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Oshkosh Corporation Materials Supervisor in Lakeville, 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.


Responsible for creating, improving, and maintaining effective processes that assist in inventory control, inventory accuracy, metric measurement, and continuous improvement throughout the Materials department. Performs tasks that tie Materials functions together, but also critically analyzes results to drive process improvement.


  • Raw Material Inventory Control

  • Manage the ongoing cycle count process, implement improvements

  • Reconcile count discrepancies through physical recounts and ERP investigation Manage critical parts shortages including daily reporting on content, effects, and countermeasures

  • Identify and disposition excess and obsolete inventory in conjunction with PFEP and Accounting groups

  • Material Review Board representative for Materials in non-compliant inventory disposition Leadership role during Physical Inventory including collaboration with internal and external auditors

  • Whole Goods Inventory Control

  • Responsible for the Whole Goods inventory process, including chassis

  • Create and maintain processes and cross-functional discipline to relate physical location of chassis and whole goods to the location listed in JD Edwards

  • Create and maintain the transactional discipline for movement of chassis and whole goods

  • Bill of Material

  • Through cycle count reporting and Monthly Highest Adjustment reviews, assist in determining information related to BOM and/or structure issues. Collaborate with various functions to assist in fixing errors.

  • Planning

  • Responsible for Planning Bill creation, maintenance, and regeneration to drive MRP planning. Includes systematic and manual updates.

  • Partner with PFEP and GPSC groups in the setup of MRP planning parameters. Understand and correlate inventory reduction plans and strategies to planning parameters and be able to quantify the risks and rewards.

  • Metrics

  • Manage existing metrics or create new metrics surrounding

  • Cycle Count

  • Accuracy and Issues Pareto Inventory Level and Change

  • Convert reduction targets into action plans and execute

  • Analyze areas where performance does not meet expectations and implement solutions


  • Bachelor's degree

  • 4 plus years experience related experience

  • Must have materials management experience in a manufacturing environment


  • Experience in Lean Manufacturing principles, MRP based planning, Visual Replenishment planning, Inventory Control, Metric creation, tracking, countermeasures, Cycle Counts

  • BOM Review

  • Experience in operating a warehouse

  • Licensed to operate mobile equipment


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™.