Master Production Scheduler
Abantu
Johannesburg, Gauteng, ZA
3d ago
source : Work-Force
  • To be responsible to organize production according to demand and quality standards. Will be responsible to ensure all goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner. Duties & Responsibilities :
  • Develop, plan, and execute the master production schedule based on actual and
  • forecasted customer demand
  • Manage and report inventory performance and record accuracy
  • Manage Material Master Data Integrity
  • Update and maintain system documentation
  • Ensure smooth operations throughout the production and distribution
  • Analyse lead times with operations and supply chain to ensure schedule accuracy
  • This is a highly visible, hands on position with frequent interaction with senior
  • Work with other departments (Logistics, Manufacturing Operations, Planning Management, etc.) to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Gain a full understanding of product lines, schedules, customer contract requirements, material requirements, forecasts, suppliers material coverage, interval factory and external supplier capacity and build plans, supplier delivery schedules any / all production issues to resolve, communicate and escalate where necessary, and ensure a continuous flow of material to meet customer expectations
  • Responsible for daily production meetings, presenting updated master production schedules and making the necessary adjustments to keep the plan accurate and updated
  • Raise concerns when it becomes a part that the schedule is at risk, and work with the relevant parties to assure schedule adherence
  • Interact with both the Project Management and Technical to ensure all relevant launch and development work is scheduled and make the required scheduled adjustments to ensure a balance is achieved between operations and all other functions to maximise efficiency and scheduled adherence
  • Work closely with Purchasing to analyse inventory levels and product demand to determine reorder levels and safety stocks that will ensure product availability while minimizing inventory levels and costs
  • Education and Requirements

  • 5 years of Master Production Scheduling experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Logistics or Supply Chain preferred
  • Possess excellent oral communication and written skills
  • Experience in managing manufacturing processes, productivity, requirements as related to scheduling activities and efficiency
  • High organization, prioritization, multi-tasking, and planning skills with great attention to detail
  • Previous experience with complex production planning and forecasting
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to synthesize considerable amount of data
  • Capable of utilizing MRP software in managing the scheduling process
  • Advance Excel user experience. (data tables, formulas, pivot tables, graphs)
  • Excellent problem solving and decision-making experience
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