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Production Planner

  • Ad Placed : 07 Dec 2019 23:31:03 Affiliate ad
  • Remuneration : R 20000 - R 25000 - PER MONTH
  • Employment Type : Full Time
  • Employment Level : Senior Management
  • Industry :
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  • Region : Gauteng
  • Company : Objective Personnel

Leading manufacturer seeks Production Planner to ensure that products are produced in a cost-effective way and meets quality and customer expectations.


  • Matric
  • Relevant Production Mangement qualification


  • 5 Years experience in a similar role
  • Production management would be an advantage
  • Delivery on time
  • Manufacturing schedule adherence
  • Strong knoweldge of ERP and MRP
  • Capacity planning
  • Clear understanding of service offers ABC classification
  • Working with Finance with regards to routings / BOMS and product cost


  • Schedule the production process and production departments by material, employee and equipment availability.
  • Implements and manages systems and procedures to improve efficiency of activity and support cost down improvements.
  • Develop short-term and long-term production forecasts including backlogs, unplanned work and rework orders
  • Providing management with clear, timely and accurate information in which to make decisions
  • Create and maintain production schedules and provide the required feedback
  • Use workers and resources in the most effective manner
  • Provide quick responses to production issues
  • Identify problems and help improve processes to ensure that deadlines are met
  • Use software to generate reports and schedules.
  • Maintain master data and MRP system,
  • Develop and maintain an effective working relationship with the Quality and Supply Chain teams.
  • Identify and resolve any inventory issues caused by deviations
  • Serve as a liaison between the production department and sales department
  • Review prior day reports to ensure orders were successfully delivered
  • Maintains annual standard calculations for material, labour, and overheads.

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