Wahl Clipper Corporation
  • 17-Mar-2022 to Until Filled (CST)
  • Materials
  • Sterling, IL, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Wahl Clipper Corporation, a global manufacturer of branded Consumer and Professional products, has an exciting opportunity for a team-oriented individual to fill the role of Materials Manager - Production Control.

The Materials Manager of Production Control is responsible for developing and implementing production control functions including production planning, material requirements, planning systems, work-in-process tracking and manufacturing performance reporting. This position leads through the servant leadership model by establishing expectations, coaching, and developing direct reports, and creating an empowered environment. This position has 2 direct reports and 6 indirect reports.


  • Establish SMART goals and team daily cadence to understand current state and close performance gaps
  • Meet customer expectations by supporting the success of achieving the daily operational schedule
  • Provide leadership that allows for team success through a clear vision, coaching, and mentoring
  • Ensure team develops critical skills and identify growth opportunities that support their career goals
  • Coach and develop direct reports on continuous improvement practices and principles


  • BA/BS degree in Business, Operations Management, Engineering, or related field of study required or comparable experience in an operations environment
  • Minimum of 5 years' experience in a manufacturing environment, + 3 years of leading a team
  • Advanced knowledge of ERP systems and extensive understanding of Material Requirements Planning is required (Microsoft D365 preferred)
  • Demonstrated ability to lead, motivate and inspire change and continuous improvements
  • Proven track record to develop and implement processes and standard work that stabilize material flow
  • Demonstrated high proficiency of computer skills including working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Must understand and embrace the Wahl Way guided principles

Why Wahl?

We are proud to celebrate over 100 years as the standard for grooming products used by barbers and hairdressers all over the world. Professionals and home users have relied on our innovative clippers, trimmers and personal care products for an entire century.

Today, the fourth generation of the Wahl Family remains deeply rooted in the daily operations and management of the organization. Living beyond the footsteps of their great-grandfather, the family continues to ensure that everything that Wahl produces aligns with the same core family values.

When you work at Wahl, you join a community that is proud of its heritage of excellence and ground-breaking innovations and a company that focuses on creating value for the customer and long-term growth.

Perks & Benefits:

  • BCBSIL Medical coverage offered as low as $10 per week, INCLUDING pharmacy
  • In & Out-of-network BCBSIL Dental coverage, with orthodontics for as low as $3 per week
  • In & Out-of-network BCBSIL by EyeMed, Vision coverage, $3 per week for family coverage
  • Employer funded health savings account -up to $2000!
  • Biometric testing with wellness credits
  • 401(k) and Roth 401(k) with generous company match
  • Profit Sharing
  • Tuition Reimbursement program - up to $10,000 per calendar year
  • Scholarship Program
  • Daycare discounts
  • Free Employee Assistance Program (EAP) with legal consultative services and discounts
  • Company paid Life Insurance
  • Company paid Short-Term Disability/Long Term Disability
  • 10 paid holidays per year
  • Casual work environment

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