Production Planning / Material Controller
Prostaff Holdings Group specialists
Johannesburg , ZA
3d ago

A multinational highspeed packaging manufacturing company requires the above to manage and control material as well as maintain sufficient stock levels in the effective planning and execution of the long-

and short-term production requirements based on business demand and inventory objectives of the company.

Minimum requirements for the role :

  • Minimum National Diploma in Logistics or Supply Chain is essential.
  • Experience in either production or materials planning control is essential.
  • Minimum 2-years’ experience in a manufacturing industry.
  • Must have a good understanding of production planning aspects in a Business-2-Business organisation.
  • Strong experience using ERP systems, preferably SAP, is essential.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Excellent command of the English language.
  • Good leadership and team development qualities.
  • Excellent problem-solving skills.
  • Quick decision-making capabilities, in order to manage various circumstances.
  • Must be Microsoft Office proficient.
  • Must have knowledge in ISO and Food Safety Standards.
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication and administration skills.
  • The successful candidate will be responsible for :

  • Creating bills of materials and quantities.
  • Identifying document requirements for the production and material planning control function.
  • Receiving materials, batch compounding and issuing to the plant.
  • Assisting with stock counts and stock variance control.
  • Controlling returnable products.
  • Generating production plans.
  • Scheduling production lines to optimise production and avoid overtime during peak periods.
  • Overseeing daily interaction with sales and marketing regarding service levels.
  • Ensuring inventory targets are maintained according to days cover.
  • Achieving a 98% service level to customers.
  • Managing subcontracting and buy-outs of finished goods.
  • Participating in monthly forecasting and standard operating procedures meetings.
  • Salary package is negotiable based on experience gained.

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