Manufacturing Planner Bellville Cape Town

  • Permanent
  • EE/AA Only
  • Disability
  • Cape Town, Western Cape
  • Posted 2 weeks ago

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Manufacturing Planner Bellville Cape Town

One of our Manufacturing Clients is Bellville is looking for a Planner.

My client is a leading manufacturer of plastic products in Southern Africa and part of an international group of companies. They are seeking to employ a production planner to be responsible for planning all plant production and operational activities.

Duties include:


  • Executing global planning guidelines
  • Responsible for company’s material master data, which may include the coordination of new part number process, data entry, preparation BOM process, monitoring of performance and compliance with corporate guidelines
  • Responsible for timely planning, scheduling and sufficient inventory levels of the products
  • Initiates purchase orders and amendments for parts, services and/or special tools; arranging for submission and inspection of products samples as required
  • Responsible for all raw materials planning process
  • Managing, coordinating and following up production schedules
  • Managing finished goods inventory levels, schedules and availability of selected items, either manufactured or purchased
  • Interface successfully as a service provider with production personnel, the logistic department, Corporate SC, market customer service and Global Planning
  • Additional duties may include: interface with local services suppliers; administration

Sales & Operations

  • To be the leader and coordinator of this forecasting tool
  • Prepare data, do analysis, communicate with relevant role players
  • Set up and chair weekly meetings


  • Drive specific lean projects and initiatives
    • Assist with the Lean implementation plan to meet the LEAN maturity targets
    • Co-ordinate specific Lean events/projects/processes as required

Education and Experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification –B Ind, BEng, BCom
  • Necessary skills/experience:
    • Computer literacy; SAP knowledge
    • LEAN
    • Excellent communication skills (Afrikaans and English)
    • Knowledge of material resource planning, production scheduling and capacity planning
    • Experience with quality management systems (desired)
    • Experience in a material planning/purchasing function or equivalent in a manufacturing organization

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