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Production Planner Job Openings by Awakened Foods in Loveland

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Dustin Finkel – CEO/Founder
225 42nd St SW, Ste C
Loveland, CO 80537Awakened Foods Production Planner MEET AWAKENED FOODS!
Awakened Foods, LLC was created in 2021 through the combination of two Powerhouse brands – Ka-
Pop! Snacks and Bubba’s Fine Foods. Ka-Pop! was founded in 2017 to bring authenticity, taste, and joy back to healthy snacking. We believe that non-GMO, allergy-free, and vegan products do not have to be boring and taste like cardboard – allowing consumers to Indulge Fearlessly. Bubba’s is a grain-free, keto, and paleo snacking platform. We are expanding our reach to get more consumers better-for-you food options that they can be excited about.Located in Loveland, CO, our company is headed by Dustin Finkel, who is supported by a leadership team composed of CPG industry veterans. We bring the best of big and small food together, fueled by a relentless entrepreneurial spirit. Our advisors and investors also represent some of the most prominent leaders in the Natural Foods industry. Visit www.awakenedfoods.com for more information.We are growing very rapidly across channels and have set ambitious goals for the next few years to help make us one of the fastest-growing companies in the grocery store!JOB DESCRIPTION:
The role will report directly to the Co-Founder/COO. We are looking for a motivated and collaborative
Production Planner to add to our snack food operations team. This role will work closely with the production, marketing, and sales team to develop and optimize production scheduling. Prior food and beverage experience is a plus, but not necessary. This role will be based in Loveland, CO. More details can be found in Appendix A.As a key member of the team, this position requires a highly motivated individual who is not afraid to take ownership of projects and objectives. A successful candidate is quick-thinking and eager to ride the exciting waves of a start-up culture. This position will require flexibility, strong attention to detail, and a can-do attitude as our company continues to grow. We are still small, so be ready to help chip in for every aspect of the business. This is not a “9-5” role; it will require passion, dedication, and a willingness to drive the business forward – a “do whatever it takes” mentality! We have seen tremendous growth and have a great support network. With our small team, you will be a massive part of the company/family, so a strong cultural fit is critical!Get ready to live the brand! Bring your passion for both health and fitness and get excited to impact the culture & direction of the Awakened Foods empire!_Willingness & Passion _
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If you have always wanted to be part of a new company and have an impact, this is the role for you. If you hate change, don’t like constant challenges and want simplicity or ease, this is NOT for you!Appendix A: JOB RESPONSIBILITIES JOB DUTIES Production Planning & Scheduling Manage and administer the production scheduling system. o Create production schedules for entire operation to meet customer demand o Manage and maintain daily activities of schedule o Analyze and improve scheduling system to reduce inventory of finished goods and raw materials o Coordinate with Sales & Marketing for sales forecast, and communicate product availability o Coordinate with Plant Manager on weekly employee schedule o Coordinate with Operations Team to execute the schedule

Manage factory capacity constraints

o Maintain data that drive constraints, capacities and accurate forecasts
o Analyze and communicate to COO & Mfg Engineer regarding long range equipment utilization trends and factory capacity.
o Coordinate with Plant Manager regarding employee head count to match production demand.Report production line output metrics

o Produce and analyze department performance metrics
o Report and meet KPI’s for Order Fill and On Time Departure for all ordersInventory & ERP Management Responsible for company-wide inventory management and accuracy

o Manage and control inventory levels of materials.
o Analyze current inventories and procedures; suggest improvements to increase efficiency of supply chain profitability for the company.
o Reconcile monthly inventory and understand discrepancies
o Produce and analyze inventory performance metrics
o Provide SOP’s to improve inventory metrics
o Coordinate cycle counts and full physical inventories to maintain accurate inventory quantities in ERP.Manage and administer ERP system

o Ensure ERP upkeep and accuracy
o Oversee daily production data collection and input.o Oversee weekly inventory data input
o Control and optimize part numbers.
o Confirmation of Case Label & Lot No. match
o Maintain accurate costing in ERP.Purchasing Manage purchasing of raw materials

o Establish purchasing policies and ensure compliance
o Coordinate with and assist R&D and Food Safety for approved suppliers
o Implement and enforce supplier contracts and agreements
o Monitor and hold accountable suppliers to ensure that they efficiently and effectively provide materials within budgetary and quality limits
o Analyze market and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability; keep management apprised of pricing trends and availability
o Maintain raw material pricing database
o Maintain the supplier database, purchase records, and food safety documentation
o Track and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectivenessConduct purchasing of all raw materials

o Send out RFQ and specification requests
o Negotiate with suppliers to ensure best total costs and best quality of raw materials
o Generate purchase orders
o Track and manage timeliness of incoming goods orders
o Maintains accurate records of Records of Materials received and Material Test ReportsManage Amazon & DTC logistics

o Assure Amazon inventory levels are sufficient for sale goalsThe above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not an exhaustive list of all of the duties and responsibilities associated with it.JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelor’s degree
5+ years of relevant experience
Advanced understanding of Excel
Intermediate understanding of Word, & PowerPoint
Attention to detail
Strong organizations skills
Excellent oral and written communication skills
Positive, upbeat, and professional attitude when interacting with everyone (especially customers to investors)

Ability to manage multiple tasks and meet tight timelines
Fun and optimistic, with a work super hard, play super hard mentality

Nice-to-Have’s: Food and Beverage manufacturing experience
Ability to work nights and weekends when needed

Compensation
Compensation will be commensurate with experience and the size of our Company – with the pay range between $60-90K. It will likely include ownership interests in the Company as well!Are you ready to take us to the next level? Email a short cover letter highlighting why you want this job –
SELL US ON YOU!!! Please include as well: What is your super strength? Email your resume and answer.Additional Links/Reading Dustin Finkel Podcast with Force Brands – https://www.snacknation.com/blog/ka-pop-dustin-finkel/
Shark Tank – https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=avqdZ5xd-fU) www.kapopsnacks.com www.bubbasfinefoods.com225 42nd St SW Suite C, Loveland, CO 80537Job Type: Full-timePay: $60,000.00 - $90,000.00 per yearBenefits:Dental insurance
Health insurance
Health savings account
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Schedule:10 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday

Education:Bachelor's (Preferred)

Experience:Production planning: 5 years (Preferred)
Microsoft Excel: 3 years (Preferred)

Work Location:One location

Work Remotely:No


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Notes :
  • All applications are appreciated and will be treated confidentially.
  • Only candidates that meet the above qualification will be shortlisted.

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