Articles

Manager Materials Planning & Inventory Control

Charlotte's Web - Louisville, CO

 

Apply On Company Site

Job Details

Job Location

Louisville - Louisville, CO

About Charlotte’s Web™:

Charlotte's Web™ products are made from our world-renowned hemp genetics grown 100% in the USA.
Founded by the Stanley Brothers of Colorado, Charlotte’s Web™ leads the industry in quality, safety, consistency and social responsibility to improve thousands of lives daily through the use of Charlotte's Web™.
At Charlotte’s Web™, we are driven by principles that extend far beyond the bottom line. It is our goal to provide products of the highest possible quality, while contributing to the sustainability of the communities we have the privilege of serving.

Position Summary:

Charlotte’s Web is currently seeking a Manager of Material Planning and Inventory Control. This role will oversee the Material Supply Planning and Inventory Control team. The incumbent will collaborate with and manage cross functional partnerships with Charlotte’s Web Supply Planning, S&OP, New Product Development, Packaging Engineering, Quality, Procurement, etc. for all operations aspects of material supply planning, including new production initiatives.

The Manager of Material Planning and Inventory Control will be responsible for ensuring material is available to fill customer orders at lowest landed cost, minimizing the amount of material and finished product that goes obsolete or short coded, and achieving targeted inventory levels. They are responsible for all aspects of continuity of supply and customer service while eliminating waste and reaching lowest possible landed costs.

The Manager of Material Planning and Inventory Control will be responsible for working cross-functionally with Sales, Marketing, Cultivation, etc. to set inventory targets, forecast usage, and model usage for multiple-years out for extract, bulk oil, and biomass products.

The Manager of Material Planning and Inventory Control will also be responsible for overseeing inventory control at all off-site locations, reconciling inventory each month, coordinating physical inventory counts as required, overseeing the annihilation process, and following all established protocols around accounting for any discrepancies.

The Manager of Material Planning and Inventory Control is also responsible for recruiting and developing talent through mentoring and apprenticeship.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Ensure all purchase orders are completed properly to fulfill production schedule and demand plan while mitigating supply chain disturbances (both upstream & down)
  • Provide guidance and direction to analysts on target efficiencies, target output, SKU prioritization, etc.
  • Work cross functionally to create a robust constrained plan for the delivery of service targets
  • Develop robust processes and works to give employees the opportunity to master the processes and the tools of Supply Planning
  • Perform inventory planning for seasonal products
  • Provide thorough production guidance, inventory policies and KPI tracking, and minimizes product and material obsolescence
  • Diagnose root causes to customer service and obsolescence issues: MRP settings, post-mortem analysis on forecast, inventory, production, etc.
  • Collaborate with Project Management, Sales, Marketing, Manufacturing and Purchasing on new projects to ensure material availability for product trials and launches
  • Reconcile inventory at all off-site locations on a monthly basis and researches, records, and receives approvals as required
  • Own, develop, and report on biomass, bulk oil and extract inventory
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelors Degree OR 5+ years equivalent experience
  • Supply Chain experience in progressively increasing roles of responsibility in a CPG environment
  • APICS certification preferred
  • Ability to manage and work well cross-functionally at all levels in the organization
  • Excellent customer relations skills
  • Excellent time management skills, able to prioritize multiple competing tasks
  • Understand total impact on financial supply chain figures when decisions are made
  • Use continuous improvement methodology
  • Systematic and analytical thinking
  • Strong project management approach
  • Self-motivated and has the ability to function with a high degree of independence
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (especially PowerPoint and Excel)
  • Creative and innovative problem-solving skills
  • Experience with Microsoft Dynamins NAV a plus

Compensation:

$71,300.00 - $119,200.00

Benefits:

We offer best-in-class benefits, including:

  • Company-Paid Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 3 Weeks of Paid Vacation Your First Year
  • 401K Match with Automatic Vesting
  • Up to 9 Weeks Paid Parental Leave
  • Self-Tailored Wellness Program
  • Generous Employee Discount

Charlotte’s Web™ provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training. Charlotte’s Web™ is an At-Will Employer.

