Ball Metalpack - Production Planning Manager

Ball Corporation Broomfield, CO

Provides production planning management and technical support to the food and aerosol division’s Planning and Control function, in support of the division’s plans and objectives.

Essential Functions:

  • Oversees near term, as well as, long term capacity planning for selected areas of container manufacturing, i.e., cans, ends, coating, litho, coil cutting.
  • Prepares overall capacity vs. requirements reports and coordinates the offload of any material shortages to outside sources for assigned areas of responsibility.
  • Manages, in conjunction with direct report, the creation of new spec numbers and changes to existing bills of material.
  • Responsible for the creation and distribution of monthly production, sales, and inventory recaps for the household packaging division.
  • Analyzes point-to-point logistics to ensure the most cost effective network codes are being utilized.
  • Facilitates meetings with plant planning supervisors to coordinate activities between manufacturing plants.
  • Provides administration of multi-plant inventory dollars to maintain appropriate levels based on established goals.
  • Provides QAD MFG/PRO assistance to plant production control supervisors.
  • Manages all outside service centers while working closely with procurement, finance, and plant operations.
  • Aids in administration of plant budget forecast and goal processes, as they relate to the planning and control function.
  • Balance the operations of supply chains across multiple products/categories and geographies.

Position Requirements:

  • Broad training in a related field usually acquired through college level education or work-related experience
  • Job related experience for 1 year minimum.
  • Working knowledge of the following areas:
    • Manufacturing principles, practices, nomenclature, and procedures
    • Logistics management, production planning, manufacturing environment, financial management, business principles and practices
    • Microsoft Excel, QAD MFG/PRO
  • Ability to apply intensive and diversified evaluation, selection, and substantial adaptation and modification of standard production planning techniques, procedures, and criteria.

Leadership Framework:


Inspirational Role Model - Understands themselves and seeks opportunities to learn. Shows composure, responding consistently, openly, and courageously in all situations.


Relationship Builder - Listens and empathizes, engages a wide range of people. Embraces peoples’ differences and helps every individual feel special and valued.


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.

20% of travel


Relocation for this position is NOT Available.

Ball Metalpack offers comprehensive benefits packages, including paid holidays/vacation, affordable medical, dental, life insurance, tuition reimbursement, and retirement plans.

EEO Statement:

Equal Opportunity Employer

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