Machine Readability Engineer

5 months ago
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Let us introduce ourselves. Crane Currency is a fully integrated supplier of banknotes for more than 50 central banks from all over the world, as well as a pioneer in advanced micro-optics technology. We're proud to have just been named "Banknote and Currency Services Provider of the Year" by Central Banking Publications for our cutting-edge security features and state-of-the-art designs.


Our people are our most valuable asset, and we are committed to hiring and retaining the best in the industry. That’s why we offer outstanding rewards, including excellent incentives, superb resources and opportunity for growth and advancement. More than a company, we’re a community of professionals dedicated to excellence and passionate about what we do. Bring your best game and we will provide you with the opportunity to thrive.



Leadership is Currency at Crane

As the Machine Readability Engineer at Crane Currency in Nashua, NH, you can take your career to the next level with us. Your expertise and guidance in machine readability of banknotes will be a real asset in paper, print, and security feature integration for both Crane’s and competitors’ products. Your ability to see the big picture, plan for the future and identify gaps and areas for improvement will be essential.



  • Partner with R&D in support of new machine readability feature developments, integrate designs, ensure performance is met in production, and results translate to customer-compatible specific measurement systems.
  • Subject matter expert in performance measures in paper, print, and security feature integration.
  • Provide clear technical guidance on design integration, implementation of measurement systems, and integration with production quality systems.
  • Develop and conduct technical training and guidance for successful machine readable feature product implementation into their paper or print.
  • Provide trouble-shooting support for technical issues and guidance.
  • Provide Product Management, Sales and on-sight Customer support.
  • Develop presentation content for personal use or use by others in support of Sales.
  • Train others supporting the Product Lines. 



  • BS degree in engineering or science required; advanced technical degree desired.
  • Experience in the banknote industry with demonstrated knowledge of machine readability features, measurement techniques, and instrumentation strongly desired.
  • Minimum of 7 years’ experience in a technical role.
  • Ability to lead and influence cross-functional teams without formal authority.
  • Proven experience regularly collaborating with multiple stakeholder groups including manufacturing operations, sales, quality, R&D, and both internal/external customers to achieve high-level positive results.
  • Excellent written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Strong analytical ability coupled with demonstrated troubleshooting and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to partner with external customers and develop successful, long-term relationships.
  • Must be willing to travel up to 25%.


Crane offers pay competitive pay, world class benefits, generous 401k match, profit sharing and much more.


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.


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 Crane is a Drug Free Workplace.



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