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Category Manager - Strategic Sourcing - CAPEX

Posted by admin on 04/06/2021 9:00 am  /   NEW POSTED JOBS

Ball Aerospace - Westminster, CO 80021

 

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$105,500 - $145,500 a year

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Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, Ball Aerospace pioneers discoveries that enable our customers to perform beyond expectation and protect what matters most.


We create innovative space solutions, enable more accurate weather forecasts, drive insightful observations of our planet, deliver actionable data and intelligence, and ensure those who defend our freedom go forward bravely and return home safely.


The Operations Strategic Support Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution – from technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and test operations, facilities management, and information technology services.


Supply Chain Category Manager - Strategic Sourcing - CAPEX


Ball Aerospace is looking for a new Indirect Strategic Sourcing member that will drive operational efficiencies and cost savings. This position will lead initiatives across the company that will result in hard and soft cost savings, both are critically important. We are growing fast and need to catch up our supply chain structure and processes to support this growth. Our team is smaller yet has a huge impact on the day to day operations of the company. This position is category specific but will benefit from general strategic sourcing process knowledge so that it can be applied across key areas of spend. If you’re looking for a chance to make a huge difference, with leadership that has an open mind, this position is calling your name. Our CAPEX category is not yet fully built out and may have other categories added underneath.

 

What You’ll Do:


  • Develop and implement Supply Chain Strategic Sourcing activities.
  • Execute RFx steps within the Strategic Sourcing process.
  • Produce baseline, market analysis, current supplier analysis, build strategies, negotiate, write and execute contracts.
  • Develop supplier, category, and contract management.
  • Develop and deploy applicable technology solutions to sourcing activities and general business processes.
  • Fulfill savings, process improvements and enhanced business terms.
  • Communicate across multiples departments to gain consensus for hard and soft cost savings.
  • Work with operational leaders to understand business processes and structure to improve.
  • Develop and implement new operational processes.
  • Use quantitative/qualitative skills to analyze and manage large quantities of data to understand trends and opportunities.
  • Work directly with suppliers to understand new and better initiatives.
  • Develop, monitor, and produce savings tracking methods and processes.
  • Establish and maintain supplier quality management system.
  • Manage CAPEX projection plans.
  • Develop CAPEX management structure, partnered with applicable business unit, to standardize manufacturers, parts list and buying process.
  • Manage team members to make sure purchase orders are processed to vendors in a timely manner.
  • Pay critical attention to detail with thorough checking to maintain high quality information.
  • Maintain a regular and predictable work schedule.
  • Establish and maintain effective working relationships within the department, the Strategic Business Units, Strategic Support Units and the Company. Interact appropriately with others in order to maintain a positive and productive work environment.
  • Perform other duties as necessary.


What You’ll Need:


  • BS/BA in related field plus 10 or more years related experience.
  • Each higher-level degree, i.e., Master’s Degree or Ph.D., may substitute for two years of experience. Related technical experience may be considered in lieu of education. Degree must be from a university, college, or school which is accredited by an agency recognized by the US Secretary of Education, US Department of Education.
  • 5 or more years of recent Strategic Sourcing experience preferred.
  • Project management skills and ability to manage from baselining, implementation, and ongoing management of the category.
  • Ability to multitask and be open to side projects that may not always be directly related to Sourcing activities.
  • Ability to work and problem solve independently.
  • Strong contract experience.
  • Experience in process mapping preferred.
  • Process engineering skills preferred.
  • This position may require occasional work outside standard first shift hours due to customer needs and requirements.


Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, cleanroom, or production floor.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.
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Relocation for this position is available.


Compensation & Benefits:


  • HIRING SALARY RANGE:
    $105,500 - $145,500 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)
  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste https://bit.ly/3pNSnxv into your browser or visit our careers site.


US CITIZENSHIP MAY BE REQUIRED


Ball Aerospace 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.


