Oshkosh Corporation - Oshkosh, WI

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At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.

Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 350, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.


Assist in the management of all material inbound and outbound traffic related activities to ensure efficient and timely delivery of materials and services. Supports manufacturing operations.


Develop and manage the flow of materials between plants and off-site stored materials. Update PFEP database with required information.

Manage to the budget of equipment leases and repairs and purchases of material handling equipment and storage racks.

Participate in the review and goal setting for the materials personnel.

Review all safety incidents and work with both the Safety department and materials personnel to prevent accidents.

Train employees on the process for charges, rejects, consumption of materials, Kanban, and RF equipment.

Review daily shortages due to inventory errors and determine causes and corrective actions.

Organize and execute special inventory counts.

Other materials-related projects and assignments as required.

Audit vendor managed inventory programs to assure the company is not overpaying for value received.

Coordinate with Purchasing as appropriate in regards to order points and replenishment quantities. Maintain all Kanban cards.

Assist the PFEP Manager in establishing material flow routes, route layouts and material handling methods for delivery, and storage of material.

Assist the PFEP Manager in standardizing return containers program.

Monitor inventory levels at assigned plant to include safety stock, WIP, obsolete, and production stock.

Support Zone Teams as required.

Work with Industrial Engineers to layout work areas.

Work with supply base to establish Kanban and other alternative procurement methods.


Bachelor’s degree in Business, Operations Management, Economics, Industrial Engineering or related field

3 plus years management experience


Experience with Lean, Six Sigma and Project Management

Experience with MPRP and Kanban procurement methods

Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity employer and is committed to providing equal opportunities for all employees and applicants. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.

Oshkosh Corporation is also a federal contractor which takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified minorities, women, persons with disabilities, disabled veterans, and veterans of the Vietnam era. Any employee or applicant for employment who is qualified under the applicable regulations will be covered under our affirmative action program by providing this information to the Company. Submission of this information is voluntary, will be kept confidential, and is not a requirement for employment.

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.

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