Location:  Denver, CO


Position Overview


The Western Sugar Cooperative has a challenging opportunity for a Supply Chain Specialist.


Essential Functions


  • Be a safety leader with solid safety behaviors and demonstrated leadership
  • Develop/create production plans to meet customer needs and inventory goals, modify as needed
  • Review capacity and develop a capacity report to identify time periods when capacity could impact the production department’s ability to meet demand
  • Work with production and planning team to resolve scheduling and performance issues. Monitor and evaluate production statistics, such as downtime, productivity, scrap, etc. and advise on performance to standards
  • Create and maintains forecast models for their customers, incorporating business intelligence and forecast information gathered from sales, marketing, and finance
  • Assist in developing inventory strategies on existing items, new products, and product phase-outs
  • Assist with implementing new more efficient processes and support special projects as needed. Analyze data related to all areas of supply chain
  • Create inter-factory shipments to match finished goods to customer orders and to maintain warehouse capacity for package machine efficiency support
  • Prepare profitability by customer reports and update required tables in SAP
  • Expedite “trouble” orders with Customer Service and Transportation
  • Provide support for transportation claims and recovery
  • Liaison between 3PL and other freight agents to edit, change, and confirm deliveries
  • Follow-up on late orders and rejected trailers
  • Analyze data related to all areas of our logistics operations


Skill & Experience Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain or Logistics preferred
  • 1 to 2 years of data analysis experience in manufacturing or logistics
  • Self-starter and possess the ability to work both independently and as a part of a team
  • Excellent organizational, prioritizing, multi-tasking and problem-solving skills with a strong sense of urgency.
  • Analytical, detail oriented, accurate, timely with attention to detail
  • Proactive in identifying issues and implementing solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Excellent computer competence (outlook, word, PowerPoint, excel, SAP)
  • APIC’s certification is preferred
  • Experienced with SAP
  • Strong customer focus mind-set
  • Friendly, results oriented, and collaborative


Please submit  resume in Word or PDF form to:hr@westernsugar.com


It is the policy of The Western Sugar Cooperative not to discriminate against any employee or any applicant for employment because of age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, developmental disability, sexual orientation or national origin.  This policy shall include, but not be limited to, the following:  recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training, layoff and termination.Western Sugar Cooperative is a Drug Free workplace.