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Supply Chain Coordinator-ArcherDX

ArcherDX, INC. - Boulder, CO 80301

COMPANY SUMMARY:

ArcherDX, Inc., creates catalog and custom next-generation sequencing (NGS) assays that are purpose-built to identify mutations and gene fusions from clinical sample types. By combining novel enrichment chemistry, automated informatics, and user-friendly workflow, Archer™ products remove the bottlenecks associated with using next-gen sequencing in a translational setting.

 

POSITION SUMMARY:

We are looking for an experienced and motivated supply chain professional that has a background in supply chain and life sciences to join our team. This position will be responsible for the overall management of our consumable inventory, including planning, executing, monitoring and troubleshooting. This role will be responsible for data verification and entry including MO/WO closure and updating ERP information. This position requires high attention to detail and the ability to interface with suppliers.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

Job performance will involve a variety of activities including:

  • Collaborate with personnel in Logistics, Production, Quality, and Research by assisting with planning volume sizes, quantities and when to order by monitoring on-hand inventory, supplier lead times and fluctuating demand requirements.
  • Coordinate with Procurement team to decrease cost and consolidate and streamline consumable parts supply chain.
  • Identify and implement process improvements and efficiencies.
  • Maintain ERP with lead times and minimum stock quantity.
  • Data verification and entry into ERP.
  • Monitor open purchase orders, provide status updates and track supplier performance KPI’s.
  • Serve as the day-to-day point of contact with the suppliers(s) and participate in meetings and/or provide regular updates as needed.
  • Interact with suppliers to obtain material information, return nonconforming products, and support product manufacture and release.

EXPERIENCE:

  • 3 or more years of experience in the supply chain, inventory control, and management; preferably in managing liquid reagents for the medical device, biotech, or pharmaceutical industries.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Knowledge of enterprise resource planning (ERP)/materials resource planning (MRP) software
  • Exceptional attention to detail

 

KET ATTRIBUTES:

  • Experience working in regulated environments (ISO, FDA)
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to learn technical information provided in the training
  • Demonstrated ability to solve problems and work effectively in a team environment

EDUCATION:

  • Bachelors in life sciences or other relevant fields

Machine Shop Production Manager-Ball Aerospace

Ball Aerospace - Boulder, CO

 

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Who We Are:

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. For more information, visit http://www.ball.com/aerospace, Facebook or Twitter.

 

Qualifications:

Machine Shop Production Manager

This Manager position within the Mechanical Operations department and is responsible for ensuring the effective strategic and tactical execution of Ball Aerospace’s Machining capabilities.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Ensure the effective fabrication of aerospace hardware through the development and implementation of highly disciplined processes and protocols.
  • Optimize machining effectiveness by improving communication, equipment, and infrastructure.
  • Support the development of new manufacturing capabilities including multi-axis machining and 3D printing of various metals.
  • Supervise Machine shop operations and departmental functions and ensure all policies, procedures, and processes meet and support program and company objectives.
  • Staff and manage the performance of ~40 machinists working two shifts, creating an environment to encourage growth for an effective career path.
  • Support candidate recruiting with Talent Acquisition to include: interviewing, hiring, selection and onboarding process.
  • Manage ~650K budget to support machine shop operations.
  • Identify capital equipment requirements and develop business cases to support acquisition.
  • Establish, maintain, report, and action machining capability performance metrics that include safety, defects/hours, and on-time delivery.
  • Estimate machine shop piece parts within +/- 10% to assist in scheduling of hardware and to help fully understand capacity constraints.
  • Make business case decisions for make vs. buy of program hardware.
  • Work closely with Scheduling to communicate work center capacities and set priorities based on skillset
  • Write and conduct performance appraisals.
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Engineers and Scheduling to match machinist skills to the right job
  • Ensure the Machine Shop remains compliant to AS 9100 rev D.
  • 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 a related field plus 8 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.
  • Proven ability to set the tactical direction by aligning resources (people, facilities, equipment) to meet near term customer needs and concurrently develop longer term strategies to be in alignment with future business demands.
  • Positive, proactive, and passionate with demonstrated leadership skills in influencing, driving change, and motivating & developing people.
  • Excellent teaming skills as leader, member, facilitator, and coach to build bench strength/depth.
  • Demonstrated effective communication skills in order to build a customer service mindset among reports.
  • A bias for action in developing and implementing improvement plans to increase manufacturing yield and reduce fabrication set-up times.
  • Ability to influence resources outside span of control; ability to work in a complex matrixed organization.
  • An error prevention mindset - must demonstrate in words and actions the criticality of maintaining a world class quality record.
  • Effective listening skills and capable of resolving conflicts quickly with win-win solutions/outcomes. Ability to provide direct feedback & handle performance problems quickly.
  • Experience with Lean, 6S, BSI and AS9100 rev D.
  • Strong working knowledge of Mastercam, Agile, IFS scheduling, process data collection, Velocity, and all machining processes.
  • In addition to the typical educational and experience requirements, a demonstrated capability to adequately perform the essential functions and responsibilities of the position and exhibit the skills and competencies of the grade level should be considered.
  • Additive manufacturing experience highly desirable.

