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Buyer/Planner

Location: 

Greencastle, IN, US, 46135

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.

 

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Using planning data, place purchase orders with suppliers to support production and service requirements while complying with Purchasing International Standard Organization (ISO) procedures.  Work closely with suppliers to confirm their ability to meet delivery dates and resolve any supply issues.  Provide forecasts and other relevant information required by suppliers to support company’s requirements.  Monitor past due orders and work with suppliers, receiving and accounting to resolve issues. 
  • Monitor and adjust planning parameters to minimize inventory while providing high levels of service given lead time and reliability of supplier.  Analyze actual demand, trends and forecasts, and adjust inventory plans accordingly.  Identify forecast and demand plan issues, and work closely with the Master Schedulers and Demand Planners to resolve.  Investigate causes of slow moving inventory and implement preventative action and disposition obsolete inventory in a cost effective manner.  
  • Participate as part of a company cross-functional team with supplier representatives for periodic reviews of supplier performance.  Support in the selection, development and recommendation of new sources of supply.  Develop healthy business relationships with suppliers.  Keep up to date supplier information and make periodic supplier site visits when required.
  • Timely process Non Conformances (NC’s), and work with a cross functional team on existing part problems that need immediate attention/containment to minimize impact to production schedules.  Process routine Temporary Deviation Notices (TDN’s) and Product Change Requests (PCR’s) that do not impact product form, fit or function as required.

 

Qualifications

 

  • 1-4 years related experience
  • Supply Chain Degree (Preferred)
  • Experience with SAP and Bachelor Degree (Desired)
  • Strong computer experience, including excellent spreadsheet skills. 
  • Effective oral and written communication skills. 

 

 

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: Indianapolis

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