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Ball Corporation / Ball Aerospace Material Control Analyst III, NPI in Westminster, Colorado

Powered by endlessly curious people with an unwavering mission focus, 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 Ball Aerospace Career Site or connect with us on LinkedIn , Facebook , Twitter or Instagram .

The Operations Strategic Support Unit plays a fundamental role in enabling efficient business and program execution – from technologies and investments to supply chain, manufacturing and test operations, facilities management, and information technology services.

Material Control Analyst III, NPI

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage the planning and execution of the Material Baseline for the program or product center, including Manufacturing Product Structures, quantities, build schedule support, quarterly material cost forecasting, and material reconciliation.

  • Coordinate responsibilities for executing the material baseline including providing visibility for the program and exception planning and mitigation throughout the program lifecycle.

  • Develop effective program relationships, with agreed upon expectations and roles with the key program and personnel supporting the programs and business areas that they support.

  • Provide leadership in managing the Material Baseline for Planning and Execution for their programs/areas, with particular focus on:

  • Material Visibility

  • Build Schedule Support

  • Compliance

  • Material Reconciliation

  • Proactively communicate and manage exceptions or anomalies. This may include working part substitutions, mitigating additional risks to the program associated with program execution including non-conformances, and driving the execution of purchase requirements to support the program.

  • Execute the technical tasks assigned to a Material Control Analyst, including: Setting Demand within the required Work breakdown structure (WBS) and communicating with Project Controls Analysts; Product Structure hierarchy. Additional requirements planning and Material Plans, maturity of Product Structures and making parts executable, and effectively understand and utilize Manufacturing tools and interfaces designed to facilitate material flow and approval.

  • Provide visibility and analysis for material procurements and production schedule to program staff.

  • Be a resource to new business proposal activity by estimating material costs for proposals and providing estimates of remaining material costs to existing programs.

  • 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.

Working Conditions:

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

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

Relocation for this position is not available.

Compensation & Benefits:

  • HIRING SALARY RANGE: $87,000 - $117,500 (Salary to be determined by the education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities of the applicant, internal equity, and alignment with market data.)

  • This position includes a competitive benefits package. For details, copy and paste into your browser or visit our careers site.


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.

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