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Senior Production Planner

Senior Production Planner

Kwa-Zulu Natal
Equity

Our client is seeking a candidate with a minimum of 5 years of working experience in the manufacturing and planning department.  You must have a full understanding of manufacturing processes. You will be reporting to the Operations Manager in production.
 
Qualification, Skills & Experience
  • Recognised qualification in Production Planning/ Operations/ Production Management  
  • Grade 12 with Mathematics would be advantageous  
  • Manufacturing sector experience, ideally automotive
  • Previous experience working on Syspro or related system
  • Proficient in English. (read, write and speak)
 
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 planning
  • Develop and implement capacity planning systems for all areas of the plant
  • Schedule and plan 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