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Plant Planning and Control Customer Service Spec.

Please visit ball.com/careers to submit all applications under the Job ID 656451.

Who We Are:

Ball Corporation is a supplier of high quality metal packaging for beverage, food and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and services, primarily for the U.S. government. Our approximately 15,000 knowledgeable, motivated and customer-focused employees share Ball's high regard for mutual respect, integrity and ethical conduct.

Founded in 1880, Ball Corporation was originally known for the glass canning jars your grandmothers used to use. Today, Ball makes packaging that enables delivery of safe, nutritious food and beverages and convenient household products to consumers around the world. Ball Aerospace is known for its contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration, national security and intelligence programs.

Ball's largest business is the manufacture of recyclable beverage cans and ends. A lot of engineering and technology goes into making beverage packaging at speeds of more than 2,000 cans a minute. We operate beverage can facilities in the Americas, Europe and Asia - about one in every four beverage cans in the world is made by Ball - and our products are used by the most recognizable beverage brands in the world.

Job Description

Essential Functions and Responsibilities:

  • Complies with established job safety practices, policies and procedures as specified in plant and corporate directives for the safe performance of the work assignment.
  • Supports development, implementation, maintenance, and ongoing improvement of the food safety system.
  • Serves as front line liaison between plant operations and customer operations regarding daily, weekly, and monthly requirements and associated issues. These issues include, but are not limited to, customer requirements, notices of complaint, and changes in customer demand.
  • Generates accurate and timely on-line forecasts in conjunction with the various sales regions. These forecasts are the basis for the entire planning and control cycle.
  • Accountable for maintaining proper levels and turnover of inventory for individual area of responsibility.
  • Creates daily, weekly, and monthly production schedules to meet forecasted demand.
  • Creates and administers necessary documents required for the on-line handling of customer requirements.
  • Responsible for accurate and timely input of all inventory related transactions.
  • Responsible for plant associated bill of material accuracy.
  • Accountable for the identification, disposition, and necessary follow-up of slow moving, aged, and/or surplus inventories.
  • Plays a key role in the achievement of plant and corporate production planning and control goals.
  • Serves as backup on all duties of production control management in the event of absence.
  • May provide training to others on an as needed basis.
  • While the regular working cycle of this position is usually 5 days on (Monday-Friday), this job may include working weekends (Saturday and Sunday), working hours may vary as specified by management. Incumbent must be able to work overtime on a regular basis and/or be on call as directed by management.

Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through high school education or equivalent.
  • Job related experience for 2 years minimum.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: company manufacturing products, practices, nomenclature, procedures, and policies; customer needs and requirements, production control principles and practices.
  • Ability to apply independent evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard production planning techniques, procedures, and criteria.
  • Must be able to handle sensitive related and proprietary information in a confidential manner.
  • Performs such individual assignments as management may direct.
  • Must follow company policies, procedures, practices, and standards of conduct as outlined in the Ball
  • Corporation manuals.
  • Ability to negotiate with customers to promote or sell ideas or concepts.
  • Ability to negotiate with vendors.

 

Ability to perform basic mathematical calculations

Relocation for this position NOT available.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.

Ball.com/careers

Job ID: 656451

Production Control Engineer-Broomfield

Allen Company is a leading supplier of outdoor products, specializing in the hunting and shooting sports industries.  We are currently looking for a Production Control Engineer to join our team in Broomfield, Colorado.   The Production Control Engineer will manage all materials and products that are produced in manufacturing.

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Setup, maintain, manage, and oversee SKU management
  • Setup and maintain item master list and item set up detail and processes
  • Maintains specified records, files and documentation pertaining to each SKU
  • Responsible for revision control documentation
  • Responsible for the setup and maintenance of MOM, BOO, BOM’s for Epicor integration
  • Responsible for quoting manufactured items for internal Product Development team
  • Coordinate projects between Product Development and Sales & Manufacturing to support Made in USA initiatives
  • Assist in the development & establishment of production and quality standards
  • Responsible for quality control in manufacturing and quality of inbound receipts
  • Conduct Time Studies throughout plant as necessary
  • Creates, modifies, and reviews process control details relating to new products or product design changes
  • Tests cost reduction ideas to ensure no compromises are made in product/process quality, safety or workability
  • Assist in evaluating and analyzing costs and techniques of new concepts for manufacturing processes
  • Promote a safety oriented culture
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

 

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • High emphasis is placed upon problem solving skills and project management skills, possessing a pro-active attitude, and high attention to detail
  • Requires the ability to maintain specified records, files and logs, compile data and prepare reports, summaries, flow charts and spread sheets
  • Ability to work well with others in a team environment
  • Ability to manage multiple projects at any given time
  • Understanding of cut and sew manufacturing and ability to quickly learn the cut & sew environment
  • Knowledge of lean manufacturing
  • Epicor experience a plus

 

Minimum Qualifications:

  • BS Degree in Engineering, Industrial Technology or a related discipline
  • 2+ years working in a manufacturing setting
  • Possess a positive, can do attitude
  • Must be a motivated self-starter
  • Excellent communication both written and verbal
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines and commitments
  • Strong analytical, problem solving and troubleshooting skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office and ERP systems

