Production Planner

Engineering and Manufacturing

Job Location


Job Type

Full Time



Total Positions


BEE Position


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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