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
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
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.