Procurement Data Analyst

Posted by admin on 04/06/2021 8:58 am  /   NEW POSTED JOBS

Ball Corporation - Westminster, CO 80021

 

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$68,000 - $101,500 a year

Job Type

Full-time

 

Full Job Description

Ball Corporation manufactures aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care and household products, and provides aerospace and other technologies for commercial and government customers. We have been in business for over 140 years and is leading the charge in creating solutions that keep our planet healthy. Ball Corp has been nationally recognized as a leading company in the creation of sustainable products (Fast Company World Changing Ideas award) as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes Magazine.) Join our team of over 18,000 people worldwide in our quest to make the world a cleaner and healthier place. BE BIGGER THAN YOURSELF. BE UNSTOPPABLE. BE AN INSPIRATION. JOIN US IN MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.

 

Job Description

The Data Analyst’s primary purpose is to analyze and interpret data, creating information and insights to enable procurement decisions.


What will you be responsible for?

  • Establishing data request templates for efficient and effective intake of requests from procurement colleagues and management
  • Work with colleagues and management to understand business analysis needs and clearly document requirements for analyses to be developed
  • Develop processes and tools for initial and ongoing data collection in support of business analysis requirements not addressed by current systems
  • Work with IT, Finance and other stakeholders as needed to develop extracts from current business applications and data sources
  • Work with colleagues and management to identify data problems and implement remedies as needed
  • Using digital tools and techniques, analyze data, interpret results and provide ongoing analysis
  • Define advanced data collection and analysis processes, including digital and AI approaches
  • Deliver reporting capabilities to address category management, regional and business unit information needs
  • Provide functional and category analytics both routinely and on an ad-hoc basis as required
  • Optimize statistical accuracy and reliability by continuously improving data collection approaches, analysis processes, and related strategies. Synthesize, summarize, and interpret information from multiple sources (historical, forecast, internal and external)
  • Identify, analyze, and interpret trends or patterns in complex data sets
  • Identify and propose process improvement opportunities based on analysis findings


What are we looking for?

  • Undergraduate degree required. Graduate degree and/or a specialization in analytics or data science a plus
  • 3-5 years of work experience in similar data analysis roles
  • Background in consulting a plus
  • Ability to analyze large data sets and recognize patterns in data, information, or events to draw logical conclusions and make recommendations
  • Strong research, analytical, and problem-solving skills, including but not limited to quantitative (financial and non-financial) and qualitative analysis of internal and external data to support the strategies of the Procurement organization
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills with the ability to present information in a clear and concise manner and to create comprehensive presentations
  • Strong knowledge of and experience with advanced digital/AI tools in business intelligence (e.g. Tableau, Qlik, Power BI) and data analysis (e.g. Alteryx, SAS)
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, Word, and PowerPoint


Preferred Qualifications

  • Ability to gather requirements and information from various sources, interpret patterns and trends using advanced digital tools and methods, and provide comprehensive overviews to support internal stakeholders. Contributes to improving methods and processes the company uses to obtain and analyze data by providing recommendations to enhance the quality and efficiency of Ball’s business applications and data sources.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $ 68,000 - $101,500 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation: This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx). All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in “@ball.com.” Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes. If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at https://jobs.ball.com/.


If you have applied to a position and have been asked for personal information through LinkedIn, please notify LinkedIn directly.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans


Regional Procurement Category Manager

Posted by admin on 04/06/2021 8:57 am  /   NEW POSTED JOBS

Ball Corporation - Westminster, CO 80021

 

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$86,500 - $132,000 a year

Job Type

Full-time

 

Full Job Description

Ball Corporation manufactures aluminum packaging for beverage, personal care and household products, and provides aerospace and other technologies for commercial and government customers. We have been in business for over 140 years and is leading the charge in creating solutions that keep our planet healthy. Ball Corp has been nationally recognized as a leading company in the creation of sustainable products (Fast Company World Changing Ideas award) as well as one of America's Best Employers for Diversity (Forbes Magazine.) Join our team of over 18,000 people worldwide in our quest to make the world a cleaner and healthier place. BE BIGGER THAN YOURSELF. BE UNSTOPPABLE. BE AN INSPIRATION. JOIN US IN MAKING THE WORLD A BETTER PLACE.


Job Description

The primary responsibility of the Global Category Manager is to lead the full category management lifecycle process for large, global categories, including development of the detailed category management strategy and identification of opportunities.


What will you be responsible for?

