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Senior Subcontract Administrator

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Littleton, CO 80125

 

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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. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?

What does this role look like?

Did you ever think that you could work for a company and actually have an impact on programs that are working on putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, or that are developing national defense systems? Lockheed Martin Space technology connects millions of people around the world and we’re accelerating tomorrow’s breakthroughs to help our customers stay ahead in an ever-changing world. We’re shaping the space technologies of tomorrow, today. At Space, we are driven by innovation and integrity. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. At Space we value your skills, training, and education. Come, join us and experience your future!

As a Subcontractor Administrator Staff this role will offer you the following daily challenges::

  • Sources and purchases various Procurements, including but not limited to, machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or necessary to support the operation of an organization.
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records.
  • Ability to determine pricing to be fair and reasonable based on technical evaluation, history, market data or cost element evaluation.
  • Work closely with suppliers to execute contracts and provide contract management support with complex contracts.
  • Work all aspects of the Procurement interface including competition, Supplier performance indicators, invoices/billings, changes, schedule, budgets, funding.
  • Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records. 
  • Facilities Construction Procurement Support working competitions and single source hardware and services.
  • Contract Management for Complex Contracts
  • Complex Competitions
  • Price Analysis
  • Negotiations

Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education, with 6 years of professional experience; or 4 years of professional experience with a related Masters degree. Considered career, or journey, level.
  • Experience with initiating and managing formal, multi million dollar contracts
  • Complex Solicitation/Evaluation Experience
  • Leading the sourcing selection team and evaluating bidders
  • Working knowledge of various contract types Firm Fixed Price (FFP), Cost Plus (CP), Time and Material (T&M), or Guaranteed Maximum Price (GMP)
  • Construction regulatory compliance knowledge and execution
  • Requirements documentation experience
  • Supplier management experience
  • Experience in negotiating contracts
  • Possess excellent English communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management.

Desired Skills:
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or other business related area
  • Facilities knowledge
  • Supply Chain Management experience
  • Construction contracting experience
  • Demonstrated customer service mindset
  • Leadership skills
  • FAR contracting knowledge


PLEASE NOTE: Applicants selected must be able to successfully pass to a background investigation and drug test.

Benefits of Employment:

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.

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 {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}
  • Dental
  • 401k {with generous matching}
  • Paid time off including, {we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends}
  • Work/life balance, family-friendly environment
  • Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
  • Fun, talented and witty teammates
  • Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership
  • Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement

Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

At Space we value your skills, training, and education. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!

The Coolest Jobs are in Space!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional 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.

…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
job.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

WAREHOUSE MANAGER

The Tea Spot - Louisville, CO 80027

 

$48,000 - $60,000 a year

 

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The Tea Spot is hiring a WAREHOUSE MANAGER

Location: Louisville, Colorado

Hours: This is a full-time, salaried position

Reports to: The Tea Spot Operations Director

Application Deadline: Rolling, will remain open until position is filled

Summary: The Tea Spot’s core purpose is to spread happiness by empowering healthy living through tea. We are motivated by medical research suggesting that premium whole leaf teas boast many health benefits. Our commitment to those values is embodied in our philanthropic 10% for Wellness pledge. We're a company driven with a passion for healthy living, quality, innovation and community as our core values.

We are seeking a results-driven leader with experience in warehouse and inventory management, and success in continuous operation improvement. The ideal candidate for this position will have outstanding communication skills within diverse, ever-changing, fast-paced environments, and will be a motivating manager skilled in training, coaching and mentoring staff. This role reports to The Tea Spot’s Operations Director, who is responsible for all Production, Fulfillment and R&D for the company. The Warehouse Manager supports the Operations Director by managing all warehouse personnel, schedules & systems.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Strategically manage day-to-day warehouse operations in compliance with company’s policies, goals and objectives, in support of the Operations Director.
  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures, maintaining standards of health and safety, hygiene and security, adhering to all warehousing, handling and shipping legislation requirements, including HAACP.
  • Develop warehouse schedules, inventory product flow and product handling systems; You will build short-range and long-range production schedules in support of the annual sales plan, while maximizing production efficiency.
  • Oversee and participate in daily warehouse operations; establish operational procedures for activities such as verification of incoming and outgoing shipments, handling and disposition of materials, and keeping warehouse inventory current. Assist with resolution of product packing or order fulfillment problems.
  • Accomplish warehouse operations human resource objectives by training, scheduling, coaching, and motivating employees; Communicate job expectations to staff; Evaluate job contributions; Manage compensation actions; Enforce policies and procedures for a staff of 12+ people.
  • Monitor the quality of services provided in collaboration with the Operations Director.
  • Maintain accurate inventory records of location, count, and dates. Inspect physical condition of the warehouse.
  • Confer with department heads to ensure coordination of warehouse activities with activities of other functions such as Customer Service and Purchasing.
  • Manage produced goods stock and reconcile with inventory system.
  • Produce performance and efficiency reports and statistics regularly.
  • Ensure efficient use of space, optimizing work flow.
  • Maintain the warehouse keeping the area clean and organized. Utilize 5S.
  • Assist in evaluating and recommending new equipment.
  • Assume additional related responsibilities as required.

Job Requirements:

  • Leadership skills and ability to manage, train and motivate staff
  • Strong decision making and problem solving skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Expertise in warehouse management procedures and best practices
  • Inventory planning experience (APICS CPIM certification is a plus)
  • Proven ability to implement process improvement initiatives
  • Strong knowledge of warehousing Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Experience with inventory management software and databases
  • BS degree in logistics, supply chain management or business administration or 5 years hands on work experience as a warehouse manager

Key Competencies:

  • Accountability: Using appropriate interpersonal styles and communication methods to gain acceptance of an idea, plan, activity, service, or product from prospects and customers.
  • Oral Communication: Expressing ideas effectively in individual and group situations (including nonverbal communication); adjusting language or terminology to the characteristics and needs of the audience.
  • Attention to Detail: Accomplishing tasks through concern for all areas involved, no matter how small; showing concern for all aspects of the job; accurately checking processes and tasks; maintaining watchfulness over a period of time.
  • Customer Service Orientation: Making efforts to listen to and understand the customer (both internal and external); anticipating customer needs; giving high priority to customer satisfaction.
  • Delegation: Allocating decision-making authority and take responsibilities to appropriate subordinated; utilizing subordinates time, skills, and potential effectively.
  • Drive for Results: Demonstrates concern for achieving or surpassing results against an internal or external standard of excellence, shows a passion for improving the delivery or services with a commitment to continuous improvement.
  • Energy: Consistently maintaining a high activity or productivity level; sustaining long work hours.
  • Flexibility: Changes behavioral style or method of approach when necessary to achieve a goal; adjusts style as appropriate to the needs of the situation.
  • Diversity: Demonstrates respect for all differences (e.g., race, gender, ethnic background, disabilities, sexual orientation, age, career levels, style and opinions.)
  • Initiative: Asserting ones influence over events to achieve goals; self-starting rather than accepting passively; taking action to achieve goals beyond what is required; being proactive.
  • Integrity: Maintaining and promoting social, ethical and organizational norms in conducting internal and external business activities.

Skills that will make you an excellent fit for this position:

  • Excellent people skills, management and supervision.
  • Efficient at managing processes; dependable, professional and compassionate.
  • Experience with heavy automated machinery and a functional warehouse environment.
  • Dealing with complexity. Deadline-oriented. Go-getter.

Compensation:

  • $48,000 - $60,000/year, commensurate with experience
  • PTO, Health and Dental insurance benefits
  • 401K matching & profit sharing

 

The Tea Spot is an “equal opportunity employer”. The Tea Spot will not discriminate in employment, recruitment, compensation, termination, upgrading, promotions, and other conditions of employment against any employee or job applicant on the basis of race, creed, color, national origin, or sex.

 

Analyst, Capital Processes

Danone - Broomfield, CO

 

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Danone North America is the largest Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Danone North America is looking for a Analyst, Capital Processes (Supply Chain Finance) in Broomfield, CO.

At Danone, we believe that every time we eat or drink, we vote for the world we want. As a leading food and beverage company, we make healthy, sustainably-produced foods and beverages that nourish people's lives. Some of our brands include Dannon, Activia, Horizon Organic, International Delight, Silk, Oikos, So Delicious Dairy Free, Stok, Two Good, Vega, and Wallaby Organic. And as the largest Certified B Corporation(R) in the world, we are committed to redefining success in business to ensure that through our brands we create real benefits for people, our communities, and the planet.

With headquarters in Broomfield, CO and White Plains, NY, Danone North America has more than 6,000 employees across the U.S. and Canada, and more than a dozen manufacturing facilities across North America. Our employees enjoy competitive pay and industry-leading benefits (including flexible (unlimited) time off and up to 26 weeks paid parental leave), and share a common mission and culture committed to both business results and social purpose. When you join Danone North America, you become part of a global team that is inspiring a healthier world through food.

About the Job:
We have an amazing opportunity in our Broomfield, CO office for a dynamic Analyst, Capital Processes.

  • Support the Engineering team during planning and execution of project capital and expense budgets
  • Create capital and expense budgets and manage spend based on company targets
  • Support the Senior Manager of Capital Processes as well as the Engineering Directors during the planning, execution and closing phases of projects
  • Support business units with large capital cases
  • Manage and coordinate with Project Analysts in reporting the budget follow up and managing/forecasting the Capex and expenses related with engineering projects
  • Coordinate between engineering and finance on forecast and reporting
  • Assist with the planning and controlling of the project budgets for each manufacturing facility
  • Coordinate with accounting fixed assets team to explain discrepancies in month end close process, along with aiding in the tracking of in-service schedules of capital assets
  1. Budget Planning and Control
    a) Assist the engineers in the development and submission of eCARs. This includes collaboration in the creation of budget and cash flow estimates as well as completion of payback analysis.
    b) Ensure ADC, ADF Capex tracked accurately and on time
    c) Review project budgets to ensure they are under control and according to forecast
    2. Project Tools
    a) Maintain One Pager, Proforma and all Capital documents and processes up to date.
    b) Ensure that project documentation conforms to Danone / Dannon standards
    3. Asset Control
    a) Ensure that costs are tracked accurately and allocated properly to each project
    4. Project Expenses
    a) Ensure project expenses forecasted and tracked accurately and manage budget accordingly.
    5. Project Closure
    a) Ensure timely close of each project
    b) Ensure accurate costs assigned to the correct assets as part of Placed in Service (PIS) process.

About You:

  • You have a Bachelor of Science in Finance
  • You have a strong analytical and project management skills
  • You have project engineering, plant or manufacturing experience
  • You are highly organized and able to track multiple projects at several sites
  • You are earning agility / comfortable in a fast-paced and highly flexible environment
  • Excellent MS office and Excel skills
  • Experience building P&Ls
  • Able to work independently and at the same time work in a team environment
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Strong interest in the technical as well as the finance aspects of projects

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com.

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.

Procurement Representative Associate

LOCKHEED MARTIN CORPORATION - Englewood, CO 80112

 

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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. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world and every day we use our unique skills and experiences to create, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and create incredible products. We provide the resources, inspiration and focus and if you have the passion and courage to dream big, we want to build a better tomorrow with you.

Going to space is just the beginning. It’s what you do when you get there that matters. Lockheed Martin builds the satellites and spacecraft that do amazing things in space for government and commercial customers. Connecting people. Advancing discovery. And protecting what matters most. Lockheed Martin-built satellites give earlier warning of severe weather, connect troops on the battlefield, and deliver GPS directions to a billion people worldwide.

As we look to the future, we’re driving innovations to help our customers do even more in orbit. That’s why we’re crafting smarter satellites that operate like smartphones in the sky, with apps that can be updated in orbit so they can adapt as mission needs on the ground change. Your mission is ours. And as that mission evolves, we’ll be ready. Will you?

Supply Chain’s vision is to enable customer and mission success through supply chain strategies and execution that deliver superior operational program performance and create competitive advantage through continuous improvement. It is our mission to deliver affordable supply chain solutions that meet all program requirements and manage supply chain risks to ensure positive supplier performance through all phases of the program life-cycle from capture to sustainment.

What does this role look like?

As a Procurement Representative, you will source, negotiate and purchase machinery, equipment, tools, raw material, packaging materials, parts, services, and/or supplies necessary for operation of an organization.

This role will offer you the following daily challenges:

You will compile and analyze statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives

You will evaluate areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions and monitor performance of suppliers

You will track data to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes as well as negotiate with suppliers and analyze suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules

Who will you collaborate with?

