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SAP Deployment Manager

Date: Aug 5, 2019

Location: New Bremen, OH, US, 45869

Company: Crown Equipment Corporation

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


  • Manage and oversee all aspects of the deployment plan to ensure the plan is delivered on schedule, within budget, meets business objectives and with minimal issues. 
  • Ensure that all issues are getting resolved in a timely manner or escalated as appropriate.  Provide hands on leadership where needed and especially at system cut-over during Go-Live.
  • During the deployment planning phase, work with the Global Program Management Office (GPMO), the business process teams and the business to understand and plan out all global deployment details. 
  • Recruit and build a U.S. and global deployment team that supports the planning of all critical activities. 
  • Communicate the deployment plan to appropriate levels of management within the Global Business Solution (GBS) project to ensure all areas are aligned to the plan. 
  • Review deployment plans with business stakeholders to ensure their understanding and support of the plan. 
  • Provide an overview and on-going performance updates as an input to the steering committee meetings. 
  • Develop annual budgetary estimates for all deployment costs and estimated longer term impact to the overall GBS roadmap.
  • Manage the resolution of issues immediately following Go-Live. 
  • Support the transition of post go-live issue resolution and improvement to the GBS services group at the agreed upon time. 
  • Consistently report to the GPMO and all impacted levels of management the overall status of the Go-Live. 
  • Work with the GPMO and the appropriate Business Process Manager to ensure the appropriate improvements are made within the SAP solution as needed.




  • Bachelor degree with 8-15 years' related experience is required.
  • Experience with project management, budget management, global business experience and leadership is strongly preferred.
  • Must be able to travel. 


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.


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Nearest Major Market: Lima
Nearest Secondary Market: Findlay

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