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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Planner Principal - Manufacturing (668031) in Boulder, Colorado

Job Title:

Planner Principal - Manufacturing (668031)

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CO - Boulder

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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, Facebook or Twitter.


Manufacturing Planner - Principal

What you'll do:

  • Review engineering drawings, specifications, and Bill of Material to determine project material requirements.

  • Identify long lead items and fabrication needs.

  • Requisition of raw materials and components for development and production programs using internal system tools.

  • Utilize internal manual or MRP processes to plan project material requirements.

  • Execute material reservations, transfers, and excess materials.

  • May lead a team of less experienced planners and serve as a resource for solving problems.

  • Work with external suppliers and program team to ensure program success.

  • 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:

  • High School diploma or equivalent plus 10 years or more related experience or a related 2-year technical degree and 8 years or more related experience.

  • Each higher-level related degree, i.e., Bachelor’s or Master’s, may substitute for two years of related experience. 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.

  • Prior manufacturing, materials or operations experience in a business environment is desired.

  • Familiarity with numerous manufacturing methods (fabrication, assembly, and test).

  • Familiar with Government compliance issues and engineering drawings.

  • Strong computer skills utilizing Microsoft Office products and various databases.

    Working Conditions:

  • Work is performed in an office environment, laboratory, clean room, or production floor.

  • Travel and local commute between Ball campuses and other possible non-Ball locations may be required.


Relocation for this position is Available

EEO Statement:


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.