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Briggs & Stratton

Manager, Supply Chain

Briggs & Stratton - Milwaukee, WI

Approves and controls day-to-day Supply Chain activities within area of responsibility. Provides leadership and direction to Supply Chain personnel, leads complex projects of a strategic nature, and is accountable for the Supply Chain team and results. Ensures effective department representation on commodity, new product development teams and other significant corporate efforts.

Job Responsibilities:

Defines performance metrics for measurement, comparison, or evaluation of supply chain factors

Analyzes inventories to determine how to increase inventory turns, manage fill rates, determine estimated time of arrival, reduce waste, or optimize customer service

Negotiates prices and terms with suppliers and vendors

Meets with suppliers and manufacturing plants to discuss performance metrics, provide performance feedback, or discuss production forecasts or changes

Manages activities related to strategic or tactical purchasing, material requirements planning, inventory control, vendor managed inventory, warehousing, or receiving

Participates in the coordination of engineering changes, product line extensions, or new product launches to ensure orderly and timely transitions in material or production flow

May perform full range of managerial responsibilities which may include but not be limited to: interviewing, hiring, coaching and developing employees; planning, assigning and directing work; EEO/AA; performance management; department budget 10. Performs other duties as assigned

Job Skills Requirements:

Proficient knowledge of manufacturing, distribution, inventory, and quality procedures and management programs and systems

Proficient computer skills including familiarity with enterprise resource planning and business intelligence/analytics systems, Google, and MS Office applications. SAP experience a plus

Comprehensive understanding of integrated supply chain management including demand planning, forecasting and procurement

Comprehensive knowledge of supplier commodity processes and practices

Excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills to interact with diverse groups of people inside and outside of the corporation

Excellent analytical skills and the ability to exercise judgment and make critical decisions ? Fluent in English and primary language used in area of responsibility and/or location

Educational Requirements:

Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain Management or related field, or equivalent education and experience

Experience Requirements:

Minimum of seven years of experience in a continuous supply chain within high volume manufacturing environment


American Production and Inventory Control Society (APICS), or Six Sigma certification preferred


Briggs & Stratton Corporation, 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


, 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 Corporation 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.

17 days 6 hours ago

Briggs & Stratton


Manager, Supply Chain Briggs & Stratton - Milwaukee, WI, United States


Location: Milwaukee, WI

Company Profile:
Our History Although today we are known for our reliable engines and outdoor power equipment, we have a rich history. For over 101-years, Briggs & Stratton has cultivated a legacy of innovation that will last for years to come. Products as diverse as electric refrigerators, battery eliminators, and coin-operated paper towel dispensing machines mark the Company’s dedication to finding ways to add value to the business.