Inventory Control Manager

Carefree of Colorado - Broomfield, CO 80020

Inventory Control Manager

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 as well as residential. Our industry position and financial strength have provided our employees solid careers with opportunity for professional growth throughout our 46 year history.

We have built a strong manufacturing and assembly operation by embracing LEAN principles and investing in technology and our team members. We take pride in the Quality, Value, Performance and Style our customers have come to expect.

The Inventory Control Manager will be responsible for identifying, analyzing and improving all inventory related transactions that result in financial loss to the company. This position will be responsible for establishing and maintaining a cycle count, Kanban and scrap/deviation program. The Inventory Control Manager will build and develop a team of inventory control employees across multiple shifts. This position will also provide input into production line setup.

The Inventory Control Manager will have direct responsibility for:

Ensuring adequate inventory of materials and products in accordance with inventory cycles and organizational philosophy.
Formalizing and developing current cycle count program.
Growing current Kanban program and working with Warehouse team to develop inventory supermarkets.
Revamping current scrap/deviation process.
Identifying and remedying inventory control challenges, including deep investigation into inventory adjustments.
Conducting daily inventory analysis to solve inventory problems.
Developing and implementing inventory control procedures.
Training and managing a team of inventory control staff.
Designing strategies to minimize the cost or time required to move goods.
Reviewing the success of logistical functions and identifying areas for improvement.
Presenting performance data to management.
Proposing improvements to management.
Staying current on advances in logistics technology and incorporating new technologies into procedures.
Leading a team of inventory control personnel through process of counting and recording inventory.
Actual inventory counts; must be knowledgeable about inventory items to be counted, the counting procedures used, and location of all inventories.
Identifying items as coming from or belonging to the customer, keeping those items segregated from other production materials/tools, and maintaining control of customer inventory.

Qualified candidates must possess:
5+ years of experience leading inventory control programs in a manufacturing environment
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Engineering, or related field
Strong inventory skills
APICS certification (CPIM – Certified in Production & Inventory Management) preferred.
Experience with ERP systems with a strong working knowledge of MRP processing logic
Knowledge and demonstrated ability in the use of Microsoft Office products including Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & Access
If you’re an enthusiastic team player who enjoys a fast paced, friendly atmosphere where individuals are acknowledged for their success and provided with opportunities for growth, we want to hear from you!

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
Paid vacations and holidays
Tuition reimbursement and 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 to [email protected] , fax (303) 459-5103 or apply in person, Monday – Friday, 8:30am – 5:00pm.

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Analyst Demand Planning

Analyst Demand Planning
Ball Corporation - Broomfield, CO


Who We Are:


Ball Corporation, since its founding in 1880, has evolved and expanded from its humble beginnings as a manufacturer of wood-jacketed tin cans into the global manufacturing leader it is today. From the development of innovative metal packaging to the beverage, food and consumer goods markets to delivering proven instruments, sensors and spacecraft to the aerospace and defense industries, Ball’s unmatched expertise and global reach ensure that no matter our customers’ mission, we are there to help them achieve it.

Ball’s beverage packaging, which delivers more than just a cold drink. We pride in creating metal beverage cans and bottles that are smart, practical, sustainable and eye-catching. From our aluminum beverage cans ranging in excess of 20 different sizes to the versatile, recloseable Alumni-Tek bottle to the Dynamark variable printing technology that allows us to print up to 24 design variations per production run, we work closely with our customers to deliver a unique packaging experience to consumers.

Since the aerosol can revolutionized consumer products in the 1940s, Ball has refined and improved the technology to suit today’s needs. We recently developed a new metal alloy that reduces the weight of our aluminum aerosol cans by as much as 15%. We also breathed new air into aerosol technology with the introduction of our next generation of tinplate aerosol packaging, which is helping us meeting and exceed our customers’ growing expectations.

Metal food packaging has set the standard for freshness and preservation for well over a century, and we continue to push boundaries and innovate in this sector. What excites us most is the sustainability advantages that metal packaging provides. It is one of the most environmentally friendly and economical forms of packaging.

With the help of our 18,450 talented employees around the world, Ball will continue to revolutionize our industries, serve our customers, and put the right people, processes and partners in place to help us achieve our vision and create long-term value for all our shareholders.


Job Duties:


Primary Purpose of Position:

Responsible for tactical planning of demand for Ball Beverage Packaging North & Central America, targeted toward large national accounts.

Essential Functions:

·         Primary liaison between major national customer(s) and cross functional partners at Ball to ensure the best possible forecast is created/loaded into demand planning system

·         Builds relationships with external customer(s) to ensure best possible tactical forecast by item for inventory efficiency and revenue recognition accruals

·         Partners with commercial, supply planning, finance, and customers to conduct data cleansing activities for planning tools including item chaining, new market introduction, and new product demand

·         Reconciles customer forecasts with finance/accounting to ensure proper load for revenue recognition

·         Develops templates then translates customer forecasts into compatible format for load into demand planning system as required for revenue recognition

·         Resolves customer forecast load issues by partnering with customers and data management teams to resolve issues as required for revenue recognition

·         Utilizes forecast accuracy reports to analyze results, determine trends, and enact solutions to improve accuracy

·         Reviews tactical demand trend and adjusts forecast input and output as needed to reflect trend

·         Provides root cause analysis for customer specific variances to current forecast plan

·         Develops demand reporting tools for both regular use and ad-hoc customer analysis

·         Develops tactical processes to ensure consistent forecast outcomes

·         Collaborates during consensus demand meetings with cross-functional partners to ensure alignment on forecasts

Position Requirements:

·         Broad training in a related field usually acquired through an accredited college.

