Who We Are:
Ball Corporation supplies innovative, sustainable 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 more than 17,500 people worldwide and reported 2018 net sales of $11.6 billion. Ball is dedicated to creating an inclusive environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. Ball Corporation is committed to recruiting, training, compensating and promoting regardless of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, disability, age, or veteran status.
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Primary Purpose of Position:
Develop production plans and inventory strategies for beverage packaging products across a manufacturing network that encompasses North and Central America.
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.
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
Inspirational Role Model-Understands themselves and seeks opportunities to learn. Shows composure, responding consistently, openly, and courageously in all situations.
Authentic Leadership-Demonstrates humility in the way they lead others. Takes a stand for what is right and admits their mistakes.
Leadership Presence-Inspires trust in the broader organization. Acts on a sense of what the organization most needs to elevate its impact and move forward through complexity.
Relationship Builder-Listens and empathizes, engages a wide range of people. Embraces peoples' differences and helps every individual feel special and valued.
People Grower-Encourages leadership in others and takes risks to help others grow. Champions collaboration across the organization.
Culture Champion-Consciously evolves the culture to help secure the future of the business. Recognizes where behaviors need to change and how to change them.
Results Oriented-A desire to make things happen, sets stretch goals, and motivates others to achieve them. Always looking to create a better result for customers.
Future Catalyst-Communicates a vision of the future that compels others and helps them see around corners. Embraces change, takes risks, and seeks diverse perspectives.
Breakthrough Strategist-Sees connections others don't see. Translates this new insight into break-through strategies that open up new directions. Enrolls others in the new.
Relocation for this position is Available
Ball Corporation offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, ESPP, and retirement plans.
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans.