Production Planner
LA Group (Pty) Ltd
Western Cape, Western Cape, South Africa
5d ago
source : PNet

POSITION : Production Planner REPORTS TO : Managing Director LOCATION : Atlantis, Cape Town CORE PURPOSE : Cover the full spectrum of the Production Planning process.

We are located in Atlantis, Cape Town making high end, branded shirts and trousers such as Polo, Dickies and Brentwood for the local market.

This position will add value to our overall effectiveness and improve our operations by providing the necessary support to the factory.

The successful candidate should possess a high degree of attention to detail, have discretion and be able to present new and effective ways to plan ahead so as to achieve elevated results.

  • REQUIREMENTS : Matric with 2 years or more practical planning experience in a clothing manufacturing environment; A good Knowledge of Fabric as well as Fabric Purchasing;
  • Be a good communicator and customer orientated; Experience on an ERP system such as OMNIX is advantageous; Proficiency in MS Office Suite (i.

    e. Word, Excel, PowerPoint); Honesty, dependability, integrity and good work ethics with a positive attitude and high energy levels.

  • Some of the key performance areas will include the following : Ensure that the planning process runs accurately and efficiently;
  • Load the production schedule with incoming projections and confirmations of orders; Plan / project Lead-Times for the Cutting, Sewing, Embroidery, Finishing and Distribution processes;
  • Liaise with the necessary production lines / staff for unit updates on a daily basis; Liaise with both local and overseas suppliers, place orders and monitor shipments / deliveries thereof;
  • Monitor stock on hand; Liaise and coordinate with the Trims buyer; Communicate and advise customers on finished goods deliveries;
  • Coordinate fabric claims and quality issues; Coordinate outwork; Recognise when a situation needs to be escalated. Market-

  • related. Some of the key performance areas will include the following : Ensure that the planning process runs accurately and efficiently;
  • Load the production schedule with incoming projections and confirmations of orders; Plan / project Lead-Times for the Cutting, Sewing, Embroidery, Finishing and Distribution processes;
  • Liaise with the necessary production lines / staff for unit updates on a daily basis; Liaise with both local and overseas suppliers, place orders and monitor shipments / deliveries thereof;
  • Monitor stock on hand; Liaise and coordinate with the Trims buyer; Communicate and advise customers on finished goods deliveries;
  • Coordinate fabric claims and quality issues; Coordinate outwork; Recognise when a situation needs to be escalated.

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