Master Supply Planner

Ball Corporation Westminster , CO 80035

Posted 3 weeks ago

Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable aluminum packaging solutions for beverage, personal care and household products customers, as well as aerospace and other technologies and services primarily for the U.S. government. Ball Corporation and its subsidiaries employ 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. For more information, visit, or connect with us on Facebook or Twitter.

Primary purpose of the position:

Develop production plans and inventory strategies for beverage packaging products across a manufacturing network that encompasses North and Central America.

Essential Responsible Areas:

  • Responsible for development of master production schedules for multiple plants across the Beverage Packaging North and Central America network. The master production schedules will ensure maximum manufacturing efficiencies as well as optimal inventory levels while enabling delivery to customer requirements.

  • Directs distribution of inventory throughout the network to ensure inventory is available to meet customer delivery requirements.

  • Works with management and inventory planners to develop safety stock and inventory strategies for assigned products.

  • Works with management to enhance business processes and identify opportunities to improve operational efficiencies. Develops and implements continuous improvement practices and LEAN management methodologies across our production planning and scheduling processes.

  • Coordinate across the supply network in lead-time-reduction activities to achieve the projected planned schedule requirements, and support industry best-in-class production lead time.

  • Identify deviations from established plans, and develop recovery plans.

  • Monitor S&OP plans to ensure alignment with the master production schedule.

  • Communicate master production schedules with manufacturing & plant management.

  • Measure, analyzes and reports key process metrics. Monitors adherence to key performance indicators (KPIs).

  • Develop, monitor and communicate reports on inventory and process execution to business unit and supply chain organizations, while driving continuous improvement.

  • Maintains business data to support production planning, inventory reporting and manufacturing systems.

Position Requirement & competencies:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience

  • Job related experience for 5 years minimum

  • Working knowledge of the following areas: JD Edwards, Oracle Value Chain Planning, APICS Production and Inventory planning methodologies, Microsoft Office

Demonstrate Ball Leadership Behaviors

  • Inspire

  • Demonstrates Self-Awareness: Uses a combination of feedback and self-reflection to gain productive insight into personal strengths and weaknesses


  • Instils Trust: Gains the confidence and trust of others through honesty, integrity and authenticity

  • Interpersonal Intelligence: Relates openly and comfortably with diverse groups of people


  • Demonstrated Results: Consistently achieves results even under tough circumstances

Equal Opportunity Employer

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

Nearest Major Market: Denver

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Master Supply Planner

Ball Corporation