Articles

Consultant management and Offset coordinator-Lockheed Martin

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Littleton, CO 80125Aply Now

 

The coolest jobs on this planet… or any other… are with Lockheed Martin Space. At the dawn of a new space age, Lockheed Martin is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder.

Consultant management and Offset coordination within Business Development Strategy & Operations. Space uses consultants, domestic and international, to support a wide range of business development activities across the enterprise. This person will be responsible for managing these consultant activities by creating consultant requests and managing onboarding processes, requiring the ability to multi-task multiple simultaneous activities independently and collaboratively with the BD, Finance, Legal, and Supply Chain organizations, as well as corporate headquarters.

Additionally, as the primary offset POC for LM Space will identify and develop opportunities to satisfy enterprise offset obligations and identify areas for cross-BA collaboration. Candidate must have excellent communication, team-building, and administrative skills with preferred experience in consultant and offset management. This position will also perform work outside of specified job scope in support of a sometimes ambiguous working environment as our workload requires.

Our employees play an active role in strengthening the quality of life where we live and work by volunteering more than 850,000 hours annually. Here are some of the benefits you can enjoy:

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • Work/life balance
  • Career development
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition

 

Basic Qualifications:
Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Accounting, Business Administration, or Management degree program.

Experience with Supply Chain, DoD, demonstrated track record with international business, foreign language study, processing of external contracts, or past experience managing external vendors or consultants.


Desired Skills:
Strong communication and interpersonal skills.

Interest in International Business.

Competitive Intelligence and Market Analysis Experience.

Multi-lingual.

Highly organized and attention to detail.

Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.

Worked or lived overseas.


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran status, or disability status.


Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers tackle the hardest missions. Those that demand extraordinary amounts of courage, resilience and precision. They’re dangerous. Critical. Sometimes they even provide an opportunity to change the world and save lives. Those are the missions we care about.

As a leading technology innovation company, Lockheed Martin’s vast team works with partners around the world to bring proven performance to our customers’ toughest challenges. Lockheed Martin has employees based in many states throughout the U.S., and Internationally, with business locations in many nations and territories.

 


EXPERIENCE LEVEL:
Experienced Professional

Supply Chain Manager-Dish Network

DISH Network - Englewood, CO 80113Apply Now

 

Contract

 

DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than $14 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.  Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.

We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

Opportunity is here. We are DISH.

A successful candidate will have the following:

  • Bachelors Degree from an accredited college
  • 10+ years experience in supply chain, MRO purchasing, program management, or related field.
  • Knowledge of standard business English; principles and practices of purchasing, including ethics, Internet research, standards, bid preparation and evaluation, competitive bidding procedures, quality control, inventory standards and control; data collection techniques for establishing sources of supply, product, and vendor information; market research techniques; general law of contracts; office procedures and office automation software (Oracle, database management, MS Office products - Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Ability to work independently, conduct studies, analyze and evaluate data, and make recommendations and decision on complicated or high-profile projects; prepare and present written oral reports; prepare new bids; perform math calculations such as calculating interest, discounts, and shipping charges; use common units of measure; negotiate within established parameters; maintain an effective liaison with vendors, management staff, and c-workers; use personal computer.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Interest in process improvement and a general understanding of contracts
  • Familiarity with basic office software (e.g. ERP systems including Oracle, database management, MS Office products including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Visio, and OneNote)
  • Ability to work independently to conduct studies, analyze and evaluate data, and make recommendations and decisions on complicated or high-profile projects
  • Proficiency in performing math calculations such as calculating fair market rates, interest, discounts, shipping charges, ROI, etc. and comfortable using and converting common units of measure

Over the past 30 years, DISH has built a talented group of leaders and support teams at its corporate headquarters in Englewood, Colorado. As the company continues to develop, offering new products and services to expand its customer base, it looks to recruit outstanding candidates capable of turning ideas and strategies into world-class results.

This role is responsible for collaborating with other department leaders, to recommend, prioritize, and manage projects related to all activities of end to end Supply Chain, including New Product introduction, Purchasing, Category Management and Data Analytics. Supply Chain Procurement project initiatives may include but are not limited to process improvement, technology management, innovation and new product introduction. This position will be responsible for the formal launch and implementation of the DISH Supply Chain Procurement Center of Excellence (COE). This COE will establish corporate supply chain procurement standards, provide training, communicate and manage policy. This position will also be responsible for coordinating the standardization and centralization of all Corporate Supply Chain Procurement department procedures.