Director Supply Chain - United Rotorcraft - Englewood, CO

Air Methods - Englewood, CO 80112

 

Apply On Company Site

Job Summary

Manages overall supply chain operations, including S&OP, procurement, vendor management, inventory planning and inventory management, material handling, kitting, shipping and receiving in support of the company’s various customer segments, and in compliance with applicable regulatory and/or federal requirements. Develops and executes strategies to improve overall QCD (quality/cost/delivery) performance of the company’s supply chain, and collaborates actively with all other company functions to optimize enterprise-wide demand and supply planning.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities include the following

  • Responsible for building and managing a peak performance supply chain organization focused on executing the company’s strategic and financial plans.
  • Manage critical vendor and partner relations to ensure availability and cost effectiveness of quality parts and services in support of the company’s on-time and on-budget objectives.
  • Identify and execute opportunities for cost savings and process improvements within the organization’s supply chain.
  • Manage and rationalize the approved vendor list (AVL) in order to support the company’s QCD objectives.
  • Coordinate with Safety & Quality to measure and manage vendor quality, including addressing non-conformities and their associated RCA/CAR process.
  • Support sales/BD efforts by initiating and organizing quotes for commercial and DoD compliant proposals.
  • Develop and manage the company’s S&OP (sales & operating planning) process to optimize the company’s ability to deliver its products and services on time and on budget, and ensure customer satisfaction:
  • Work with the sales/BD/programs functions to develop timely and reliable demand plans;
  • Work with operations/engineering/supply chain to develop timely and reliable supply plans;
  • Work with finance and management to identify financial impact of plan variances and adjustments;
  • Set the right S&OP schedule and cadence to ensure optimal planning of resources and continuous iteration of the plan in accordance with demand evolution
  • Lead strategic sourcing agreement negotiations with key vendors and execute contracts that protect the company’s financial interests and compliance obligations.
  • Ensure legal compliance with civil and federal regulations (domestic and international), including but not limited to Federal Acquisition Regulation Contractor Purchasing System requirements and Defense Priorities and Allocation System (DPAS).
  • Manage all logistics-related activities (shipping/receiving/kitting/material handling) in a manner consistent with a lean mindset, with focus on QCD performance, and in support of the company’s operational goals.
  • Plan and manage inventory to ensure all projects or customer requirements are produced/delivered on time and on budget, whilst minimizing the impact of inventory on working capital and maximizing inventory turns.
  • Other Duties as assigned

Additional Job Requirements

  • Regular scheduled attendance
  • Indicate the percentage of time spent traveling 15-20%

Subject to applicable laws and Air Method’s policies, regular attendance is an essential function of the position. All employees must follow Air Methods’ employment practices and policies.

Supervisory Responsibilities

Directly supervises employees in the Supply Chain Department. Carries out Supervisory responsibilities in accordance with the organization’s policies and applicable laws. Responsibilities include interviewing, selecting, hiring, and training employees, planning, assigning and directing work; appraising performance, rewarding and disciplining employees, addressing complaints and resolving problems. For Exempt Managers: Managers that carry out these responsibilities for two or more employees will have significant input in hiring and termination decisions.

Qualifications

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential function satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. In accordance with applicable laws, Air Methods will provide reasonable accommodations that do not create an undue burden so disabled employees may perform the essential functions of the position.

Education & Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A./B.S.) from four-year college or university;
  • 8-10 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Master’s Degree in Business or Supply Chain preferred
  • A proven track record in implementing and/or working in a functioning S&OP environment
  • Experience in developing and managing a vendor base and its performance in aviation (or similar engineered products or systems)

Skills

  • Excellent communication and presentation skills, both written and verbal
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a high degree of collaboration at all levels
  • Established development and mentoring skills for peers and subordinates
  • Proven leadership and execution skills
  • Cross-functional team player; ability to maintain cooperative and harmonious relationships with diverse customers externally and intra-company departments internally

Computer Skills

  • Advanced Microsoft Office Suite, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Working knowledge Visual ERP system preferred

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations

  • None

Air Methods is an EEO/AA employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Inventory Control Clerk

Leiters - Englewood, CO

 

Apply Now

This position reports directly to the Inventory Control Supervisor. The role is responsible for maintaining adequate inventory levels, stocking the production supply rooms, processing incoming raw materials, managing materials in the ERP system, and completing annual physical inventories. Moreover, the role is responsible for promoting our mission of improving patient outcomes with high quality outsourced pharmaceuticals.

 

Essential Functions:

Responsible for incoming materials processing and inventory management. Devises policies and procedures in the areas of inventory control.

