Production Scheduler
Profile Personnel
East London, South Africa, Eastern Cape, ZA
1d ago


  • Work with other cross-functional departments (Logistics Breakpoint Controller; Expeditors
  • Maintenance : Launch Engineering / Program Management) to ensure customer
  • Daily participation in production meetings, presenting updated master production schedules and making the necessary adjustments to keep the plan accurate and updated
  • Raise concerns when it becomes apparent that the schedule is at risk, and work with the relevant parties to assure schedule adherence
  • Develop, plan, and execute the master production schedule based on actual and manage and report inventory performance and record accuracy
  • Update and maintain system parameters
  • Ensure smooth operations throughout the production and distribution
  • Analyze lead times with operations and supply chain to ensure schedule accuracy
  • Create and maintain
  • Provide quick responses to production
  • Use software to generate reports and
  • Ensure that company deadlines are
  • Ensure Tool & Part setup, review and signoff as per BOS
  • Ensure that MEQ standards are understood and used
  • Identify production risks, quantify, develop mitigation strategy, report and escalate to management, and execute the risk mitigation strategy with the operations
  • Timely scheduling & adjustments with a focus on Forward Planning
  • Immediate Adjustments to mitigate unforeseen incidents, eg. Breakdowns
  • Zero premium freight due to inaccurate Scheduling
  • Guarantee proper management of changes in Operations (JIT, Components, etc.) by using the Change Management Procedure (e.
  • g. CAR, TA, SOW, timing, Launch Costs, Piece Costs).

  • Ensure that all required quality documentation (PFMEA, Control plan) is completed and approved both internally and by the customer
  • Requirements

  • A Tertiary Qualification and / or equivalent experience in Logistics or Production Planning
  • At least 4 years’ experience in an automotive manufacturing environment
  • Logistics / Engineering / Process experience
  • Program Scheduling experience
  • Manufacturing Operations
  • Lean Manufacturing (YFIMS)
  • MS Project, MS Office, QAD
  • Please forward CV and ALL supporting documentation to recruiter

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