Primary responsibilities include:

  • Support the “Spend Money Like it’s Your Own” culture within DISH to support strategic decision making and to increase business value, minimize Total Cost of Ownership (TCO), and drive optimization of the end to end supply chain.
  • Work closely with the Data Analytics, Purchasing, and Category Management teams to support internal DISH customers in sourcing the right products at the right time and price.
  • Develop a deep understanding of Oracle Purchasing capabilities in order to identify and champion projects and request and manage changes or updates to these systems as the need or opportunity arises
  • Monitor vendor data and determine which vendors may be candidates for automated purchasing and PO/invoice processing (e.g. via Internet Procurement, EDI, and/or cXML); submit prioritized vendors to IT for setup and manage each project through to testing and implementation
  • Represent Corporate Supply Chain Procurement and communicate important information throughout the team and back to the business for new product introductions; compose and communicate product specifications, and coordinate distribution efforts throughout the DISH supply chain
  • Manage and perform the new hire integration process for members who join the Corporate Supply Chain Procurement team
  • Write, manage, and enforce policies as they relate to the Procurement process at DISH
  • Build and maintain solid business relationships with multiple departments to ensure a smooth and timely completion of projects
  • Maintain data and prepare reports and analyses using standard office software
  • Ensure that all business transactions are moral and ethical and that activities are compliant to Sarbanes-Oxley (SOX) and other relevant regulatory programs
  • Some travel may be required

Plant Manager-Carefree of Colorado

Carefree of Colorado - Broomfield, CO 80020

 

Carefree of Colorado, a division of the Scott Fetzer Company and Berkshire Hathaway is the world’s premier provider of awnings, shade products and accessories to the global Recreational Vehicle market, Marine OEM and Aftermarkets. By leveraging our 47 year history, leading industry position, and financial strength, we are able to provide unique opportunities for both personal and professional growth.

 

We have built a strong manufacturing and assembly operation by embracing LEAN principles, investing in technology and in our team members. We pride ourselves on the Quality, Value, Performance and Style of our products and are always looking for team members who want to grow and achieve success right along with us.

 

The Plant Manager will oversee all phases of plant operations including safety, production, quality, engineering, budgeting, capacity planning, inventory management, production control and maintenance.

 

Job Title: Plant Manager
Department: Operations
Reports To: VP of Operations
FLSA Status: Exempt

 

Minimum requirements for this position include:

  • Bachelor Degree in Management, Manufacturing, Engineering or similar educational background (MBA is a plus).
  • 5+ years’ experience managing multiple operations departments within a manufacturing environment
  • Experience and proven success in Lean and Continuous Improvement methodologies
  • Lean and Continuous Improvement certifications
  • Six Sigma Black Belt or Green Belt Certification

 

Primary responsibilities of the Plant Manager position include:

 

Ensures safety, environmental and legal compliance throughout the plant & property;

Organizes and supervises production, logistics, quality control and sales support in accordance with policies, principles, and procedures established by the company;
Provides detailed reports to plant management and supervisors, relative to productivity, quality, and safety performance, in order to ensure the meeting of organizational objectives;
Interacts with the VP of Operations and other senior managers as required in the reporting of activities and challenges;
Ensures positive employee relations are maintained throughout the organization;
Oversees any disciplinary actions required to maintain policy and regulatory compliance;
Develops subordinate supervisory personnel to accomplish and maintain world class manufacturing and operational levels (5S, Safety, Visual Management, TPM, Lean Manufacturing, Level Scheduling, etc.);
Confers with internal and external customers to evaluate and promote improved and expanded services in area;

Develops plans for the efficient use of materials, machinery, and employees;
Reviews production costs and product quality, and modifies production and inventory to maintain and enhance profitable operation of the plant;
Proposes any necessary capital expenditure and maintenance plans that will help to improve overall productivity, quality and safety;
Monitors production costs relative to budgetary standards;
Develops, maintains and coordinates manufacturing and shipping operations business plans to include all program requirements, Safety, Quality, Productivity, labor hours, production costs, and cost of poor quality;