  1. Performs light to medium material handling functions within the department, moving product and components within the department as required.
  2. Manages cycle counting of physical materials and ensures accuracy of stock levels.
  3. Maintains material data in ERP system and manages receipt of inventory through software transactions.
  4. Reconciles potential inventory losses, investigates shortages and discrepancies, and perform KPI indicator assessments.
  5. Processes rejected materials, and records information, as needed.
  6. Responsible for stock issuance and returns for production activities
  7. Works in other functions within the department, as needed.
  8. Able to lift up to 50 lbs. and stand for extended periods when required

 

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES:

None

 

EXPERIENCE AND NECESSARY SKILLS:

  1. High School Diploma, required. Bachelor’s degree desired
  2. Years of experience – 1-3 years in a pharmaceutical environment preferred
  3. APICs / CPIM certification strongly desired
  4. Knowledge of cGMP guidelines/standards required
  5. Demonstrated written and oral communications skills
  6. Ability to manage time and adhere to time frames
  7. Detail and accuracy oriented
  8. Computer abilities including data managing and shipping software
  9. Excellent organizational skills.
  10. Knowledge of processing materials in an ERP system

DOT HazMat Training desired.


About Leiters:

Leiters is a trusted FDA-registered 503B outsourcing provider of high-quality ophthalmology and hospital-based services. We are committed to providing healthcare professionals and their patients with high-quality medications. Our team of experts in sterile pharmaceutical manufacturing, repackaging, and pharmacy provides a sophisticated understanding of what it takes to elevate the quality and consistency of supply in outsourcing. We combine our team, our robust processes and our state-of-the-art outsourcing facilities to ensure the highest quality products and services. We believe the most important consumer of our products are patients, and patients have trusted Leiters with their health for nearly a century.

Senior Global Logistics Analyst

Terumo BCT, Inc. - Lakewood, CO 80401

 

Apply On Company Site

Date: Jul 29, 2020

Location: Lakewood, CO, US

Company: Terumo BCT, Inc.

Requisition ID: 26118

The Global Logistics Analyst is responsible for development and execution of key logistics projects and initiatives that will drive improvements, savings and value creation for global supply chain. This position will lead logistics projects, harmonize processes, and implement key initiatives across the business.

ESSENTIAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Support the Global Logistics strategy with the overall business goals and objectives.
  • Maintain and enhance Global Logistics KPIs and trend analysis to support the organization to drive improvements in cost and performance.
  • Responsible for continuous improvements and lead incident investigation related to logistics.
  • Responsible for leveraging best practices in logistics across the regions.
  • Provide support for Global Logistics transportation and warehouse supplier RFQs (Request for Quotations) and agreements.
  • Provide support for Global Logistics Projects as required.
  • Coordinate special shipment: freight quotes, insurance, equipment, timing, non-SAP shipments.
  • Provide support on global tariff classification, customs procedures, trade compliance and free trade agreements.
  • Provide operational oversight and monitoring of logistics service providers (warehouses and carriers) on global scale.
  • Analyze sales forecast data and prepare detailed reports to carriers for capacity reservation.
  • Analyze inventory data and drive gains in efficiency.
  • Analyze customer order data and work with regional supply chain teams to improve performance and processes.
  • Support the management of the Global Logistics supplier agreements, relationships, processes, and systems.
  • In line with Terumo BCT Core Competencies:

Ensures Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Plans and Aligns, Instills Trust

WHO ARE WE LOOKING FOR?

  • Bachelor’s degree or, e quivalent of education and experience sufficient to successfully perform the essential functions of the job may be considered.
  • SAP system expertise preferred.
  • Strong interpersonal and negotiation skills.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with suppliers on all aspects of the business including agreements, processes, pricing, purchase orders, returns, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze data and prepare detailed reports.
  • Six sigma certificate is a plus.

We are proud to be an Equal Opportunity Affirmative Action Employer. All applicants will be afforded equal opportunity without discrimination because of race, color, religion, sex, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, marital status, order of protection status, national origin or ancestry, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability unrelated to ability, military status or an unfavorable discharge from military service.

Terumo BCT is committed to providing a safe and secure working environment. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing and detailed background verification checks. To this end, all employment offers for positions in the U.S. are conditional upon successful completion of Terumo BCT's pre-employment screening process. As of January 1, 2017 the Terumo BCT Lakewood, Colorado location will be a tobacco-free workplace. For more information about Terumo BCT, visit our website www.terumobct.com/careers .


