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Sourcing Specialist


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 


  • Source materials, components, equipment, processes and assemblies to meet or exceed appropriate safety, quality, delivery and cost expectations. 
  • Participate and represent Purchasing on assigned product team(s).
  • Evaluate existing and potential suppliers and work with Quality, Engineering, Service, Tactical Purchasing and Manufacturing to proactively improve supplier performance.
  • Provide spend category expertise and work in support of New Product Development Projects and the existing Product Teams as needed.
  • Target problem products and suppliers for improvement or elimination.
  • Research industry innovations to stay at the forefront of technology and resources.




  • 3-5 years of experience.
  • Bachelors degree (Business, Engineering or related field)
  • Have an innate sense of urgency to complete tasks.  
  • Project Management experience preferred.
  • Materials and or Manufacturing experience preferred.
  • Ability to present to a high level to Senior Leadership.
  • Significant travel  


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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