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Warehouse Supervisor - Inventory Control

Date: Sep 9, 2022

Location: Menomonee Falls, WI, US, 53051

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Monitors warehouse inventory and performs cycle counting duties to ensure that all materials are properly verified and reflective of reported inventory. Maintains inventory accuracy through proper counting, processing of material reports and transfers. Implements production, productivity, quality and customer service standards and achieves the appropriate level of volume within time limits. Ensures that daily operations meet and exceed daily performance expectations and increases the company’s overall market share.

Job Responsibilities

1. Leads an inventory control program that includes regular cycle counting, countback, urgent item/count verifications and inventory accuracy reporting
2. Supports a Safety First, Lean Culture which focuses on Continuous Improvement
3. Issues daily cycle count tasks to inventory counters
4. Executes inventory analysis; discrepancies are to be identified and resolved in a timely manner
5. Leads Root Cause Analysis events and implements corrective action(s) for all discrepancies
6. Ensures cycle counts occur in accordance with Briggs & Stratton policies
7. Reviews, investigates and tracks all inventory adjustments
8. Oversees stock item master data, identifying incorrect descriptions and units of measure
9. Ensures adherence to Inventory Control key performance indicators (KPIs)
10. Drives full team engagement through visual performance metrics and dashboards
11. Reviews work instructions and resolves training/documentation gaps
12. Performs managerial responsibilities which may include: planning, assigning and directing work, interviewing, hiring and coaching employees, and managing performance
13. Promotes safety in the workplace by evaluating work processes and associate performance

Job Skills Requirements

  1. Experience in a warehousing/distribution environment on an Inventory Control team
  2. Demonstrated knowledge of inventory control processes and best practices
  3. Knowledge of ERP and Warehouse Management systems, RF scanning equipment and barcoding
  4. Highly effective supervisory skills and techniques with the ability to direct and coordinate operations
  5. Knowledge of warehouse software packages and possess the ability to input, retrieve and analyze data
  6. Six Sigma and Lean experience preferred
  7. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  8. Strong organizational and time management skills
  9. Forklift experience preferred
  10. Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


High School diploma
General Education Degree

Experience Requirements

  • Prior supervisory experience
  • Three years warehouse or related experience

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.

Nearest Major Market: Waukesha
Nearest Secondary Market: Milwaukee

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