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Supply Chain Coordinator

Date: Jun 14, 2022

Location: Lee's Summit, MO, US, 64082-2312

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Obtains quotations, places and follows-up on orders; sources and procures materials from vendors; generates purchase orders. Works with logistics partners to ensure the timely delivery of in and outbound shipments and that all required documentation is available to expedite delivery.  Performs liaison activities between areas of manufacturing, warehousing or distribution for the purpose of ensuring efficient and timely scheduling of materials and commitments.

Job Responsibilities

  • Creates, confirms and expedites purchase orders
  • Reviews and verifies purchase order invoices from suppliers for price, quantity and discount accuracy by using established formulas and performing calculations
  • Corresponds with vendors regarding quotations and current status of purchase orders
  • Maintains records, files, catalogs, price lists, delivery information and inventories for current and potential suppliers
  • Maintains inventory turns, fill rates, backorder dollar objectives and resolves supplier issues
  • Works with our 3rd party logistics providers and internal customers on continuous improvement processes to optimize shipments, scheduling and order processing focused on cost reduction and service improvements
  • Reviews logistic charges, produces summary reports and reviews with internal customers
  • Monitors and tracks vendor performance through periodic financial reviews, product performance, customer satisfaction surveys, and customer feedback
  • Performs others duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Fundamental knowledge of principles and practices of the buying/purchasing function
  • Basic understanding of transportation and logistics
  • Good interpersonal skills for interface with diverse groups
  • Comprehensive experience with Microsoft office suite of products, Google Applications, and other software associated with assigned work
  • Well-developed knowledge of ERP systems like SAP
  • Ability to meet deadlines, organize and prioritize multiple tasks simultaneously
  • Working knowledge of manufacturing, distribution, inventory, and quality procedures and management programs and systems
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Associates Degree in Logistics or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

A minimum of three years of experience in purchasing or related field in a manufacturing environment

Physical & Environmental Requirements



Briggs & Stratton, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, provides innovative products and diverse power solutions to help people get work done. Briggs & Stratton is the world’s largest producer of engines for outdoor power equipment, and is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of lithium-ion battery, standby generator, energy storage system, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Vanguard®, Ferris®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Billy Goat®, Allmand®, SimpliPhi®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in more than 100 countries on six continents.


Briggs & Stratton is committed to a policy of equal employment opportunity. The Company conducts all employment practices without regard to race, sex, color, religion, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran's status, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation or any other basis prohibited by law. Briggs & Stratton also undertakes affirmative action to assure equal employment opportunity for minorities and women, for persons with disabilities, and for protected veterans.

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