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Production Inventory Control Manager


Celina, OH, US, 45822

Company Description:


Crown Equipment Corporation is a leading innovator in world-class forklift and material handling equipment and technology. As one of the world’s largest lift truck manufacturers, we are committed to providing the customer with the safest, most efficient and ergonomic lift truck possible to lower their total cost of ownership.



  • Lead, assist, coach and take responsibility in the overall effectiveness of the plant’s execution of the materials management plan. 
  • Provide overall PIC/Materials Leadership in successful coordination of: NBO/Plant PIC forecasting, manpower/equipment capacity, new product introduction, MRP/ERP system issues, NBO/Plant Ops Planning, engineering change, inventory management and general supply chain leadership. 
  • Ensure we have materials available in the right place at the right time, in correct quantities to support manufacturing operations.  
  • Oversee the unit process for the production and inventory control aspects of new product development and implementation.  Oversee the Project Planner role ensuring coordination between project management and unit management teams as required to execute Product Development Process (PDP) deliverables.
  • Participate and execute the unit Manufacturing Plan that includes the formulation and execution of a Plant Materials Plan. 
  • Promote lean principles through the implementation of Standard Work practices and where necessary, lean culture by coaching/sponsoring Six Sigma continuous improvement projects.
  • Responsible for direct supervision of staff including hiring, coaching, mentoring and terminating employees.  Appraise employee performance and recommend wage adjustment or change of status.


  • This position requires a four-year college degree and at least three to five years of experience in material control management. 
  • Strong organizational, computer, communication, and interpersonal skills are required for this position.
  • Production inventory control knowledge required. Production planning experience preferred.


Work Authorization:


Crown will only employ those who are legally authorized to work in the United States. This is not a position for which sponsorship will be provided. Individuals with temporary visas or who need sponsorship for work authorization now or in the future, are not eligible for hire.

No agency calls please.


Compensation and Benefits:


Crown offers an excellent wage and benefits package for full-time employees including Health/Dental/Vision/Prescription Drug Plan, Flexible Benefits Plan, 401K Retirement Savings Plan, Life and Disability Benefits, Paid Holidays, Paid Vacation, Tuition Reimbursement, and much more.

EO/AA Employer Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled


Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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