Materials Scheduler
Kohler Co.

Kohler, Wisconsin

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Materials Scheduler

Work Mode: Remote


This position will have responsibility for a specific set of MRP controller numbers or commodities. Will plan and maintain the throughput and inventory of component parts, work-in-process, and finished service parts to meet customer requirements. This position would be capable of working a hybrid or remote location schedule.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Analyze computerized requirements planning (MRP) to schedule all component parts under his/her control. This includes the issuance of purchase orders and manufacturing production orders.
  • Reschedule part orders based upon planning exceptions and changing requirements.  Take action to expedite and de-expedite parts as well as adjust based on any capacity restrictions. Advise status of part flow to due dates or of delays to necessary parties.
  • Establish ordering policies and stocking levels for parts.  Monitor and revise as necessary to ever changing needs and demands.
  • Maintain and control SAP master data to assure individual component data integrity.
  • Investigate and resolve blocked invoices due to quantity related issues.
  • Set high standards of performance by measuring and reducing inventory to increase turns.
  • Create schedules, determining priority, and recommend what to make/buy when working with 3rd party sub-contractors.
  • Monitor inbound containers and ensure timely and accurate transactions for Receiving
  • Serves as Buyer for plant-specific indirect products and services not under the responsibility of a Corporate Procurement buyer.
  • Monitor forecast consumption and provide feedback on demand changes.
  • Prepare reports & perform requests as assigned by supervision.

Relationships and Contacts

Supervisory Relationships:

  • Reports to Manager - Aftermarket Parts & Materials, WI Engines.

Organization Relationships:

  • Daily contact with the Engines and Kohler Power Systems Customer Service Teams on component / order status.
  • Daily contact with associates in the GPS Warehouse.
  • Frequent contact with Corporate Trucking and Traffic regarding inbound freight status.
  • Moderate contact with Engines / KPS Purchasing.

External Business Relationships:

  • Daily contact with Suppliers & 3rd Party Sub-Contractors on product delivery.


  • High School diploma required.  Associates Degree in a Business / Operations Management related field preferred.
  • 2-3 years working in a manufacturing or purchasing environment, with planning and scheduling experience.
  • Experience in inventory management, ERP/MRP.
  • Demonstrated continuous improvement, mathematical, problem-solving, and organizational skills.
  • Above average clerical skills preferred.
  • Intermediate proficiency in SAP, Microsoft Excel, and Outlook.
  • Ability to work in a team environment.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Individual must possess strong characteristics in the areas of initiative, attitude, assertiveness, and urgency.

Applicants must be authorized to work in the US without requiring sponsorship now or in the future.

Why Work at Kohler Co.?

Kohler Co.'s mission is to contribute to a higher level of gracious living for those who are touched by our products and services. We understand that it takes investment in our associates' development to make that happen.  So, we offer ongoing investment in each individual's personal development and the opportunity to collaborate with others across functions and roles at Kohler.  

In addition to the investment in your development, Kohler offers a benefits package including a competitive salary, health, vision, dental, 401(k) with company matching, and more!

About Us

Beyond the competitive benefits and compensation, Kohler proudly offers a rich history, steeped in creativity and a commitment to our associates and communities.  We invite you to learn more about our culture and company at

It is Kohler's policy to recruit, hire, and promote qualified personnel in all job classifications without regard to race, creed, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, national origin, disability or veteran status.  If, as an individual with a disability, you need reasonable accommodation during the recruitment process, please contact  Kohler Co. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.  

We invite you to learn more about equal employment opportunity by reviewing the Federal EEO is the Law and the EEO is the Law Supplement .

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