Production Planner

Engineering and Manufacturing

Job Location

Durban

Job Type

Full Time

Education

Diploma

Total Positions

1

BEE Position

Yes

Job Description

Reporting to the Operations Manager in production. Essential that you meet or exceed the following minimum requirements:

• Recognised qualification in Production Planning/ Operations/ Production Management 
• Grade 12 with Mathematics would be advantageous 
• Previous experience working on Syspro or related system
• 5 years working experience in manufacturing and planning department essential with a full understanding of manufacturing processes
• Proficient in English. (read, write and speak)

Job Duties

Key Result Areas:
• Plan, schedule and monitor production for all levels of production to component level 
• Measure performance and adjust the plan to suit breakdowns etc. 
• Daily, weekly and monthly reports on adherence to plan. 
• Develop and implement capacity planning systems for all areas of the plant. 
• Schedule and plan for maintenance and repairs for manufacturing operations. 
• Schedule and arrange changeovers according to the Production Plan 
• Monitor and plan backorders to satisfy customer requirements. 
• Convert sales forecast into the production plan. 
• Create jobs for production plans. 
• Monitor inventory levels to ensure agreed minimal stocking levels are maintained. 
• Manage and maintain minimal WIP levels. 

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