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Blue Canyon Technologies Production Planner in Lafayette, Colorado

Blue Canyon Technologies (BCT) is leading the way in the New Spacerevolution! Our state-of-the-art systems are currently on missions fromlow Earth orbit to the Moon, near earth asteroids, and to Mars. Wecreate high-reliability spacecraft with significantly greater performance,much smaller size and at a fraction of the cost of traditional spacesystems. We are involved in a wide range of projects for academic,commercial, and government applications. Join our innovative and dynamiccompany, as we build the small spacecraft of the future.Blue Canyon Technologies is looking for a full-time Manufacturing Plannerwho is self-motivated and ready to thrive in a fast-paced, growingenvironment.Position: Production PlannerPosition Type: Full TimePay Range: $50,000 - $85,000Location: Lafayette, COBenefits:100% company paid health, dental and vision benefits for you and yourdependents effective the first of the month following hire dateLife insurance401k (matching 4% with a minimum 5% contributionGenerous PTO (3 weeks of vacation + 3 floating holidays, 2 weeks of sicktime, 7 paid holidays throughout the year) and parental leave.Break rooms stocked with snacks and drinksJob Responsibilities:Coordinate/lead multiple projects of low-med complexity and risk. AssistsProgram Managers in projects.Coordinate/track and expedite all hardware needed to support testing andcustomer shipmentsGenerate daily schedules for multiple work centersResponsible for work order data integrity and how it applies to the schedulingprocessCoordinate and prioritize across multiple programs and products as work ordersflow through the production and test processRead and execute ERP/MRP to meet schedule requirementsFacilitate project issues with various functional areas of the companyDrive relevant project and project status communicationsCoordinate and review Engineering Changes for assigned projectsAssist with milestone presentationsAssist department and/or cross-functional team in process improvementactivities.Identify and work to resolve all conflicts encountered on assigned projectsAssist in prioritizing work assignments in each work centerExecute and monitor the schedule to meet or exceed stakeholder and customerexpectationsAccountable for hundreds of in process jobsDesired Qualifications:High School diploma requiredBachelor's degree preferredLean and formal problem-solving training preferredStrong written and verbal communication skills, including presentationsDemonstrated ability to effectively communicate with all levels of managementHigh level of competency in the use of PC's and associated software(Excel, Word, PowerPoint, etc.)Strong knowledge of ERP applications such as Bill of Material, EngineeringChange, and Planning screensAbility to effectively operate and lead in a project team environment whilereceiving minimum oversightResponsive and comfortable working in a dynamic environment and effectivelydriving critical cross-functional tasksDemonstrated ability to organize and prioritize tasks on multiple projectsAbility to lead the department and team on process improvement activitiesAbility to effectively operate and lead in a project team environmentAware of customer needs and relationshipsPatience and enthusiasm to move project along even when facing setbacksBenefits:100% company paid insurance premiums (Health, Dental, Vision)401 kGenerous PTO programBeautiful new office location in Boulder, COWorking Conditions:This job operates in a professional office environment, but in amanufacturing company.Physical Demands and Work Environment:The physical demands described here are representative of those that must bemet by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of thisjob. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals withdisabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the dutiesof this job, the employee is regularly required to sit for long periods oftime. The employee is occasionally required to stand, bend,