Planning Specialist – Johannesburg – Ref: 1008853-25

  • Certificate
  • Johannesburg,
  • Posted 10 months ago
  • This position has been filled
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Ref: 1008853-25

Job Description:

Our client is the market leader in slurry handling equipment. They currently have a vacancy for a Planning Specialist who has advanced Excel skills and is a team player with the ability to work in a high-pressured environment.

The successful incumbent will be a qualified Mechanical or Industrial Engineer with a minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar role.

Position details:

Loading of production and/or sales orders for OE products as per KPI’s.
Raising and confirming of order acknowledgements for these products with respective sales personnel.
Creating of all job packs and ensuring that the quality of the information in the job packs are of the highest standard (ie. Correct drawings, IOF, QCP’s BOM, pick slips, etc.)
Maintenance of MRP action messages related to the production orders such as Cancel, Schedule in and Schedule out instructions.
Regular reviews and confirmation of correctness of production BOM’s and driving necessary actions to have any anomalies corrected in the system.
Maintaining order date alignment to ensure production order start and due dates aligns with customer require due dates.
Maintenance and updating of slotting room visual management tools (i.e. slotting room tags, production orders status, accountability boards, etc.)
Maintenance and actioning of sales change notes on production orders, ensuing any excess stock due to changes are costed to the project and shipped to customer.
On manual projects, production BOM verifications needs to be done with Product Managers and Sales Engineers.
Expediting and sourcing where necessary of lower level items through the branch network and with purchasing or other production departments to ensure the availability of lower level stock for OE items.
Living the values of Support Care by striving to make our internal customers successful by providing constant communication and updates of project progress to these customers and other stakeholders.
Attendance of project handover meetings with the sales and projects team to ensure all crucial data is maintained for projects that projects are maintained accordingly.
Loading and ordering of ERP items as and when required.
Management and accountability for sub-contract orders linked to the respected products.
Maintenance of production BOM during the production process i.e. assisting with negative orders for NCR’s (nonconformance reports), addition of items due to sales changes or BOM corrections, etc.
Maintenance of production orders routing (i.e. sub-con, production hours, etc.)
Adhere to safety and housekeeping as per company and OHSA requirements.
Adhere to all safety rules and regulation.
Adhere to Duty of Care Policy at all times.

Country: South Africa
Location: Johannesburg

Job Qualification & Experience:

Minimum Qualifications:

Grade 12 Certificate
Mechanical or Industrial Engineer
MS Microsoft office with advanced Excel

Minimum Experience:

Minimum 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing / planning environment
Project management
Understanding and reading engineering drawings
BAAN LN ERP System – advantage

Minimum Skills/Abilities:

Must be able to work in as a team
Good communication skills
Ability to work under pressure
Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships at all levels
Ability to run and interpret Excel Pivot table reports

Company Description:

Our client is the market leader in slurry handling equipment with specialisation in the delivery and support of a wide range of slurry equipment solutions including pumps, hydro-cyclones, valves, dewatering equipment, wear-resistant linings, rubber products, screening machines and centrifuges. With the addition of Trio, this extends to crushers, feeders, washers and material handling equipment for hard rock mining, sand and aggregate, and industrial markets. This broad portfolio of highly engineered core mill circuit products finds application in critical customer processes and is backed throughout the product lifecycle by high levels of aftermarket support.


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