Manufacturing Merchandise Planner
The Foschini Group
Cape Town North
1d ago

Position Description :

Manufacturing Merchandise Planner

Parow, Cape Town

An exciting opportunity has become available in TFG Design & Manufacturing for a Manufacturing Merchanidise Planner : Foschini Design.

Job Profile :

We are looking for a vibrant, dynamic, and assertive individual with attention to detail to join the Foschini Design team.

The ideal candidate will ensure all critical path milestones are adhered to from concept to delivery. They need to ensure that System integrity is maintained by all users in the team.

They will be responsible to build and maintain an open and transparent customer relationship with both internal and external customers.

The successful applicant will have a strong eye for a product backed with a solid flair for numbers and reporting.

Job Objectives :

  • Responsible to highlight manufacturing targets, follow up and report progress, and escalate any problems to management
  • Drive the critical path within the design team
  • Create and communicate relevant notifications to all relevant parties
  • Complete all costings required
  • Responsible to compile consolidated capacity reports to Planning Dept
  • Responsible to compile all financial reporting
  • Ensure all information is correctly captured in Sync to facilitate accurate data analysis
  • Must be able to identify if corrective measures or escalation is required
  • Requirements :
  • Matric
  • Matric
  • A relevant tertiary qualification or applicable experience
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar role in a manufacturing environment
  • Must have a very good understanding of both production and retail environments
  • In depth knowledge of design to production processes
  • General understanding of raw material purchasing
  • Expert knowledge of garment costings
  • Understanding of garment construction
  • Strong planning and organisation skills
  • Excellent influencing skills
  • Strong communication skills
  • Analytical abilities and numeracy skills
  • Ability to build and maintain strong relationships
  • Networking skills
  • Problem solving abilities
  • Experience with Sync would be advantageous but not compulsory
  • If you enjoy a challenge and are a confident team player who is assertive and works well under pressure, please apply.

    Preference will be given to, but not limited to candidates from designated groups in terms of the Employment Equity Act.

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