Production Planner

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

Description

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.

 

Duties:

 

 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

 

COMPETENCIES:

 

 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

 

CHARACTERISTICS:

 

 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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