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From: Heidi Kuhn <heidi.kuhn@rmoug.org>
Subject: [misc] Ball job posting - Functional Consultant, Value Chain Planning (654537)
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Date: Sat Jan 9 23:25:33 2016

FYI - Heidi (remember, this is a list server, so please respond directly to the person at the bottom since they are not on the list server)

Functional Consultant, Value Chain Planning (654537)
Ball Corporation is a supplier of high-quality metal packaging for beverage, food and household products customers, and of aerospace and other technologies and services, primarily for the U.S. government.  Our approximately 15,000 knowledgeable, motivated and customer-focused employees share Ball's high regard for mutual respect, integrity and ethical conduct.
Founded in 1880, Ball Corporation was originally known for the glass canning jars your grandmothers used to use.  Today, Ball makes packaging that enables delivery of safe, nutritious food and beverages and convenient household products to consumers around the world.  Ball Aerospace is known for its contributions in support of space and Earth science, exploration, national security and intelligence programs.
Ball Corporation is headquartered at the foot of the Rocky Mountains in Broomfield, Colo., where skiing, mountain biking, hiking, climbing and other outdoor sports are world-renowned.  Around the world, we have operations in North and South America, Europe and Asia.

What you’ll do:
  • Responsible for identifying, prioritizing, and analyzing cross-system business process re-engineering recommendations in order to refine or define new or enhanced technology solutions. Demonstrates a continuous improvement mindset, overall.
  • Formalizes, authors, maintains, and communicates software development requirements according to Software Development Lifecycle (SDLc) protocols.
  • Provides system and/or user acceptance testing and results documentation for software solutions moving through the SDLc.
  • Provides leadership and in-house consultancy for process improvement efforts related to the support of information delivery and core IT services.
  • Responsible for impact analysis of process improvement efforts; provides leadership in the implementation and execution of technology solutions to complex business problems.
  • Defines cross-system solutions which map to re-engineered business processes.
  • Participates in workshops and engagements involving business process modeling. Utilizes Kaizen, Lean or Six Sigma models to drive innovative solutions.
  • Works closely with the business by participating in process re-engineering which could result in systems enhancements and/or process re-alignment.
  • Performs impact analyses of goals, metrics, and SLAs as they relate to process improvement efforts.
  • Gathers, defines, verifies, and documents business priorities and plans projects to support business improvement projects.
  • Works closely with technical and business representatives to translate business requirements into software and business process solutions.
  • Leads design sessions to support prototyping new systems and/or existing systems solutions for new business opportunities.
  • Proactively determines system deficiencies and recommends process/system improvements.
  • Provides project team guidance from definition and throughout the rollout of projects, service and activities to meet business requirements and objectives.
  • Supports all existing systems to meet the business requirements surrounding cost, quality and Service Level Agreement (SLA) targets.
  • Supports analysis and design of systems specifications, data requirements. Develops processes and procedures to support business unit processes and workflows.
  • Performs training for business personnel when necessary.
  • Responsible for demonstrating, initiating, leading, and/or participating in continuous process improvement activities with business teams.
  • Under general direction, must be aware of and follow the appropriate security controls and procedures, disaster recovery procedures, and risk mitigation procedures to cost effectively protect information system assets from intentional or inadvertent modification, disclosure, or destruction.
  • Performs those administrative activities necessary for the effective delivery and support of IT services by adhering to the service delivery framework key management controls.
  • Effectively manages workloads in a complex, multi-faceted work environment.  Prioritizes time & resource conflicts and communicates effectively and proactively with management to mitigate issues. 
What you’ll need:
  • Broad knowledge in a related professional field, usually acquired through college education or extensive software consulting experience.
  • Minimum  7 years job related experience, preferably in a business IT or manufacturing professional role.
  • Minimum 7 years direct, hands-on Oracle Value Chain Planning (Advanced Planning) experience:
    • In-depth understanding of the following modules is strongly preferred:
      • Demantra
      • Strategic Network Optimization (SNO)
      • Advanced Planning Command Center (APCC)
    • Experience with Advanced Supply Chain Planning (ASCP) is also strongly preferred
    • Experience with JDEdwards/Oracle EnterpriseOne inventory, forecasting, manufacturing, and planning modules is strongly preferred.
    • General understanding of advanced forecasting and planning principles
  • 5+ years of experience working with complex, large-scale business and systems architecture and analysis efforts.
  • 5+ years of progressive leadership experience in a related business and/or business IT role.
  • APICS CPIM or related training is preferred
  • Good knowledge of the following areas:
    • Data analysis, design, and requirements documentation.
    • Issues and tools related to IT and the general direction of the IT industry
    • System and business principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures
    • Programming, systems design, computer operating systems and utilities, project management, risk management, security, cost management, implementation and start-up of new business processes and computerized systems
  • Knowledgeable in process re-engineering and technology areas (e.g., Six Sigma, Lean, Kaizen, COBIT, ITIL, CMMi).
* Requires short-term and long-term domestic and international travel. (25% travel)
Relocation for this position is NOT Available
Applications for this position will be accepted through June 24
Equal Opportunity Employer
Minority, Female, Disabled, Lesbian, Gay, Bi-sexual, Transgender and Veterans
Shawn M Moul, PHR
Talent Acquisition Specialist
Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp.
10 Longs Peak Drive
Broomfield, CO  80021
(303) 533-4562 (w)
(303) 250-7560 (c)
For employment opportunities:  www.ballaerospace.com/careers
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