You will work with a team of talented engineers to oversee activities throughout the facility and assist in the development of new projects and changes.
Basic Qualifications:
To be successful, you will need to possess these basic qualifications:

  • Bachelors degree from an accredited college in a related discipline, or equivalent experience/combined education.
  • Working knowledge with Microsoft Office Suite - specifically Excel

Desired Skills:
To be successful, ideally, you should also have:

  • 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
  • Self-motivated, takes initiative
  • Demonstrated effective interpersonal skills
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task and manage competing priorities
  • Ability to analyze a problem and recommend solutions
  • Possess excellent English communication skills, both written, verbal, and presentation, to effectively communicate business cases to all levels of peers, suppliers, as well as program and executive management.


PLEASE NOTE: Applicants selected must be able to successfully pass to a background investigation and drug test.

Benefits of Employment:

To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that urges differences and big-picture thinking.

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 {many choices of plans; some LM locations have on-site medical}
  • Dental
  • 401k {with generous matching}
  • Paid time off including, {we have a 9x80 schedule which means: 25 three-day weekends}
  • Work/life balance, family-friendly environment
  • Career development, career-growth, and lots of learning opportunities for aspiring minds
  • Fun, talented and witty teammates
  • Knowledgeable, supportive and engaged leadership
  • Diverse, inclusive and community-minded organization
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition
  • Generous Tuition Reimbursement


Learn more about Lockheed Martin’s competitive and comprehensive benefits package.

At Space we value your skills, training, and education. We believe that by applying the highest standards of business ethics and visionary thinking, everything is within our reach – and yours as a Lockheed Martin Space employee. Come, join us and experience your future!

The Coolest Jobs are in Space!

Join us at Lockheed Martin, where your mission is ours. Our customers pursue the hardest missions. Those that demand exceptional 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.

…just to name a few reasons to join Lockheed Martin Space!

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:
job.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

Procurement Purchasing Manager

Danone - Broomfield, CO

 

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Danone North America is the largest Public Benefit Corporation in the world. Our mission is to bring health through food to as many people as possible.

Danone North America is looking for a Procurement Purchasing Manager in Broomfield, CO.

Context and Job Positioning:
To support Danone North America by developing, executing, and strengthening Procurement Sourcing Strategies within Plant Based Categories. The Purchasing Manager Role is highly visible and serves as a key source to the NORAM Procurement Team and the Global Plant Based Business. This position is based in Broomfield, CO and reports hierarchically to the Plant Based Procurement Director. Engagement of key stakeholders include R&I, Marketing, Finance, Supply Chain, PMO, Global Procurement, and suppliers.

Key Responsibilities and Mission:

  • Accountable for the development, validation, and implementation of the Plant Based Category Strategies.
  • Work cross functionally with internal stakeholders to ensure Danone is supported by suppliers to bring bottom line productivity (cost savings) while driving top line growth.
  • Develop strong internal relationships with key stakeholders to lead projects with R&I, Marketing, Finance, and Supply Chain to deliver against category strategy objectives.
  • Lead quarterly business reviews with suppliers to develop and maintain all aspects within supplier relationship and performance management.
  • Contribute to the development and deployment of Danone’s Corporate Plant Based Regenerative Agricultural Sustainability Strategies.
  • Collaborate across other Plant Based Purchasing Managers and Direct Material Category Activation Managers to enable opportunities to deliver Supplier Enabled Innovation.
  • Use risk management tools to deliver Danone’s Material Risk Management Policies while providing recommendations for adequate commodity coverage based on market intelligence.
  • Support and provide input into the Global Plant Based Strategy through collaborating and partnering with other regions to leverage skill and scale.
  • Ensure all Procurement compliance foundations are managed and met thoroughly.

Experience & Technical Profile:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in Procurement or Supply Chain
  • Agriculture and risk management experience is a plus
  • Detail oriented
  • Highly organized and systematic
  • Strong communication skills with business acumen
  • Advanced Excel and Power Point experience
  • Ability to adapt to change quickly
  • Strong team player
  • Ability to travel up to 30%
  • Language: English

#LI-NORAM

Danone North America is a Certified B Corporation business unit of Danone and operates in the U.S. from headquarter offices in White Plains, NY and Broomfield, CO. For more information, please visit DanoneNorthAmerica.com.

Danone North America is an equal employment and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other unlawful criterion.