Shift Planner, Port Elizabeth – Ref: 1050501-16

  • Degree or Higher
  • Port Elizabeth,
  • Posted 1 year ago
  • This position has been filled

Ref: 1050501-16

Job Description:

Our client currently has an opportunity for a Shift Planner to be responsible for the scheduling of all work centres. The ideal candidate will be highly organized and accustomed to working in a pressurized environment.

The successful incumbent will hold a tertiary qualification and 3 years’ experience in a manufacturing background.

Job Description

Scheduling/ Production Scheduling

Communicate production schedules and ensure size achievement

Coordinate SOP and ETO production

Ensure all work centres have active orders based on survival time


Maintaining orders in the info system

Ensure routings and process times are available for all work centres

Maintain desired inventory levels

 Work in progress

Manage the work-in-process inventory for the area of responsibility

Manage phase-in phase-out articles and materials

Ensure priority articles get preference

Reports/ Projects

Daily reporting on production losses due to missing material and tyres

Reporting on inventory levels

Reporting on priority sizes


Maintain MRP setting for materials to meet weekly and daily requirements

Ensure that stock holding meets management requirements

Prevent production losses due to material shortages

Country: South Africa
Location: Port Elizabeth

Job Qualification & Experience:

Relevant tertiary Diploma or Degree
3 years’ relevant experience
Previous experience in a manufacturing environment

Company Description:

With sales of €34.5 billion in 2014, our client is among the leading automotive suppliers worldwide and currently has approximately 200,000 employees in 53 countries. The Tyre Division currently has 24 production and development locations worldwide. The broad product range and continuous investments in R&D make a major contribution to cost-effective and ecologically efficient mobility. As one of the world’s leading tyre manufacturers with more than 47,000 employees, the Tyre Division achieved sales of €9.8 billion in 2014.


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