Sourcing Specialist


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.


Job Responsibilities


  • Develop/execute commodity and supply base optimization strategies and plans
  • Evaluate existing and potential suppliers; search for new suppliers.
  • Initiate and execute cost savings projects and request for quotation.
  • Develop and qualify materials, components, processes, assemblies and suppliers.
  • Negotiate prices, terms, statements of work, technical requirements and contracts.
  • Identify functional requirements of service and delivery vehicles and create a plan for implementation.
  • Manage projects and tasks to meet deliverables and deadlines.
  • Ability to organize, motivate and lead cross functional teams.
  • Build and maintain strong relationships with internal and external customers.



  • A four year college degree, preferably in Business or Engineering with an emphasis in Supply Management or Operations.
  • ISM Certification would be beneficial.
  • Three to five years prior experience in materials, supply management, or operations.
  • High level of interpersonal, teamwork, and negotiation skills are required.
  • Blueprint reading and proficient computer skills are necessary for this position.
  • Willingness to travel, sometimes extensively, as required.
  • Ability to work independently





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

Job Segment: Forklift, Warehouse, Supply, Engineer, Manufacturing, Operations, Engineering