Production Planner (12 month contract with potential to become permanent), Midrand – Ref: 1205253-5

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Ref: 1205253-5

Job Description:

The Production Planner’s role is to create, modify, and manage production schedules. Monitoring of inventory levels, regularly providing production status updates to management and facilitating timely delivery of products to customers. Monitoring of the production process to ensure that production orders are completed on time and within budget. Managing of production deadlines, demonstrating excellent time management, organizational and problem-solving skills to ensure that production operations run smoothly.

The successful incumbent will have 5 – 10 years manufacturing experience in the defence / automotive industry together with an Industrial Engineering qualification.

Position details:
Reports to: Operations Manager

Primary purpose
Developing production plans and timelines
Determine production requirements based on plant capacity, product requirements and plans according to sales specifications and requirements
Promptly addressing and resolving production issues to minimize delays in production
Identify, maintain and drive working Operational Risk/Event register
Reviewing inventory accuracy; reporting anomalies for correction authorization
Create and maintain critical lists on critical stock items
Liaising with Engineering/Procurement departments to ensure on time supply chain delivery
Monitor and report production progress in line with programme(s) requirements & schedules in a timely manner
Promptly communicate the relevant department of changes to current production schedules
Loading and ordering of ERP items
Establish and improving forecasting systems/models and continuous improvement
Creating job packs and ensuring quality of the information in the job packs are of high standard
Ensure proper maintenance of MBOM’s
Raise Non conformance

Location (country, city): Midrand

Job Qualification & Experience:

5 – 10 years manufacturing experience in the defence / automotive industry
Industrial Engineering qualification
Proven experience working as a Production Planner
Sound knowledge of material requirements planning (MRP) and related software

Knowledge, Skills and Attributes
Excellent organizational and time management skills
Result driven
Self-motivated
Integrity, patience, reliable and responsible
Analytical, numerically astute with strong proven problem-solving abilities
Results orientated with the ability to plan and delivery against project deadlines
Keen attention to details and accuracy
Quality Controls
Good verbal communication
Assertiveness and self -motivated
Ability to add value, reduce costs and make business improvements
Team environment – open to giving and receiving constructive criticism (peer reviews)
Personal Time Management
Maintain housekeeping

Company Description:

Armoured and mine protected vehicles.

This advert is being advertised in collaboration with our recruitment partner MCHIR.

Production Planner (12 month contract with potential to become permanent), Midrand – Ref: 1205253-5

Production Planner

Production Planner 

 

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