Production Planner (SAP)
SET Recruitment Consultants
Cape Town, Western Cape, ZA
21h ago

Excellent career opportunity with large established manufacturer for experienced production Planner. Reporting to the Planning Manager you will be responsible for :

  • To coordinate, produce and maintain the required production plan information required by operations.
  • To ensure that all plans are communicated to Production for execution.
  • To ensure all sales demand confirmations are communicated to sales and project management departments.
  • Schedule, plan, and maintain planned and production orders to satisfy sales order requirements.
  • Plan and control production in accordance with LEAN principles by maintaining optimum work in progress levels and minimize manufacturing lead times.
  • Synchronize the production plan between various process steps throughout the manufacturing process.
  • Manage and maintain Shop Floor Management system, supporting project meetings
  • Initiate readiness meetings timeously
  • Attend and chair meetings
  • Analyses trends and manage system issues and initiate cross functional countermeasures
  • Stock take of manufactured items
  • Release of production orders on time
  • Plan and control Excess WIP, orders for customer returns, replacement parts, and development requests.
  • Update and maintain relevant master data records
  • Support and implement annual departmental plan based on the KPI’s for the department
  • Ensure compliance to organisational policies and standards
  • Updating and implementing operations planning standards, processes, and works instructions.
  • Qualifications and experience

  • Relevant tertiary qualification in operations, commerce, or engineering
  • 8 years hands on experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Good manufacturing process and systems knowledge
  • ERP and SAP planning and control experience is essential
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