Provides input to the development of product strategy and research and development of new and emerging products;
Establishes production standards and collaborates on the creation of shipping standards; develops budget and cost controls, and obtains data regarding types, quantities, specifications, and delivery dates of products ordered;
Provides guidance on the development of a manufacturing process plan, including personnel requirements, material needs, subcontract requirements, facility needs, and tooling and equipment needs;
Ensures all established costs, quality, and delivery commitments are met;
Coordinates manufacturing, quality, safety and shipping activities with all other functions of the organization and suppliers to obtain optimum production and utilization of human resources, machines, and equipment;
Reviews production and operating reports and directs the resolution of operational, manufacturing, and maintenance problems to ensure minimum costs and prevent operational delays;
Performs administrative activities associated with the effective management of shop operations, including compiling, storing, and retrieving production data for reports;
Determines responsibilities of assigned organization and staff positions to accomplish business objectives;
Trains and ensures all assigned employees are aware of and comply with company, government, and customer policies, procedures, and regulations;

Ensures plant is clean, uncluttered, well organized and “tour ready” at all times.

 

In addition to the minimum requirements listed above, qualified candidates must possess the following:

  • Excellent people and communication skills
  • Strong process documentation skills
  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent communication, collaboration and interpersonal skills with the ability to facilitate team interactions and partner with Supply Chain, Engineering, Finance and other peers.
  • MRP or ERP experience

 

We offer competitive wages, growth opportunities and a comprehensive benefits package including:

  • Medical and Life Insurance
  • Short-term and Long-term disability Insurance
  • 401(k) with a company match
  • Various voluntary insurance coverage options
  • Paid vacations and holidays
  • Tuition Reimbursement and much more

 

If you meet the above requirements and are interested in becoming part of our team, please send your resume and salary requirements via e-mail [email protected].

 

Out of state candidates will be considered, but relocation assistance is not available.

International Supply Chain/Logistics Analyst-Gates

Gates Corporation - Denver, CO

Apply Now

Driven by Possibility Gates Corporation is a leading manufacturer of application-specific fluid power and power transmission solutions. At Gates, we are driven to push the boundaries of materials science to engineer products that continually exceed expectations. We don’t rest on our rich heritage of innovation. We leverage it to inspire solutions that will power the next hundred years. We invest continually in R&D and technology, so our products not only outperform industry standards; they exceed our customers’ demanding expectations. We invest in our people, bringing real-world experience that enables us to solve our customers’ diverse challenges of today and anticipate those of tomorrow. And we are constantly expanding our product catalog and value-added service offerings to support every facet of our customers’ operations. In the most extreme environments and those more familiar, Gates is there with the right product, in the right place at the right time. Whether building original equipment or maintaining products in the aftermarket, we enable companies in every industry to be more efficient, productive, and profitable. We are Gates. Gates Corporation is looking for driven, organized, and analytical International Supply Chain Analyst to assist in: Production and inventory planning, vendor management, supply chain data analysis, data modeling, and research. Position allows candidate opportunity to experience International Supply Chain Management within the global bicycle industry. POSITION SUMMARY: The International Supply Chain Analyst will play a key role in production planning for bicycle crank assembly Taiwan operations, production scheduling and inventory management to support Taiwan production operations, and communicating with domestic/overseas vendors. Candidate will utilize strong IT data analytical/modeling knowledge to establish and analyze large data sets. In depth research of multi-faceted supply chain / logistics scenarios to develop modeling, which defines cost/benefits and derives optimized cost effective solutions. They will participate as a core member of Gates Carbon Drive team, working closely with the Commercialization/Supply Chain Manager to produce product on a timely basis to meet fast paced growing customer demand. The ideal candidate will bring an exceptional work ethic, diversity of thought and process and a willingness to learn and grow over the length of their tenure. The successful candidate for this position will be collaborative by nature, have the ability to think creatively, and be comfortable tackling specific problems pertaining to International Supply Chain Management. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: include the following. Other duties may be assigned. -Analyze customer demand to devise a bicycle crank assembly production schedule. Ensure proper supplies are available to produce finished product. -Utilize Mandarin speaking skills to communicate with Taiwan vendor(s) to ensure materials and labor are available. Finalize and communicate weekly production schedule to Taiwan Assembly operations. -Work with Taiwan QA team on material non-compliance issues impacting production. -Consistently analyze supply chain / logistics data, costs and processes to ensure optimized scenarios. -Collaborate with internal and external partners as needed to research and resolve issues. -Participate on project teams and assists with ad hoc business needs.

