CapEX Commodity Manager

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Supply Chain
Job Description

Johns Manville is currently seeking qualified applicants for the position of CapEx Commodity Manager. This position is in Corporate Supply Chain and works closely with suppliers, and the business operations, finance, legal and technical organizations to identify and implement cost savings opportunities.

The Johns Manville Technical Center (JMTC) is a 325,000 square-foot facility located on 81 acres in the Rocky Mountain foothills southwest of Denver. It is the home of corporate R&D and capital project management, and is a customer service center for the Insulation and Roofing business units. The facility, built in 1973, includes accommodations for laboratory, pilot production, and office space. The JMTC laboratories feature state-of-the-art capabilities in the areas of product and process development, characterization, and testing. 


  • Negotiate Supply Agreements, construction project, equipment and professional services
  • Executing purchasing documents
  • Work closely with project engineers, division engineering managers, VP of capital engineering, operations and plant engineers for any capital project
  • Identifying and qualifying vendors to meet current and future vendors


  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, engineering, business, or other related field with a minimum of 4 years of work experience in sourcing.
  • Strong contract negotiation skills
  • Working knowledge of contract development and contract law
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities
  • Working knowledge of SAP or similar ERP

Additional consideration given for: 

  • Capital equipment and construction
  • CPSM certification desirable
  • Exposure to industrial or manufacturing processes

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing. 

JM has a long history of sustainable efforts and strives to continually improve our sustainability practices through a focus on innovation, productivity and leadership that ensures we meet the needs of current stakeholders without sacrificing the needs of future generations. For additional information please read our Sustainability Report.

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Sourcing Category Manager/MRO-Johns Manville

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Supply Chain
Job Description

The Sourcing/Category Manager- MRO is responsible for sourcing and managing MRO materials used in manufacturing finished products, indirect products and services, and trading goods for resale. The manager develops supply agreements and manages supplier relationships to ensure JM maintains a competitive manufacturing cost position.

This position is located at our facility in Littleton, Colorado and reports directly to a Sr. Sourcing Manager.


  • Develop and implement sourcing strategies within 15 key MRO product and service subcategories with annual spend of $65-125M that may include: Building and Industrial Supplies, Chemicals and Lubricants, Electrical and Instrumentation, Fasteners and Hardware, Filtration, HVAC, Mechanical -- Hydraulics, Mechanical -- Power, Mobile Equipment, MRO Services, OEM Parts and Kits, Pipe Valve and Fitting, Pump and Motor, Safety Supplies, Tooling and Supplies.
  • Act as liaison with Supply Chain Sourcing managers and JM business units by executing the following tasks:Conduct supplier workshops to identify annual cost savings opportunities, to achieve established cost reduction goals, manage supplier relationships and to ensure JM maintains a competitive position
    • Lead and support projects with multi-functional teams to optimize current supply base and qualify new suppliers
    • Identify alternate materials, cost-efficient processes Eliminate obsolete equipment from plant and support initiatives for new product development
  • Negotiate Supply Agreements and develop executive summaries for review and approval by executive leadership team members
  • Develop and implement cost reduction projects and establish monthly scorecard metrics and updates
  • Manage MRO supply contracts and ensure contract compliance
  • Ensure uninterrupted and sustainable supply of MRO materials to JM facilities


  • Bachelor's degree in supply chain, engineering, business, or related field
  • Minimum of 5 years of work experience in a sourcing role with a major company
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Working knowledge of commodity management
  • Strong contract negotiation skills
  • Proven ability managing supplier relationships
  • Working knowledge of contract development and contract law

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

JM has a long history of sustainable efforts and strives to continually improve our sustainability practices through a focus on innovation, productivity and leadership that ensures we meet the needs of current stakeholders without sacrificing the needs of future generations. For additional information please read our Sustainability Report.

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Zimmer Biomet

Supply Chain Manager (585066)


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Job Summary

This position will support the forecasting, planning, purchasing, and distribution teams along with distribution of products to the field and will require collaboration with these functions to optimize division goals for inventory management, forecast accuracy, customer service, and standard cost.


