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Logistics Analyst-Boulder, CO

Logistics Analyst
Boulder, Colorado

Spectra Logic Corporation is a storage industry leader, providing innovative data storage solutions for 30 years. We design and manufacture robotic libraries utilizing tape and disk technology to meet the backup needs of our diverse customer base. We offer a casual work environment with ample opportunity to learn and grow within the company, which is located in beautiful Boulder, CO.

This individual will be responsible for driving functional solutions that meet the needs of our business. They will be tasked with forming working relationships within the business. They must become subject matter experts on the ERP system, and use that information to create working functional designs that integrate seamlessly into the existing business processes. This includes custom developed and 3rd party solutions that tie into the ERP system. They will lead cross functional teams and manage projects to ensure effective and efficient roll out of new functionality and processes. In addition, they will be responsible for investigating and resolving issues that arise from various departments within the organization relating to the ERP system.

Key Job Responsibilities:

  • Formulate and define system scope and objectives for improvement opportunities throughout the organization.
  • Lead cross-functional efforts to implement new systems and processes.
  • Research, identify and specify solutions to problems.
  • Lead company-wide plans to improve operational efficiency.Use analytical skills to process business requests and determine return on investment.
  • Must be able to drive successful implementation of projects with minimal direction.

Required Skills:

  • Ability to make decisions and produce results in a dynamic environment.
  • Strong leadership, teamwork & project management skills to produce results.
  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills.Strong technical aptitude.
  • Excellent qualitative analytical skills.Education/Experience:College degree with BS or BA.
  • 0-3 years of project management experience or analyst experience.
  • Knowledge of ERP systems a plus.

Work Site:
Corporate Headquarters, 6285 Lookout Road in Boulder, Colorado

Status:
Full Time, Direct Hire Exempt Position.

Compensation:
Salary to be set based on experience.

Benefits:
Spectra Logic provides a casual work environment, competitive salaries, and a compensation structure that rewards contribution and hard work. Our full benefits package includes 401(k), medical, life, AD&D, flex spending accounts, educational assistance, and company paid short and long term disability.

More details, click link below:

https://spectralogic.csod.com/ats/careersite/JobDetails.aspx?id=94

 

 

Commodity Manager-Denver, CO

Company: Johns Manville

Location: Denver, CO

Link to apply: https://www1.apply2jobs.com/JohnsManville/ProfExt/index.cfm?fuseaction=mExternal.showJob&RID=2554&CurrentPage=1

Johns Manville is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of Commodity Manager located in Denver, CO. The purpose of this position is to manage direct raw materials used in manufacturing finished products, indirect products and services, and trading goods for resale. This includes managing supplier relationships and developing Supply Agreements to ensure JM maintains a competitive manufacturing cost position.

Responsibilities:

Develop and implement sourcing strategies for direct raw materials and trading goods for resale with annual spend of $60M- $70M that may include:          

o   Single ply accessories                

o   Cements, adhesives, and coatings        

o   FESCO and related additives        

o   Perlite        

o   Fasteners    

o   Private labeled products and trading goods for resale.

  • Negotiates Supply Agreements and develops Executive Summaries for review with the appropriate executive leadership team members for approval.
  • Develop and implement cost reduction projects, establishes and maintains monthly scorecard metrics and updates that are then presented to JM senior leadership.
  • Managing raw material Supply Contracts and contract compliance.
  • Ensure uninterrupted and sustainable supply of raw materials to JM facilities.

 

This position will be a liaison with the Supply Chain Sourcing Leaders and the JM business units to include:      

o   Lead and/or support projects with multi-functional teams to qualify new suppliers, identify alternate materials, and to identify new processes to reduce costs.          

o   Support initiatives for new product development.

 Requirements:

  • 4 year degree - Supply Chain / Engineering / Business, or other related field
  • A minimum of 3 years’ experience in Commodity Management or Strategic Sourcing
  • Experience with contract negotiating and contract development
  • Managing supplier relationships
  • Strong verbal and written communications skills
  • Professional presentations experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Basic financial analysis-cost effectiveness and effects on the business
  • Improve working capital
  • Self-starter, innovative and adaptive
  • Environmental regulations knowledge
  • SAP experience preferred
  • CPM experience preferred