Production Planner, Durban

Last update 2024-02-25
Expires 2024-03-25
ID #2005532504
295 R
Production Planner, Durban
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal, Durban,
Modified January 24, 2024


The Person:
Degree or Diploma in Supply Chain / Procurement.
Min 3 to 5 years Production Planning exp. preferable from an automotive background.
The Job:

Conduct continuous risk assessments.
Conduct Planned Task Observations.
Identify potential hazards and critical safety issues.
Address workplace hazards and risks.
Apply SHE practices and legal requirements when working on machines and equipment.
Quality Management System:
Achieve KPI targets.
Resolve quality problems, utilising previous experience as well as the technical expertise of the Quality/Control department.
Production Planning:
Plan, schedule and monitor production against MPS for all levels of production to component level (stock levels, minimal requirements, plan change-overs, etc.).
Measure performance and adjust plan to suite breakdowns, etc.
Daily, weekly and monthly reports on adherence to plan.
Develop and implement capacity planning systems for all areas of Plant.
Schedule and plan for maintenance and repairs for manufacturing operations.
Schedule and arrange changeovers according to the production plan.
Monitor and plan back-orders to satisfy customer requirements.
Convert sales forecast into production plan.
Create jobs for production plans.
Monitor inventory levels to ensure agreed minimal stocking levels are maintained.
Manage and maintain minimal WIP levels.
Production Control:
Optimise the production process.
Maintain manufacturing and production efficiencies.
Monitor the achievement of daily production targets.
Analyse daily variances and identify opportunities for improvements.
Investigate and resolve manufacturing related problems and sub-standard performance.
New Product Introduction:
Schedule new parts and pre-production trials to support the introduction of new parts.
Raw Materials:
Monitor the level of production material to ensure sufficient material to support production.
Partake in monthly stock takes and control.
Continuous Improvement:
Identify opportunities for improvements.
Financial Control:
Monitor performance against budget (expense controls, variances, etc.).
Participate in the audit process.
Adhere to Financial policies and procedures.
Protect company assets (working capital & fixed assets).
Promote good Corporate Governance
Customer/Supplier Relations:
Foster and maintain customer/supplier relations.
Identify opportunities for improvements and make recommendations.

Technical / professional excellence.
Systematic problem-solving & decision-making.
Staff management.
Safety awareness & leadership.
Quality leadership & orientation.
Continuous improvement.
Diversity with inclusion.
Change resilience.

Job details:

Job type: Full time
Contract type: Permanent
Salary type: Hourly
Occupation: Production planner
Min. Salary: 295

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