 

Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office or production environment.
  • Exposure to loud noises common to a machine shop environment.
  • May be required to wear protective equipment such as safety glasses and safety shoes as required.
  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.

 

Relocation:

Relocation for this position is Available

 

EEO Statement:

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.

 

Manufacturing Planner-Lockheed Martin

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, Space is a pioneer, partner, innovator and builder. Our amazing men and women are on a mission to make a difference in the world. Every single day we use our unique skills and experiences to craft, design and build solutions to some of the worlds’ hardest engineering problems. Our culture encourages employees to dream big, perform with excellence and build incredible products. We provide the resources, support, and the focus. You bring the passion and courage to envision limitless possibilities and we’ll build a better tomorrow with you.

Are you passionate about making a difference? Are you looking for a growth opportunity where you can apply your expertise to a very important mission? We are a stellar company that will be putting astronauts on Mars, creating 3D printed satellites, launching payloads that learn in orbit, and developing national defense systems. Come, join our Manufacturing Planning team in the dynamic world of Lockheed Martin Space. Here, we are driven by innovation and integrity. By applying the highest standards of business ethics and a forward-thinking mindset, we believe everything is within our reach – and yours - as a Lockheed Martin employee.

Our facility in Littleton, CO has an immediate opportunity for an early career level Manufacturing Support Team Member (Planner/Scheduler) to join our mission within the Denver Mechanical Manufacturing Center (MMC) performing specifically as a Production Planning and Control (PP&C) Make Part Planner. You will part of a team that supports manufacturing operations and will collaborate frequently with manufacturing engineers, technicians, and other key essential team members supporting manufacturing. This role will require you to be organized with exceptional attention-to-detail skills.

Summary of key duties for this position:

  • You will perform planning, execution and maintenance of demand and supply orders for assigned material components and subassemblies
  • You will schedule and release material requests to inventory stores
  • You will support the assembly area with consumable materials
  • You will maintain the ERP system integrity to drive accurate material and production schedules
  • You will identify and resolve material availability and supply chain issues
  • You will provide timely status of work products and/or problem identification and resolution
  • You will interface with manufacturing, engineering, quality, receiving inspection, procurement, and inventory management personnel to ensure product support requirements are met
  • You will present overall material and end item status to MMC management and customers


Our employees working in this level of position typically have 2 - 5 years of professional experience.

Benefits you can enjoy include:
To promote the sharing of ideas, Lockheed Martin champions an inclusive work environment that encourages 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.

  • Medical
  • Dental
  • 401k
  • Paid time off
  • 25 three-day weekends
  • Work/life balance
  • Career development
  • Mentorship opportunities
  • Rewards & recognition


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

Lockheed Martin is an Equal Opportunity Employer. You 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.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree
  • 1-2 years of professional experience with material planning in a manufacturing environment

 

  • US citizenship required for access to the facility.

Desired Skills:

  • Prefer a Bachleors degree in a Business Operations or Supply Chain Management type discipline

 

  • 2 years of demonstrated experience with inventory planning or supply chain management

 

  • Experience with SAP for Material Requirements Planning

 

  • Training / Certifications (e.g. APEX, APICS, Six Sigma Green Belt)

 

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

 

Production/Inventory Control Manager-Stolle Machinery

Stolle Machinery - Denver, CO

Stolle Machinery Company is the world’s leading supplier of two piece can and end-making machinery for the global can making industry. Our high speed machines can be found in can plants around the world performing the value-added functions of the can making process. In addition to supplying individual machines, we design, install and support complete can and end lines for beverage and food cans.

The Production/Inventory Control Manager is responsible for planning operations (OE and large retrofit kits) and developing an inventory control plan to support operations.

Understand Planning and Inventory in the customer engineered and assembled to order environment and have a detailed knowledge of production and inventory control including: MRP, Kanban, various order point methods, forecasting methods and production/inventory metrics, reporting and performance evaluation.

 

  • The role will have approximately six to eight direct reports and report directly to the Sr. Director of Operations. Knowledge of ERP systems is required and ability to demonstrate mastery of IFS production system with a short period of time.

We offer our employees a competitive salary and comprehensive benefits package and are always looking for individuals with the talent and skills required to contribute to our continued growth and success. EOE
Please visit our website at www.stollemachinery.com

Job Type: Full-time

 

Experience:

  • relevant: 7 years (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location

Benefits:

  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Tuition reimbursement

Pay frequency:

  • Every other week

Paid Training:

  • Yes

Shift:

  • Day

Employees working per shift:

  • 11 or more

Pay Frequency:

  • Bi weekly or Twice monthly

Schedule:

  • Monday to Friday