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Supply Planner

Date: Feb 15, 2021

Location: Wauwatosa, WI, US, 53222

Company: Briggs and Stratton

Position Description

Adequately supplies all resources necessary to support the supply of products and services to meet customer needs in accordance with the monthly Integrated Business Planning (IBP) process calendar. Validates balancing of supply with demand over the short and long-term planning horizon.

Job Responsibilities

  1. Effectively plans the resources required to meet anticipated demand
  2. Prepares monthly supply plans and appropriate metric analyses for approval and review in the monthly supply review (future IBP) process meetings
  3. Ensures that issues during the monthly supply cycle are cross functionally reviewed, resolved or escalated with recommendations and alternatives for closure
  4. Identifies, develops and implements process improvement plans to optimize the supply management process to meet company objectives
  5. Presents data, conducts analysis and facilitates dialog across key stakeholder groups to deliver the supply plan to meet the unconstrained demand plan
  6. Establishes and ensures that there is an active and effective process in all plants and businesses for maintaining accuracy of all planning parameters
  7. Developes, updates and maintains all master planning policies, procedures and work instructions to meet current requirements and to deliver target business results
  8. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements

  • Excellent communication, presentation and interpersonal skills
  • Must be comfortable with ability to make presentations in front of small to medium size groups
  • Ability to work with multiple business functions and find balance in conflicting priorities
  • Advanced analytical and statistical abilities including concepts such as standard deviation, forecast error, bias, safety stock calculations and mean average percent error (MAPE)
  • Expert computer skills with Microsoft office suite of products, Google Applications, and other software associated with assigned work
  • Knowledge and experience working in ERP systems such as SAP, Oracle, JD Edwards
  • Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location


Bachelor's Degree in related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements

  • Minimum of three years planning, production planning, forecasting and supply chain analytics
  • Minimum of three years working in planning tools and software

Physical & Environmental Requirements


Briggs & Stratton, LLC, headquartered in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, is the world’s largest producer of gasoline engines for outdoor power equipment. Its wholly owned subsidiaries include North America’s number one marketer of pressure washers, and it is a leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of power generation, lawn and garden, turf care and job site products through its Briggs & Stratton®, Simplicity®, Snapper®, Snapper Pro® Ferris®, PowerBoss®, Allmand™, Billy Goat®, Murray®, Branco® and Victa® brands. Briggs & Stratton products are designed, manufactured, marketed and serviced in over 100 countries on six continents. 


Briggs & Stratton, LLC 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: Milwaukee

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