Production Planner

Manufacturing Boulder, Colorado


Description

Production Planner

Boulder, Colorado

We know what you want! A great company that values your skills; a job that is challenging and meaningful, and a location that makes you gasp and provides four seasons of unequaled splendor!

If your production planning skills are strong and you are ready to have an immediate and direct impact on our production flow, we want you, too!  Spectra’s materials team is driven to optimize our production resources, inventory, and commitments to customers to deliver storage devices that preserve company and national treasures for more than a lifetime.


Can you see yourself here?

  • Interpret sales orders, forecasts, and MRP demand to create the production schedule for our Manufacturing team. Respond to frequent changes in demand. You’ll need a solid background in production planning or related work.
  • Provide strong, clear communication to Sales, Order Entry, Purchasing, Manufacturing, Quality, and Shipping regarding the production schedule and changes required. You have the control and authority to set priorities for Operations.
  • Anticipate operational problems in advance; proactively work to resolve production problems as early as possible. Escalate problems to upper management as required.
  • Provide input to forecasting methods, stocking strategies, and production planning tools to continuously optimize our operational performance. We want to get better, and expect your help to drive improvements forward. 
  • Accurately commit ship dates to customer orders. Create shop floor orders and assist in resolving inventory discrepancies. Use rework shop floor orders to perform reconfigurations or respond to product engineering changes.

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree required in Supply Chain, Engineering, Business, or equivalent experience.
  • Strong ERP system experience – we use Infor ERP LN.
  • Strong Microsoft Excel skills.
  • 3-5 years of experience in production planning or related role.
  • APICS CPIM certification preferred.


Who’s on Your Team?

You’ll be joining our Materials team, which includes Planning and Purchasing. Like most of Colorado, we enjoy the outdoors – mountain biking, paddle boarding, and skiing are regular activities. We have an artisan popcorn farmer and raise a few chickens. The team has a lot of experience in Planning and Purchasing. We’re looking for creative ways to keep getting better.

 

Why Spectra?

Located in the foothills of the Rocky Mountains in Boulder, Colorado, Spectra Logic provides a career and work experience second to none.  Develop high quality solutions while gazing at the fabulous view; work out on your own or with our trainer at one of the on-campus gyms; grab lunch or snacks onsite or challenge the CEO to a game of pinball; and grow your career with peers who are second to none. 

Privately held since its inception in 1979, Spectra is allowed to do what is right without having to satisfy the analysts each quarter. That means our associates and customers come out as winners. 

Isn’t it time you joined our winning team?

Benefits: Spectra Logic provides a casual work environment, competitive salaries, and a compensation structure that rewards contribution and hard work. Our full benefits package includes 401(k), medical, life, AD&D, flex spending accounts, and company paid short and long term disability.

Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Statement: Spectra Logic is committed to the practice and policies of equal employment opportunities in the recruitment, employment and promotion of all associates without regard to race, religion, sex, age, gender, minority, veterans, national origin or ancestry. 

 

Benefits: Spectra Logic provides a casual work environment, competitive salaries, and a compensation structure that rewards contribution and hard work. Our full benefits package includes 401(k), medical, life, AD&D, flex spending accounts, and company paid short and long term disability. Equal Employment Opportunities (EEO) Statement: Spectra Logic is committed to the practice and policies of equal employment opportunities in the recruitment, employment and promotion of all associates without regard to race, religion, sex, age, gender, minority, veterans, national origin or ancestry, sexual orientation and gender identity.