Production Planner

at MPC Recruitment
Location Durban, Durban, South Africa
Date Posted
Category Manufacturing
Work Hours Day
Salary Units MONTH
Currency ZAR


Job Description:


Our client, a well established manufacturing/FMCG company based in Durban seeks a Production Planner to join their dynamic team.


The successful incumbent will report to the Customer Services Team Leader.




 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




 A Supply-chain or related B.Com Degree is required, non-negotiable


 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




 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


Interested candidates can send their CV

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