Principal Duties and Responsibilities

- Work with Division planners to insure forecast and planning schedule maximize customer service levels and manufacturing productivity.
- Minimize/reduce inventory ( DOH) to meet budgeted goals.
- Continually improve material flow from supplier, through facility, to end customer for maximum efficiency.
- Work with Sourcing organization to help insure that quality materials are purchased on a timely basis, in appropriate quantities and at fair prices.
- Foster cooperation and effective communications between the supply chain group and the balance of the organization.
- Work closely with distribution partners to insure customer orders are shipped in a timely and accurate fashion.
- Work with materials group employees to insure that intra company material distribution occurs in a timely and accurate fashion.
- Work with all Division planners to help insure all departmental procedures are consistent with G.M.P’s and Corporate Policies.
- Identify and address opportunities to increase efficiency and productivity.
- Prepare and monitor annual budgets for Planning, Purchasing
- Help to identify, evaluate and develop Supply Chain Management staff and establish a Succession Plan for the Division.

Expected Areas of Competence

-SAP experience strongly preferred.
- High level of knowledge and understanding of the entire Supply Chain.
- Ability to operate independently and use judgment for high impact decisions.
- Demonstrates effective written and oral communication and presentation skills, ability to interact with senior management.
- Requires analytical and managerial abilities.
- Understands strategic cost issues and uses range of techniques for cost reduction to meet targets.
- Ability to engage in contract negotiations and develop contracts on a national or regional basis; create basic project plans and manger source plan and implementation across functions and sites.
- Identifies alternative courses of action before choosing an approach; makes timely decisions in the best interest of the company and is willing to make decisions in uncertain conditions.
- Understands markets and interacts with marketing to manage forecasting and improve accuracy.
- Ability to manage people and delegate responsibilities.
- Good communication and interpersonal skills are a must; position requires interaction with a wide range of both internal and external personnel.

Education/Experience Requirements

- Minimum Bachelor’s Degree in business with 6-8 years experience in the following related areas: purchasing, planning, forecasting, shipping, receiving, warehousing and manufacturing, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
- At least three years of managerial experience is also essential.
- CPM, CPIM or CSCP preferred.


Travel Requirements

  • Up to 25%


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Materials Planning Analyst

MillerCoors LLC - Golden, CO


Materials Planning Analyst

Support the planning and execution of packaging materials in a fast paced and challenging consumer packaging environment. Work cross functionally with breweries, customer service, supply planning and the transportation/logistics teams on all packaging related to new product introductions, promotions, and graphics changes. Drive process improvements and system enhancements to create efficiencies and streamlined/automated processes. Maintain operational data, metrics and reporting as well as provide ad-hoc analytical support to the rest of the material planning and supply planning teams.



·       1-5 Years work experience in Supply Chain, Manufacturing, Production Planning, Forecasting, Sales & Consumer Goods industries.

·       Bachelor’s Degree Manufacturing, Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain or Business required.

·       Must possess supply chain management skills preferably in consumer goods.

·       Working knowledge and understanding of interdependencies of production and capacity planning, scheduling processes, distribution methods, inventory management, network optimization, material flow, planning, forecasting, transportation, distributor operations, sales, marketing and budgets. .

·       Excellent PC skills required (Excel, Access, PowerPoint, Word, MS-Outlook).

·       Analytical skills are a must.

·       Candidate should demonstrate initiative, thoroughness, and proven ability to communicate effectively across different levels

·       Optimal candidate would also have Material Requirements Planning (MRP) SAP experience, including a transformation project experience.

·       This role will be in a business environment that will be going through Business Transformation efforts in the next 18 months.


City  Golden

State Colorado

Country United States

MillerCoors is an Equal Opportunity Employer

We are committed to a policy of nondiscrimination in our employment and personnel practices. Applicants are considered for all employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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Supply Chain Planner

Medtronic - Boulder, CO


Supply Chain Planner

Careers that Change Lives


You will be a key member of Medtronic’s Supply Chain Planning team located in Boulder, CO. Impact patient outcomes. Come for a job, stay for a career.