Join Terumo BCT as we unlock the potential of blood. We are a global leader in blood component and cellular technologies, and the only company with the unique combination of apheresis collections, manual and automated whole blood processing, and pathogen reduction coupled with leading technologies in therapeutic apheresis and cell processing. We believe in the potential of blood to do even more for patients than it does today. This belief inspires our innovation and strengthens our collaboration with customers.

As the largest medical device manufacturing company headquartered in Colorado, we are home to more than 2,300 associates and our products are in use in more than 125 countries and territories. Our Global footprint includes more than 5,500 associates and partners with regional headquarters in Brussels, Buenos Aires, Singapore and Tokyo.

Our company has almost $1B in annual revenues and has been voted and recognized as:

  • Largest corporate sponsor in Rocky Mountain Region for Leukemia and Lymphoma Society (LLS)
  • Winner of the Association for Talent Development (ATD) BEST Award for providing exceptional employee learning and talent development (2011 & 2012)
  • One of Colorado’s Healthiest Employers by Denver Business Journal (2014 & 2015)
  • Recipient of the Way to Go Employer award through the Denver Regional Council of Governments (DRCOG) 2015

Our award-winning culture embraces:

  • Leading technology through innovation and R&D
  • Wellness programs
  • Commitment to quality
  • An environment that values, respects and rewards your individual contributions
  • A philosophy of intentional growth and responsiveness to world health issues

Click Here to see what our associates have to say about our culture.

Each associate has a positive impact on our future by:

  • Connecting to the lives of the patients we ultimately serve
  • Growing through professional and leadership development activities
  • Sharing company success through incentive plans

If you are the best at what you do and want to do work that is changing the delivery of healthcare globally, we invite you to work with us now to see how we can unlock your potential.

Materials Specialist I (Contract)

Sierra Nevada Corporation - Centennial, CO 80112

 

Contract

Apply On Company Site

 

We are seeking an entry-level Materials Specialist with a high school diploma or GED equivalent. In this challenging, fast-paced environment, you'll have the opportunity to apply your knowledge and experience to support the design and creation of the most groundbreaking aerospace and defense technologies - those that exist today and those that will shape tomorrow. What to look forward to: As a Materials Specialist, you will be using your skills and expertise to receive, stock, issue, and transport our materials to ensure timely execution of our program milestones. Your technical responsibilities will include maintaining inventory accuracy utilizing Material Management Accounting Software. You'll develop and apply powerful analytical skills by creating and manipulating complex inventory and material reports.

At SNC’s ISR, Aviation and Security (IAS) team we are a leading manned and unmanned aircraft systems integrator for high-performance intelligence, surveillance and reconnaissance, and aviation systems. IAS tailors solutions to customer cost, performance, and schedule requirements and designs to consistently exceed expectations and provide a turnkey approach to enable our customers to focus on their mission. Learn more about IAS

Must-haves:
High school diploma or GED equivalent
A higher level degree may substitute for experience
Related experience may be considered in lieu of required education
Valid driver's license
The ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance required

Preferred:
Experience with Microsoft Excel
Basic knowledge of Supply Chain Methodology
Working knowledge of Inventory Management Best Practices
Ability to drive a forklift
Familiarity/training regarding Government Property Handling & Regulations

Important Notice:
This position requires the ability to obtain and maintain a Secret U.S. Security Clearance. U.S. Citizenship status is required as this position needs an active U.S. Security Clearance for employment. Non-US citizens may not be eligible to obtain a security clearance. The Department of Defense Consolidated Adjudications Facility (DoD CAF), a federal government agency, handles the adjudicative aspects of the security clearance eligibility process for industry applicants. Adjudicative factors which affect the outcome of the eligibility determination include, but are not limited to, allegiance to the US, foreign influence, foreign preference, criminal conduct, security violations and illegal drug use.

At Sierra Nevada Corporation (SNC) we deliver customer-focused technology and best-of-breed integrations in the aerospace and defense sectors. SNC has been honored as one of the most innovative U.S. companies in space, a Tier One Superior Supplier for the U.S. Air Force, and as one of America’s fastest-growing companies. Learn more about SNC

Sierra Nevada Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer
– Minority / Female / Disability / Veteran, or any other protected status
pursuant to applicable local, state or federal law, ordinance or regulation.