WIP Production Planner (Manufacturing) - Durban

Agent: Nathanial Edwards

  • In working for a well established Manufacturing company and reporting to the Operations Manager, the successful candidate will be the pivotal point between the Sales and Operations department


  • Company: Manufacturing company
  • Location: Durban
  • Date Posted: 18 October 2019
  • Industry: Manufacturing
  • Nationality: South African
  • Salary: Neg. depending on exp
  • Qualifications: Production Management Diploma
  • Assignment: Permanent

Job Description

  • Daily production planning and preplanning of the following day
  • Liaise with the Operations Manager to ensure all targets are met
  • Quality control in production and ensure goods are produced in a cost effective manner
  • Meet lead times of 3 to 5 days
  • Ensure customer requirements are correct
  • Liaise with the Dispatch Supervisor to ensure goods are delivered timeously
  • Use Syspro to convert sales orders into production orders and to load the master schedule to match volumes specified by the production plans
  • Maintain and create production schedules
  • Notify stakeholders of any deviations in production
  • Create job cards
  • Report on stockholding forecasts and be involved in the stock committee
  • Cycle counts weekly
  • Ensure jobs are reversed before quarterly stock takes
  • Assist in stock take

Minimum Requirements

  • Grade 12
  • Production Management Diploma
  • Marketing and Sales Management will be advantageous
  • 1 year exp. In stock control, metal industry and using Microsoft Packages
  • Valid driver’s license

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