The Minimally Invasive Therapies Group strives to enable earlier diagnosis, better treatment, faster complication-free recovery, and enhanced patient outcomes through less invasive surgical solutions. SURGICAL INNOVATIONS sets the standard for Minimally Invasive Surgery (MIS) by creating innovative surgical products and services that focus on obesity and diseases and conditions of the gastrointestinal tract, lung, abdominal wall, pelvic region, and the head and neck.


A Day in the Life


You will manage supply chain activities from product forecast input through to goods being received in the Distribution Center ensuring optimal net requirements signals are provided and communicated to manufacturing. You will lead projects and initiatives relating to Supply Chain Management with the intention of improving business performance and service interacting will all levels of Corporate and Plant Management, Product Managers, Global Marketing Managers, Corporate and Plant Planners to identify and implement supply chain continuous improvement. You will drive the optimal balance between service (BO and Fill Rate) and inventory, while working to reduce Logistic costs.


You will:

·         Effectively plan and control the supply chain to meet and exceed KPI’s relating to Customer Service, inventory levels/inventory weeks, and forecast variance.

·         Partner with the manufacturing plants, developing projections of inventory/ service recovery during periods of supply disruption.

·         Proactively ensure that both internal and external customer needs are met, and that disruptions are avoided always acting with the customer in mind to ensure excellent Customer Service.

·         Utilize lean principles and root cause/ corrective action methodology to drive continual improvement in processes leading to step function improvement in performance in Service/Inventory.

·         support the development and continuous improvement of MITG S&OP process.

·         Actively plan and support new business opportunities, new product introductions, integrations and transfers.

·         Actively participate in cost reduction and risk mitigation projects as well as prepare and present project updates.

·         Work closely with Demand planning/Marketing to understand business shifts and improve forecast accuracy.

·         Provide ongoing support and maintenance of ERP systems for changes, validation testing and upgrades.

·         Travel and visit both domestic and international plants up to 20%


Must Have: Minimum Qualifications

You must hold a minimum of Bachelor's Degree in Business, Engineering or Supply Chain related field plus 2 years related experience.

·         Excellent statistical and mathematics skills

·         Software skills including MS Office (Access & Excel focus)

·         Working knowledge of SAP, JDE and/or Manugistics

·         Excellent written and verbal communication

·         Demonstrated project management skills

·         Excellent analytical skills


Nice to Have

·         MS, MBA a plus

·         Medical Device/ Medical Supplies Manufacturing experience

·         Excellent statistical and mathematics skills

·         APICs CPIM/CSCP and/or Project Management Certification desirable

·         Exposure to LEAN/Six Sigma techniques

·         Software skills including MS Office (Access & Excel focus)

·         Working knowledge of SAP, JDE and/or Manugistics preferred

·         Excellent written and verbal communication

·         Demonstrated project management skills


About Medtronic

Together, we can change healthcare worldwide. At Medtronic, we push the limits of what technology, therapies and services can do to help alleviate pain, restore health and extend life. We challenge ourselves and each other to make tomorrow better than yesterday. It is what makes this an exciting and rewarding place to be.


We want to accelerate and advance our ability to create meaningful innovations - but we will only succeed with the right people on our team. Let’s work together to address universal healthcare needs and improve patients’ lives. Help us shape the future.


Physical Job Requirements

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees assigned to this position, but they are not an exhaustive list of all the required responsibilities and skills of this position.


The physical demands described within the Day in the Life section of this job description are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.



It is the policy of Medtronic to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of age, color, national origin, citizenship status, physical or mental disability, race, religion, creed, gender, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, genetic information, marital status, status with regard to public assistance, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local law. In addition, Medtronic will provide reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities. This employer participates in the federal E-Verify program to confirm the identity and employment authorization of all newly hired employees. For further information about the E-Verify program, please click here:


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