Inventory Control Specialist

Kohler Co. - Kohler, WI3.7

Do you have previous direct experience with inventory management? Have you utilized Red Prairie/JDA, or other similar warehouse management system (Manhattan, High Jump, SAP, Oracle)? Are you comfortable providing direction and influencing others, regardless of reporting relationship?

If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions, then consider applying to our open Inventory Control Specialist position. This position offers a flexible work schedule with multi-site responsibility and a variety of paths for career advancement!

This person is focused on providing subject matter expertise and great support to distribution operations across the Kohler Kitchen & Bather Americas network.

This person can work remotely.

Establish working relationships with site level contacts.

Evaluate current gaps and develop future roadmap.

Maintain daily reconciliation of inventory balance between host system (SAP) and WMS (JDA).

Research issues, determine root causes, and implement solutions related to the ongoing inventory reconciliation between physical warehouse, JDA Warehouse Management System (WMS) and SAP ERP.

Support the on-going maintenance of integration between host system (SAP) and WMS (JDA/Red Prairie).

Determine preferred methods for all elements of inventory control.

Coordinate and provide onsite support for all annual physical inventory counts conducted by KBA Finance & accounting team at major distribution sites.


Bachelor’s degree required, preferably in supply chain management, business administration or a related field.

Minimum of 2-3 years of professional experience within Supply Chain or Operations is required.

Extensive experience with SAP WM, JDA WMS, and/or other tier 1 WMS applications is preferred.

Prior experience in inventory control related roles is preferred.

Understanding of inventory control fundamentals.

Understanding root cause analysis.

Strong relationship building skills.

Ability to travel up to 25% of the time domestically.

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, 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.