  • Leads the full category management lifecycle process for large, global categories including gathering, analyzing, and reporting on key market intelligence, developing a long-term, multi-year category strategy and development and evaluation of “go to market” strategies.
  • Leverages multiple sources of market intelligence and data to make data-informed decisions.
  • Develops a comprehensive view of the balance between supply and demand and actively monitors market conditions on an ongoing basis in order to make informed decisions.
  • Has responsibility for the development and evaluation of “go to market” strategies for global categories and can achieve creative commercial outcomes through negotiation planning and successful execution by directing cross functional teams of stakeholders
  • Able to work across business units and engage with Regional Category teams and leadership to facilitate positive outcomes for the organization
  • Leads the performance management process for global suppliers, including regular business reviews
  • Proactively reports progress against global sourcing goals/for the specified period
  • Interacts with and aligns with Global Business Leaders (Commercial, Operations, Engineering, Finance, IT), Regional Category
  • Managers and regional leadership regarding category strategies and execution of global categories.


What are we looking for?

  • Bachelor’s degree with master’s degree or advanced certification (e.g., MBA, CPM, CPSM, CPSC, PMP) preferred
  • A minimum of eight (8) years of progressively increasing responsibility in Sourcing, Category Management, Supply Chain Management, Finance, Management Consulting, or business-related operations in a global environment.
  • At least 4 years of experience with specific category(ies) is required.
  • Deep understanding of category management, strategic sourcing, and supplier relationship management principles and application
  • Advanced financial analytical skills and experience in enhancing value through negotiations
  • Strategic orientation, inquisitive, comfortable with ambiguity, and self-motivated to identify trends and improvement opportunities aligned with business objectives and strategic plans
  • Ability to build effective relationships, influence peers and key stakeholders, and built consensus
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to tailor messages to the given audience, present information in a clear and concise manner
  • Strong problem solving and analytical skills with ability to extract key themes, determine root causes, develop creative solutions, and craft concise messages
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, and multitask in a flexible, fast-paced and challenging environment
  • Advanced Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word skills is highly desired
  • Knowledge of current principles, practices, and methods pertaining to procurement
  • Knowledge of analytics and market research methods
  • Knowledge of advanced negotiation tactics


Preferred Qualifications

  • This role will also own the category strategy implementation and execution activities, will define the annual goals, and will be the primary owner of the management of the supplier relationship process. This role will work closely with their regional counterparts and stakeholders to ensure that the strategies are executed to the benefit of the company.


Compensation & Benefits:

  • Hiring Salary Range: $ 86,500 - 132,000 (Salary to be determined by the applicant’s education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity and alignment with market data.)
  • Other Compensation: This role will be eligible to participate in the annual incentive compensation plan.
  • Regular Full-Time Salaried and Hourly positions: Ball includes a comprehensive benefits structure, Go to our career site and click "Total Rewards" to learn more.


Ball Corporation has been made aware of reports involving fraudulent job offers. These often appear legitimate, but Ball does not make job offers until after a candidate has submitted a job application and has participated in a face-to-face interview (In person or via WebEx). All email correspondence from Ball Corporation ends in “@ball.com.” Please also be advised that Ball will never request payment or require candidates to deposit a check during the recruitment and onboarding processes. If you have questions about any open positions at Ball, please visit our careers website at https://jobs.ball.com/.


If you have applied to a position and have been asked for personal information through LinkedIn, please notify LinkedIn directly.


Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans


Procurement Operations Manager

Posted by admin on 04/06/2021 8:55 am  /   NEW POSTED JOBS

Danone - Broomfield, CO

 

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$75,000 - $99,000 a year

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About the Job:

Our Procurement team finds strategic approaches to procuring key resources for Danone like milk, water and plastic. As a part of this team, you will work with colleagues to find suppliers and resources that fit with our business goals, promote a circular economy and support Danone’s One Planet, One Health vision. As part of Procurement Operations, you are responsible for the performance of the upstream supply chain between a pool of Danone business units and Danone Suppliers. You ensure the efficiency of Supply Chain activities, animating Procurement internal stakeholders (buyers, front office…) and Procurement partners (business units, suppliers) on their performance. Reporting to the Supply Chain Integration Senior Manager, you are autonomous on your pool of countries to define and implement transversal improvement action plans (KPIs monitoring, process upgrade, digital transformation…). Key contributor for the upstream S&OP processes of your countries, you animate forecast accuracy /variance analysis and communicate the vision to all Procurement teams and suppliers. You will also guarantee the consistency and efficiency of the core model (global + local) through animation of local/central teams + process design.

