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Oshkosh Corporation First Shift Supervisor I in Dodge Center, Minnesota

About McNeilus, an Oshkosh company

McNeilus Truck and Manufacturing Inc. is an industry leading manufacturer of concrete mixers and refuse truck bodies. McNeilus has long been the industry standard when it comes to transporting concrete to the job site with our rear discharge mixers, as well as the Oshkosh S-Series front discharge mixer. McNeilus also produces a complete line of high-performance rear load, front load, and automated side load refuse bodies to augment any refuse collection fleet.


The Supervisor’s main responsibility includes general supervision of the warehouse department and directing activities for shipping and receiving. The individual will plan and delegate duties and assignments; as well as assume responsibility for the maintenance of the distribution schedule upholding quality standards. He/she will be responsible for the overall safety and must promote and ensure Company’s commitment to Safety and Health principles. This supervisor will be responsible for using ERP system (JDE) to monitor inbound and outbound product to meet or exceed customers’ expectations in terms of distribution for Customer and Branch orders.


  1. Provide purpose and direction as supervisory support to employees including scheduling work assignments and priorities; training, coaching and motivation.

  2. Promote employee participation in safety, housekeeping, inventory management, quality, productivity, and cost reduction practices and improvements.

  3. Investigate accidents if necessary. Inspect department for safety and health hazardous; create and implement action plans.

  4. Communicate effectively to employees their responsibility for safety, following safety rules and the reporting of unsafe concerns to their Supervisor.

  5. Using weekly work lists, create daily work assignments. Distribute packets and/or work lists to employees.

  6. Closely monitor schedules and KPIs for each work center’s manpower requirements. Determine overtime requirements as necessary. Monitor needs for additional employees in work area by working with Weekday Supervisor.

  7. Daily release and complete employee time and attendance. Check for accuracy of hours and charged costs. Maintain vacation and personal holiday forms and lists.

  8. Review distribution requirements and KPI constraints. Identify problem areas and work closely with manager in meeting overall production goals.

  9. Complete accident (injury/illness) reports. Submit completed report to Environmental & Safety Coordinator. Work with Human Resources to resolve any safety or personnel issues.

  10. Monitor and control inventory integrity by researching transactions and or discrepancies; report to manager as necessary.

10.a. Develop and implement corrective actions across the organization to eliminate the cause of the discrepancy utilizing Deming cycle.

  1. Dimensionally compare received parts, components of final assemblies against blueprints for conformance as necessary.

  2. Participate in Continuous Improvement Activities under the Pareto Principle

  3. Perform other related duties as assigned, including but not limited to some Supervisory functions.

  4. Must be willing to complete additional advanced training/education courses as required

  5. Willingness to accept and delegate authority


 High School Diploma or equivalent

 1-plus year’s practical experience working in a manufacturing setting


 Associate’s degree in related field

 Previous supervisory/lead experience in distribution setting or equivalent


Oshkosh is committed to working with and offering reasonable accommodation to job applicants with disabilities. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to disability for any part of the employment process, please contact us at: 920-502-3009 or corporatetalentacquisition@oshkoshcorp.com.

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.

Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.

Advance your career by advancing the world. For many of our team members, this is more than a career. It’s a calling. Oshkosh is home to thousands of difference-makers working together to build, serve and protect people and communities around the world. From the front lines to the firehouse, the people we serve are driven by a sense of purpose. The people who work here are no different. Our engineering and product innovation help keep soldiers and firefighters safe, is critical in building and keeping communities clean and helps people do their jobs every day. As part of a People First culture, you’ll be encouraged and empowered to take ownership of your work, develop your career and make a real impact on the world around you.

Oshkosh is a global company that designs and manufactures some of the world’s toughest specialty and access equipment under the brands of JLG®, Pierce®, Oshkosh® Defense, McNeilus®, IMT®, Frontline™, Jerr-Dan®, Oshkosh® Airport Products, and London™.