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Buyer/Planner - New Product Development


New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

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:


  • Review, evaluate, amend, coordinate, and manage supply and demand for purchased parts.
  • Place requisitions and purchase orders, expedite parts, and communicate the parts requirements to support product development to our suppliers.
  • Work in conjunction with the Sourcing Specialist and Production personnel to assure product is delivered from our suppliers to meet product development schedules.
  • Manage inventory levels and replenishment strategies of assigned parts.
  • Take initial containment action on supplier quality issues.




  • Must have a two-year college degree, preferably in business, along with one to two years of prior experience in material control, planning or purchasing.
  • A firm understanding of MRP is required, with BaaN and/or SAP experience preferred.
  • Strong computer experience, including excellent spreadsheet skills, is necessary for this position.
  • Effective oral and written communications skills are essential for this position.


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

Job Segment: Procurement, ERP, SAP, Supply, Warehouse, Operations, Technology, Manufacturing