Key responsibilities are:

  • Support the Post-Go-Live High-Care period & responsible for business stabilization.
  • Procurement Monthly Operations Meeting - Monitor the monthly KPIs (blocked invoices, master data, suppliers performance…).
  • DanGO Business Process Owner
  • Follow-up action plans with material planning teams / global & local front & back office teams / central procurement operations teams / regional category activation managers & buyers.
  • Escalation point for issue resolution on procurement operations processes such as contract creation.
  • Analyze monthly the raws & pack forecast deviations in Horizon with the 2 material planning teams (dairy + plant-based) – ensure forecast accuracy for buyers/suppliers.

Other tasks & responsibilities:

  • Taking the role of Business Process Owner for selected processes.
  • Propose process improvements and drive simplification and/or harmonization projects.
  • KPIs calculation and adhoc analysis on business unit or supplier performance.

The base compensation range for this position is $75,000-99,000. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options.

About You:

You will have:

  • Supply Chain educational background
  • 5 years of experience in Supply Planning or Material Planning.
  • Strong communication skills and able to connect with diversity group of stakeholders at all levels (up to VP level)
  • Transversal management skills, ability to build win-win solutions with counter parts
  • Pragmatic mindset - process and system orientated
  • Strong entrepreneurial mindset and intercultural skills
  • Strong communicator; Fluent in English
  • Customer centric and results-orientated
  • Consulting skills, concrete and pragmatic approach

About Us:

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of the largest Certified B Corp™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.


Sourcing Manager, Capex, MRO & Industrial Services

Posted by admin on 04/06/2021 8:54 am  /   NEW POSTED JOBS

Danone - Broomfield, CO

 

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$75,000 - $99,000 a year

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About the Job:
Our Procurement team finds strategic approaches to procuring key resources for Danone like milk, water and plastic. As a part of this team, you will work with colleagues to find suppliers and resources that fit with our business goals, promote a circular economy and support Danone’s One Planet, One Health vision.

As part of the North American Indirect Sourcing team, the Sourcing Manager within the CAPEX and Industrial Services team will be responsible for strategic category management of MRO and Industrial Services spend for Danone. This position will be responsible for implementing the strategic vision of creating and leading a strong plant purchasing community to include developing and deploying company standard purchasing processes, implementing corporate initiatives at the site level, training on supplier relationship management, and working towards leading a centralized MRO purchasing organization. The ideal candidate will have proven experience creating processes, reducing complexity, driving efficiency and producing savings within the category and in partnership with stakeholders. Hands on experience with plant MRO purchasing/maintenance/inventory systems such as Maximo, MVP or SAP PM is highly valued. This role is a critical enabler for both North American and Global initiatives. Developing a close partnership with internal resources, cross functional stakeholders, and suppliers is critical to the success of this role in addition to researching and understanding industry best practices and working with an extended team to deliver an aligned vision.

Position Location:
For External hires: The position will be based in Broomfield CO. External Hires with a high level of MRO expertise (4+ yrs managing the category) and industry experience may potentially be based at any Danone location.

For Internal Hires: This position may be based at any Danone location.

Travel:
Flexibility to travel across North America for 25% to 30% of work days.

Position Functions:

MRO and Industrial Services Category Management (Spare Parts, Services, and Operating supplies for manufacturing plants)

  • Develop executable sourcing strategies
  • Create and present robust data spend analysis
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to develop sourcing strategies for respective categories
  • Support growth through external partnerships that deepen collaboration and foster innovation
  • Identify opportunities to maximize Total Cost of Ownership (TCO)
  • Drive sourcing decisions through developing, adopting, facilitating, and implementing tools and process
  • Define sourcing strategy through market analysis to identify best practices, identify gaps, risks and opportunities
  • Experience with spend visibility tools or other analytical tools preferred
  • Experience with financial savings/spend tracking and reporting preferred