 

Work Environment

  • Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds
  • Regularly required to sit, stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
  • Usual warehouse and manufacturing conditions exist such as dust, lighting, noise and temperature

 

Come Join our Team! Apply at http://jobview.monster.com/Production-Control-Engineer-Job-Broomfield-CO-140027219.aspx

Manager Materials Planning-MillerCoors

Posting Job Description

The Manager, Materials Planning is responsible for leading MillerCoors materials planning team.   This is a key role in our supply chain, leading a team of 9 materials planning analysts in providing materials forecasts to our vendors, working with our breweries to ensure materials availability, and working with a variety of functions across the company, notably our commercial and innovation teams in the execution of innovation and packaging promotion initiatives.   Key objectives for this position include materials availability, materials obsolescence, and overall MillerCoors service metrics of fill rate and OOS.

 

  • Manages materials planning processes for MillerCoors existing and evolving supply chains
  • Collaborates with stakeholders across the supply chain including procurement, strategic vendors, breweries, commercial and innovation teams, planning and fulfillment teams
  • Responsible for both short term and long term materials planning, including MillerCoors production requirements, vendor inventory and production plans, inbound freight execution.
  • Coordinates the tactical issue resolution of materials issues, ensures brewery materials availability
  • Key materials include bottles, cans, ends, cartons, labels, and closures.
  • Significant involvement with innovation teams in the planning and execution of innovation and packaging promotional initiatives.
  • Effectively leads process change as our supply chain management processes and systems are transformed over the next 3 years, including the implementation of MRP systems and processes across the company.
  • Location preference is Milwaukee, but could be located in Golden

Preferred Qualifications

 

  • Bachelors degree or MBA in supply chain management or related discipline and 7-10 years of experience in operations planning and management
  • Expert knowledge and full understanding of materials planning, production scheduling, inventory planning, and transportation management.
  • Working knowledge of procurement, innovation and commercial planning, and project management processes.
  • Ability to analyze large volumes of information, evaluate and resolve complex issues in rapidly changing and often ambiguous environment.
  • Ability to develop and present new strategies that provide MillerCoors with competitive advantage in the marketplace through effective materials management strategies and processes.
  • Ability to understand the needs of the customer and develop product supply strategies that meet both customer and MillerCoors objectives.
  • Ability to quickly assess situations, identify root causes of issues, generate multiple solutions, make sound decisions, and effectively communicate at multiple organizational and functional levels across MillerCoors.
  • Ability to quickly build and develop effective working relationships across the organization.
  • Ability to operate at both strategic and tactical levels in the development of materials supply strategies and plans that operationalize MillerCoors long term business strategies and effectively meet day to day needs of MillerCoors and our customers.
  • Ability to communicate highly complex, technical and analytical issues in simple business terms to a wide variety of stakeholders across the enterprise.

To apply

https://sjobs.brassring.com/1033/ASP/TG/cim_jobdetail.asp?jobId=1181440&partnerid=25317&siteid=5269

Buyer-Garlock Sealing Prods., Wheatridge, CO

GENERAL NATURE OF JOB:

To manage and develop a supply chain capable of meeting the Companies needs.   To procure raw materials, services, contracting activities, expense items and other goods or services as required by the Company.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

  1. Establish supply systems for operations that support operational objectives.                                         
  2. Negotiate pricing and other commercial terms with Garlock suppliers.                                                  
  3. Investigate local, national and global market conditions and suggest supply options for goods and services.                                                                                                                                                     
  4. Develop a waste-free supply method that minimizes total cost of ownership.                                       
  5. Negotiate Year/Year cost savings according to the savings targets established by the Company.                                                                                                                                                   
  6. Document progress in all cost and performance transactions of the supply base.                                   
  7. Create necessary contract, purchase orders and agreements as necessary.                                              
  8. Seek and suggest cost savings measures.                                                                                                 
  9. Assist operations personnel in resolving any supply chain issues.                                                              
  10. Review supplier sites as necessary.                                                                                                          
  11. Assist other Garlock sites as needed.           

OTHER RESPONSIBILITIES:

Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Responsible for maintaining controls related to Sarbanes-Oxley.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel classified under this job title.

 

 JOB SPECIFICATIONS:

1.     Three years experience in supply chain position with responsibility for negotiation and supply chain logistics

2.     Computer skills including Word, Excel, Access, Outlook. Oracle experience beneficial.

3.     Strong skills in negotiations and spoken and written communication.

4.     Understanding of Lean concepts and their application to a supply chain.

5.     Basic knowledge of statistics and a strong math aptitude.

6.     Strong project management skills.

WORKING CONDITIONS:            Office setting. Some travel required.

REPORTS TO:          Supply Chain Manager          

Send resume to:

Maricarmen Bickham

Director of Human Resources- Americas West Garlock Sealing Products An EnPro Industries Company

Office: 713-391-2809

Cell: 713-854-1325

Fax: 713-583-6720