Master Supply Planner

Posted by admin on 11/13/2018 8:09 pm  /   NEW POSTED JOBS

Ball Corporation - Westminster, CO

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Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 18,500 people worldwide and reported 2017 net sales of $11 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.


Job Duties:


Primary Purpose of Position:

Develop production plans and inventory strategies for beverage packaging products across a manufacturing network that encompasses North and Central America.


Essential Functions:

  • Responsible for development of master production schedules for multiple plants across the Beverage Packaging North and Central America network. The master production schedules will ensure maximum manufacturing efficiencies as well as optimal inventory levels while enabling delivery to customer requirements.
  • Directs distribution of inventory throughout the network to ensure inventory is available to meet customer delivery requirements.
  • Works with management and inventory planners to develop safety stock and inventory strategies for assigned products.
  • Works with management to enhance business processes and identify opportunities to improve operational efficiencies. Develops and implements continuous improvement practices and LEAN management methodologies across our production planning and scheduling processes.
  • Coordinate across the supply network in lead-time-reduction activities to achieve the projected planned schedule requirements, and support industry best-in-class production lead time.
  • Identify deviations from established plans, and develop recovery plans.
  • Monitor S&OP plans to ensure alignment with the master production schedule.
  • Communicate master production schedules with manufacturing & plant management.
  • Measure, analyzes and reports key process metrics. Monitors adherence to key performance indicators (KPIs).
  • Develop, monitor and communicate reports on inventory and process execution to business unit and supply chain organizations, while driving continuous improvement.
  • Maintains business data to support production planning, inventory reporting and manufacturing systems.


Position Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience
  • Job related experience for 5 years minimum
  • Working knowledge of the following areas: JD Edwards, Oracle Value Chain Planning, APICS Production and Inventory planning methodologies, Microsoft Office
  • <10% travel



Relocation for this position is Available

Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.


EEO Statement:


Equal Opportunity Employer

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