Planner (with Primavera experience) – Cape Town – Ref: 687974-4

  • Certificate
  • Cape Town,
  • Posted 12 months ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 687974-4

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Planner that will be responsible for setting up and managing integral project plans in which engineering, purchasing, logistics and production are all in sync with each other in order to enable the timely supply of materials to world-wide production locations.

The successful incumbent will also be responsible for:

Creating projects planning and portfolio planning.

Continuously updating planning with current project developments.

Dividing budget hours into project activities.

Project forecasting and progress reporting.

Close cooperation with work preparation for establishing optimal activity – shop order relations.

Job Description

Writing integral project plans, including:
Collecting, organizing and analyzing data concerning planned projects.
Determining extent of global supply and desired supply date based on logistic planning and demarcation.
Creating insight on possible bottlenecks caused by the syncing of the engineering, purchasing, logistics and production departments. Finding, proposing and discussing possible solutions with the Engineering, Material Coordination, Purchasing, and Project Management departments.
Writing integral project plans in the beginning phase of a build number in which the departments of engineering, purchasing, logistics and production are integrated.

Manage project plans
Periodically evaluating the progress per build number. All departments hold their own responsibility for keeping the progress up to date.
Signaling, mapping and reporting bottlenecks and accompanying consequences for the building team and management. Also proposing solutions for said bottlenecks and consequences.

Compose guide information
Composing and managing various (management) reports on portfolio level, comparing supply moments of main components with the actual planning of the supplier.
Analyzing and signaling bottlenecks in the (overall) planning and composing and proposing improvements/solutions.

Manage planning system
Looking after planning system revision updates, working closely with the supplier and the ICT department. Signaling and processing necessary adjustments on functional level.
Creating new build numbers, including project information and realizing the linkup between systems on project level.
Optimizing/developing plans within the planning systems, (if the basis of the project plan is solid, try creating capacity plans for various departments) and looking after the capacity planning of the Material Coordination department.
Training and supporting users of the planning system (users include project- and team leaders of various departments and several (assistant) project managers).
Developing and managing a manual in the English Language.

Country: South Africa
Location: Cape Town

Job Qualification & Experience:

Engineering, Mechanical/Marine
Good computer skills
Technical insight

Planning principles
Higher Professional Education /experience
Completed training in Mechanical Engineering
Work experience in production environment
Primavera experience is an absolute requirement.

Company Description:

To date, our client has constructed & delivered 40 vessels to the African continent (countries include South Africa, Zanzibar, Angola, Kenya and many more). Vessels types constructed and delivered to date have included offshore patrol vessels, dredgers, tugs, naval craft and supply vessels.


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