling equipment manufacturers in the world. Crown’s user-centric approach to product design has been consistently recognised by international design institutions and awards.

The Design team at Crown RTC (based in Penrose, Auckland) is part of a larger global design team spanning from North America, Europe, and Asia. The New Zealand Design team focuses on highly advanced research and development of autonomous and semi-autonomous features/software for lift trucks and other material handling equipment.

Ideal applicants will be resourceful, motivated, and have a strong interest in creating a unique user experience. Background in UX or industrial design is preferred, and experience in human-robot interaction and is a valuable bonus.

The successful applicant will be working on a 10-week summer research project. You will be mentored by our experienced designers to work on new concepts and ideas to improve our existing products.

More information about Crown can be found on our website

Interested candidates are invited to send in:
1) a cover letter,
2) a current CV,
3) an academic transcript (unofficial version),
4) and any supplementary material which will assist your application

To Jacqueline Lewis (

This is a paid position at $21.15 per hour, 40 hour week, 400 hours with a start date of 2 December 2019

Applications closes on 16 August 2019 or when the position is filled.