Job Title
Production Planner
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience
2 to 5 years
Salary
R23000 to R26000
Job Published
31 May 2022
Job Reference No.
3943511815

Job Description

NOTE:

Working hours

  • Monday to Friday from 06h00 – 15h30
  • Must be available to work ad-hoc weekends

Duties & Responsibilities

Strategic Planning

  • Participate and influence department strategy.
  • Monitor and track against the plan.
  • Develop recommendations and subsequent action plans to enable the delivery of the departmental strategy.
  • Day to day interaction with team members to deliver strategy.
  • Build and develop effective relationships with relevant stakeholders to highlight and determine best solution to overcome challenges to continuously improve.
  • Contribute to delivering strategic plans with suppliers by liaising regularly on trend changes and tactical forecasting.
  • Proactive and regular communication with key stakeholders.
  • Conduct stock build plans considering capacity raw materials supply etc.

 

Operational Planning

  • Understand and optimise supply chain and systems.
  • Understand internal and external factors which impact on demand and ensure these are reflected in forecasts.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholder to maximise efficiencies.
  • Identify challenges, trends and opportunities.
  • Maintain Data and Systems (Master Data BOMS, MOQ’s, Rounding values lead-times ETC).
  • Collate Information and Assumptions.
  • Reach Consensus through Alignment.
  • Share and Publish the Plans.
  • Track and Manage Plans.
  • Issuing daily plans/schedules for all production units.
  • Resource Shift/ Labour planning.

 

Continues improvement

  • Analysis of historical and current performance.
  • Understand market / product trends as well as department focus that could impact demand.
  • Implement tactical plans to support business decision making (6-18 month focus on capacity, Staffing etc.)
  • Implementation and review against long term tactical plans.
  • Planning initiatives / Innovation to improve planning.

 

Personal development

  • Drive personal development.
  • Create a personal development plan short and long term.

 

Strategic Planning

  • Participate and influence department strategy.
  • Monitor and track against the plan.
  • Develop recommendations and subsequent action plans to enable the delivery of the departmental strategy.
  • Day to day interaction with team members to deliver strategy.
  • Build and develop effective relationships with relevant stakeholders to highlight and determine best solution to overcome challenges to continuously improve.
  • Contribute to delivering strategic plans with suppliers by liaising regularly on trend changes and tactical forecasting.
  • Proactive and regular communication with key stakeholders.
  • Conduct stock build plans considering capacity raw materials supply etc.

 

Operational Planning

  • Understand and optimise supply chain and systems.
  • Understand internal and external factors which impact on demand and ensure these are reflected in forecasts.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholder to maximise efficiencies.
  • Identify challenges, trends and opportunities.
  • Maintain Data and Systems (Master Data BOMS, MOQ’s, Rounding values lead-times ETC).
  • Collate Information and Assumptions.
  • Reach Consensus through Alignment.
  • Share and Publish the Plans.
  • Track and Manage Plans.
  • Issuing daily plans/schedules for all production units.
  • Resource Shift/ Labour planning.

 

Continues improvement

  • Analysis of historical and current performance.
  • Understand market / product trends as well as department focus that could impact demand.
  • Implement tactical plans to support business decision making (6-18 month focus on capacity, Staffing etc.)
  • Implementation and review against long term tactical plans.
  • Planning initiatives / Innovation to improve planning.

 

Personal development

  • Drive personal development.
  • Create a personal development plan short and long term.

 

Desired Experience & Qualification

BEng Industrial / BCom Supply Chain or equivalent tertiary qualification is required

 

Experience

  • 2 years’ operational supply chain experience
  • Preferable 1 year’s operational experience in FMCG/Food/Agri

 

Functional Competencies

  • Sales and operations planning
  • Financial or economic background
  • Supply chain
  • Statistical demand and forecasting techniques
  • Strong mathematical and statistical skills
  • Project management

Skills

Industries