Contract Management

  • Develop and launch RFQs / RFPs (request for quotation/proposal) to select suppliers in targeted categories
  • Analyze the proposals and make recommendations to key internal stakeholders
  • Anticipate and address stakeholder concerns to ensure full alignment on direction
  • Negotiate business terms, as well as legal terms and conditions
  • Draft contracts. Lead contract approval process activities
  • Partner with key stakeholders to monitor and ensure contractual compliance
  • Experience with e-sourcing/e-procurement preferred

Supplier Performance Management

  • Implement and/or maintain supplier performance programs to track supplier partnership results and overall benefit to the company.
  • Understand supplier’s positioning with the company and within the industry and develop subsequent relationship and sourcing strategies.
  • Develop KPI’s, define objectives of the relationship and ensure clarity with suppliers on how to quantify, track and report on those metrics.
  • Collaborate with global team where applicable to assess performance of suppliers
  • Correct issues where needed and manage action plans

Project Management

  • Lead productivity/savings projects from development through implementation and on-going results tracking
  • Participate in Global initiatives to implement value generation for the business
  • Monitor, review and communicate project status

Budget & Productivity Management

  • Manage suppliers and spend within assigned categories, prioritized by opportunity
  • Identify new projects to create Cost Out Value In (COVI) opportunities, validate with finance, seek and attain buy-in for these projects, build budget with other functions, realize and track the productivities on a monthly basis.

Sustainable Breakthrough

  • Pursue ‘breakthrough’ ideas that will help redefine the way we work to ensure we reduce our impact on the environment and improve our impact on the community

The base compensation range for this position is $75,000-99,000. Danone North America additionally offers a performance-based bonus and has a strong benefits package including Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug Coverage, 401k Plan, Wellness Program, Life Insurance, Tuition Reimbursement, Flexible Time Off, and Paid Parental Bonding Leave, among other benefit plan options.

About You:

You will have:

  • Minimum of 6 -8 years’ experience in strategic purchasing, supply chain, finance, manufacturing or operations with demonstrated skills in supplier relationship management, communication and cross-functional alignment
  • Indirect sourcing experience in CAPEX, MRO or industrial services, or extensive equivalent manufacturing environment experience in maintenance, engineering, or plant finance.
  • Effective cross functional project leadership, negotiation, collaboration skills, analytical and communication skills are expected.
  • Engineering manufacturing, plant maintenance, inventory or plant controller (finance) backgrounds are also a strong asset and could be considered in lieu of MRO/Industrial Services procurement experience.
  • Experience and knowledge of the MRO/industrial services industry is required
  • Hands on experience with purchasing systems such as Maximo, MVP or SAP PM strongly preferred
  • Ability to relate to, advocate for, advance and lead plant purchasing community in delivering corporate strategy and standardize process
  • Ability to develop strategic and sustainable initiatives and implement using thoughtful change management practices
  • Comfortable in facing ambiguity with resilience and tenacity
  • Demonstrated peer to peer leadership
  • Demonstrated cross functional leadership and ability to influence broader thought
  • Process oriented mindset and proven ability to develop and deploy standardized processes
  • Proven ability to implement corporate initiatives at the site level
  • Ability to navigate a matrixed organization and work collaboratively in a cross-functional, multi-cultural environment is required
  • Proactive, anticipating issues and opportunities
  • Rigorous data analysis capability and financial acumen
  • Ability to manage and prioritize varying topics simultaneously
  • High level of organization skills
  • Adaptable, positive and sense of perseverance
  • Experience in the food-processing industry is an asset
  • Language: English

About Us:

At Danone North America, you’ll work with some of the best-known food and beverage brands in the world like Activia, Silk, Horizon Organic, Two Good, Oikos, evian, and Happy Family. You’ll be part of one of the largest Certified B Corps™ in the world, working together to make sure our brands create real benefits for people, communities, and the planet. We have 6,000+ employees across the U.S. and Canada. Come join our movement for a healthier world: One Planet. One Health BY YOU.

Danone North America doesn’t just welcome what makes you unique, we value it. We’re proud to be an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All hires to our team are based on qualifications, merit and business needs. We recruit, employ, train and promote regardless of race, color, religion, disability, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, veteran status, genetic characteristic or any other protected status. Faithful to our values of openness and humanism, all of our employees share in the commitment to engage one another with dignity and respect.