 

COMPETENCIES:

  • PhD Degree in Supply Chain / Logistics required.
  • 1-5 yrs. work experience. Degree mandatory.
  • Strong communication skills – written, oral and presentation.
  • Excellent IT Skills required. Strong proficiency in these IT systems:
    • Microsoft Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, Visio
    • Oracle ERP / Value Chain Planning (VCP)
    • Ariba / Bar Code generation software
  • Carbon Drive product knowledge (metal sprocket and belt technologies) a plus.
  • Competencies working with large datasets to deliver comprehensive insights.
  • Bicycle manufacturing Industry knowledge desirable.
  • Mandarin language skills required
  • International business (China/Taiwan) experience required.
    • Demonstrates confidence and good judgment.
    • Ability to provide creative solutions in difficult scenarios.
    • Possess a passion working with and learning from individuals from various countries/cultures.
    • Must have excellent interpersonal, influential and organizational skills.
    • Experience running projects while maintaining progress against established timelines and quality guidelines.
    • Exercise good judgment in dealing with confidential information.

Gates Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer and is committed to ensuring equal employment opportunities for all job applicants and employees. Employment decisions are based upon job-related reasons regardless of gender, race, color, religion, age, disability, pregnancy, citizenship, sexual orientation, national origin, veteran status or any other protected class defined by state or local law.

 

Manufacturing Planner II

DISH Network  - Littleton, CO 80120

 

DISH is a Fortune 250 company with more than $15 billion in annual revenue that continues to redefine the communications industry. Our legacy is innovation and a willingness to challenge the status quo, including reinventing ourselves. We disrupted the pay-TV industry in the mid-90s with the launch of the DISH satellite TV service, taking on some of the largest U.S. corporations in the process, and grew to be the fourth-largest pay-TV provider. We are doing it again with the first live, internet-delivered TV service – Sling TV – that bucks traditional pay-TV norms and gives consumers a truly new way to access and watch television.

Now we have our sights set on upending the wireless industry and unseating the entrenched incumbent carriers.  We are driven by curiosity, pride, adventure, and a desire to win – it’s in our DNA. We’re looking for people with boundless energy, intelligence, and an overwhelming need to achieve to join our team as we embark on the next chapter of our story.

Opportunity is here. We are DISH..

 

SKILLS, EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, AND REQUIREMENTS

  • BS/BA Business Administration, Operations Management, Logistics, or related degree.
    • Minimum of 5 years of progressive experience in a supply chain management role
    • MBA/MS is a plus
  • Strong knowledge of supply chain processes and systems
  • Experience in reverse logistics is a plus
  • Proficiency in corporate finance and accounting principles
  • Must have ability to work effectively in a fast paced, cross-functional team environment
  • Must have excellent analytical skills, and must demonstrate ability to solve complex process problems, adapt to new and different methods and procedures, and work successfully without boundaries
  • Must be self-directed with the ability to bring projects to closure
  • Must be proficient with MS Office
  • APICS certification is a strong plus

The Material Planner II position, located at our Littleton, CO location, is responsible for planning, scheduling, and ordering materials to support multiple repair, pack out, and distribution facilities.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Manages assigned commodities by communicating planning requirements with internal customers, and external suppliers to achieve optimum supply chain inventory levels
  • Continuously identify, design, and develop process improvements involving the materials management
  • Works closely with many other organizations within the company including production operations, engineering, program management, quality, and accounting
  • Modeling of material pipeline using Anaplan and Oracle
  • Participate, develop, and implement process improvement techniques
  • Manage work order process, or familiar material transformation scheduling tools
  • Responsible for coordinating material availability
  • Define material policies and procedures for tasks under their responsibility

Other duties as required. This list is not meant to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and responsibilities assigned to this position.