JOB SUMMARY : PRODUCTION / MATERIALS PLANNER- Killarney Gardens -R16, per month JOB DESCRIPTION : PRODUCTION / MATERIALS PLANNER- Killarney Gardens -R16, per month Extrusion Manufacturing company seeks a Production / Materials Planner to be responsible for the planning of production in the most effective way to ensure customer requirements are met and to optimize the use of equipment in the time available effectively increasing efficiency and reducing setup times.
Key Responsibilities and Duties : Include but are not limited to : Production Scheduling and equipment utilization.Review of planner over 6 extrusion lines and 2 Moulding machines.
Optimize the production plan to reduce setup times and raw material changes.Ensure the production planner is always updated.
Review daily orders listing against requirements and provide feedback to relevant departments.Run MRP daily and create shop orders and purchase requisitions where required.
Make relevant changes to the plan as and when there are changes on the shop floor or from logistics.Schedule a weekly meeting with the Manufacturing Manager and Production Supervisor to optimize the plan and forward requirements.
Forecast part requirements to assist logistics and optimize stock levelsRaw material planning and ordering; Liaising with suppliers and communicating supply and production constraints.
Assist Production Supervisor with administrative tasks and system-related queries.Assist Stores Supervisor with administrative tasks and stock control.
Ordering operational consumables for stores and production.Overseeing and assisting with annual stock take.Finished goods stock queries.
Reporting and investigating.Supervise the second operation reworks of parts and offline workings.Ensuring data integrity, changes to the system and updates are done regularly.
Assist and development team with production / new part-related requirements and queries.Actively participate in weekly engineering meetings.
Actively participate in daily production review meetings.Assist the Quality department with overseeing parts with reworks or have additional inspections required.
Assisting the Finance team to review profitability reports and costings.Carry out any other reasonable requests as required by Management Mail