Production Planner

Reporting to the Customer Services Team Leader, the successful applicant will be responsible for the following (amongst other duties):

Key Performance Areas

  • Issue weekly production schedules for production requirements 
  • Ensuring there is sufficient finished goods stock to fulfill orders, and reorder levels are maintained
  • Manage Slow and Dead stock levels within parameters
  • Coordinate intercompany sales and purchasing 
  • Advising raw materials of any exceptions that may be necessary for new products or changes of products
  • Liaise with Stores & Distribution regarding service efficiencies
  • Place orders with direct suppliers and manage stock levels accordingly
  • Advising on any machine (capacity) requirements for future
  • Long term planning of production capacity in plant
  • Assisting with utilization budget process

In order to be considered for this position, applicants must comply with the following: 

  • A Supply chain or related Bcom Degree is required
  • Strong Excel and Microsoft office
  • SAP experience advantageous
  • Mathematics in matric
  • Planning or buying experience in manufacturing or retail advantageous
  • 3 – 5 years manufacturing admin experience/exposure essential
  • A Supply chain
  • Analytical and logical thinker
  • Strong communication skills, with the ability to interact across organization
  • Resilient (not overly sensitive) & tenacious
  • Ability to make tough decisions
  • Ability to work to deadlines and under pressure
  • Passionate about customers and the company

Please submit your CV and a certified copy of your ID and qualifications

Psychometrics assessments will be conducted for shortlisted candidates.

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