·         Job related experience for 2 year(s) minimum with a Fortune 500 company.

·         Working knowledge of the following areas desirable: business principles, supply chain processes, financial modeling, Microsoft Word and Excel, Tableau, JDE Enterprise One, Oracle Value Chain Planning, and other applicable software applications.

·         Ability to make detailed presentations of financial analysis on projects and a variety of business problems to top management.

·         Must be able to organize, plan, and prioritize.

·         Ability to meet deadlines, concentrates, and pays attention to detail.

·         Ability to analyze and interpret data and make recommendations.

·         Ability to build relationships and collaborate with others to gain alignment.




Relocation for this position is NOT 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.

Director Logistics-Johns Manville

Johns Manville - Denver, CO


Director Logistics

The Director Logistics is responsible for leading all logistics operations and sourcing for our inbound and outbound transport and off-site warehouses for the Johns Manville Global Procurement and Logistics Team.

The role includes the direct leadership of multiple logistics and transportation professionals. In addition, as a senior member of the supply chain organization, this leader owns the supply chain relationship with one or more of JM's business units.

This role also leads and supports the development of critical processes and metrics, global carrier relationships and global supply agreements to ensure JM maintains a competitive cost position. These activities include carrier management, contract negotiations, problem resolution, process improvement, quality, service delivery and cost reduction.

The position is a member of the Global Procurement and Logistics Leadership Team and reports directly to the VP Global Procurement and Logistics. Position is in our Littleton, CO facility.



Lead teams, develop required strategies and perform against goals for Logistics and Operational Excellence. Ensures safe, compliant and sustainable shipment of regulated and non-regulated products across all transportation modes - truck, rail, ocean, and air for both bulk and packaged goods.

·       Develop projects and programs to meet cost savings targets and process improvement goals to achieve 5% in annual cost reductions. Identify process improvement and variance reduction opportunities and take actions required to implement.

·       Provides direction, guidance and leadership to ensure individual, team and business/functional unit results are achieved

·       Actively develops individuals for future leadership roles within and across the organization

·       Builds and manages a highly skilled and high performing team of approximately 30 direct and indirect reports.



·       Bachelor's degree in business, supply chain or technical field with a minimum of 15 years of work experience in supply chain management

·       Demonstrated success in attracting, developing and building high performing business teams including the ability to assess and develop talent through effective coaching and feedback

·       Working knowledge of national and international transportation regulation, standards, and compliance

·       Excellent contract negotiation skills

·       Proven ability to lead teams of supply chain professionals and to deliver results against clear performance objectives

·       Proven ability managing supplier/carrier relationships

·       Demonstrated customer orientation

·       History of building collaborative relationships

·       Proven ability to make timely decisions


Additional Consideration Provided for Those With:

·       Master's degree

·       CPM certification

·       Lean/Six Sigma training and certification

·       Construction, chemicals and/or specialty materials industry experience

·       Subject matter expertise in fleet management and/or network optimization

·       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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Material Planner/Buyer-Arrow Electronics

Arrow Electronics, Inc - Denver, CO 80204

Material Planner / Buyer / Asset

Position: Material Planner / Buyer / Asset

Job Description:

Principal Accountabilities

Plan and pipeline inventory for high complex customer demand—high dollar value and/or large part count.

  • Work with sales teams and supply chain group to suggest alternative supply chain options to enhance customer support and assure inventory management needs are met. Generate and/or contribute to out-of-box- solutions.

Manage production demand with contract manufacturer.
Single repository for documents. Audits: Bill of Materials, Engineering Change Notices, testing, factory single point of contact for builds.
Backlog Review and Forecasting, Daily Shortage Review, Process Improvement Plans, Process Improvement Implementation, Cost/Expense Control, Attrition Management Oversight and Reporting, Quoting Full Package Reels and managing excess, finished goods management, non-cancelable and non-returnable controls, communication, measurement.

Experience / Education

Typically requires a 4 year degree and a minimum of 2 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.

Location: Denver (Panorama)

Time Type: Full time Job Category: Non-Customer Facing/Supplier Facing


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Buyer-Lockheed Martin


Procurement Representative / Buyer

As a Buyer in the Procurement organization the successful candidate will play a vital role in supporting all of the exciting Lockheed Martin Space Systems Company programs by executing all aspects of the procurement lifecycle for a wide variety commodities. This position will build upon the candidates existing Supply Chain background / education by exposing them to procurements of ever increasing complexity and responsibility. The ideal candidate for this role is someone who desires a rewarding career in Supply Chain management and who is highly organized, has excellent communication skills and who is a motivated self-starter.

Desired Skills: +Real world Procurement / Purchasing Experience
+Negotiation Skills / experience
+Experience with SAP / ERP / P2P
+Ability to perform as a team player with other Buyers as well as interacting with all levels of management and support personnel
+Ability to maintain objectivity while performing multiple tasks while under pressure to meet customer requirements

'+Bachelors degree from an accredited college with a major (or minor) in Supply Chain Management
+Experience or exposure to supply chain management
+Self-motivated, takes initiative
+Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills
+Excellent verbal and written communication skills
+Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
+Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions
+Highly proficient with Microsoft Office Suite - specifically Excel
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.
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.

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where we’re engineering a better tomorrow.


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