Materials Coordinator, 2nd Shift
Kohler Co.

Kohler, Wisconsin

Materials Coordinator, 2nd Shift

Work Mode: Onsite

Location:  Kohler, WI


Under the direction of the General Supervisor -WI Distribution Center, the Material Controller/Coordinator is responsible for providing administrative support for the shipping, receiving, and warehousing operations in the Kohler, WI Distribution Center.  This position coordinates delivery of Kohler Kitchen and Bath product, along with controlling the work released to the warehouse floor to ensure on-time delivery for our customers.  The Material Coordinator/Controller also executes the billing process for outbound shipments and generates all required shipping documents.  This position communicates regularly with Shipment Planning, Transportation, Warehouse Management Systems Team and Customer Service to address potential issues with inbound and outbound shipments.

Specific Responsibilities

  • Plan shipments from SAP into JDA/BlueYonder waves for Truck Load, LTL and Parcel aiming for 100% on-time delivery.
  • Allocate waves and clean up any inventory shortages.
  • Work with Union Associates to trouble shoot issues with RF devices.
  • Correct system errors at the time of shipment allocation.
  • Actively participate in continuous improvements in the Warehouse.  Maintain the work area, practice and follow all required safety regulations.
  • Follow Standard Operating Procedures (SOP's).
  • Print packing lists.  Prepare the Bill of Lading; indicate special delivery instructions, telephone numbers, and pieces and weights. Release loads for invoicing. Complete billing process for outbound shipments, including creation and verification of all required shipping documents.
  • Receive phone calls from carriers or truck drivers regarding equipment/shipment scheduling.  Investigate and respond accordingly.
  • Ensure inventory audits are performed and adjustments completed as needed.
  • Prepare special reports for management and perform all duties as assigned by supervision.
  • Create and prepare domestic and export offline shipments in partnership with domestic and international transportation.
  • Hours: 2:30 pm - 10:30 pm.

Relationships and Contacts

Supervisory Relationships:

  • Reports to Supvr - WI Distribution Center

Organization Relationships:

  • Mgr-Logistics
  • DC Shift General Supervisor
  • Supervisors
  • Customer Service Associates
  • Domestic and International Transportation
  • Supply Chain Services Team
  • Security
  • Project Manager-Logistics
  • Shipment Planning Team
  • Warehouse Management Systems Team

External Business Relationships:           

  • Carriers
  • Truck Drivers
  • Occasionally Customers
  • Occasionally Suppliers


  • Two-year associate degree or a high school diploma with a minimum of two (2) years of experience in warehousing and shipping procedures and methods.
  • Knowledge of materials planning and scheduling in a manufacturing or purchasing environment is helpful.
  • Basic knowledge in SAP, Excel and JDA/BlueYonder systems preferred.
  • Basic computer skills are required.
  • Knowledge of Kohler Co. product offering is helpful.
  • Good written, verbal and organizational skills are required.
  • Must be able to work in a team environment.

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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