Planning Manager
Durpro Workforce Solutions
Durban, KwaZulu-Natal
Posted 04 May 2019

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Job Description

Strong leader with strong planning and management skills required to join leading Manufacturer

This customer focused, analytical individual with good dispute resolution and negotiation skills will be responsible for:

  • Managing the teams responsible for processing orders, planning jobs and maintaining communication with both the sales team, production team as well as the customer.
  • Driving and leading a customer-centric approach to operations by creating the link between sales and production.
  • Planning and co-ordination of production to provide optimum usage of available capacity across the Group
  • Developing systems and processes to identify problems and communicating appropriate solutions through the business
  • Producing of Work Schedules on a real time basis by ensuring all departments are working towards common goal on a daily basis and updating relevant departments to adjust plans.
  • Ensuring all raw materials (ink, paper, plates) are available to the respective Departments and is issued by Stores
  • Communicating any variations in production that affect the Customer`s confirmed dispatch date, and in turn the extended delivery date.
  • Daily monitoring of the system to ensure all deliveries are dispatched on the specified dates
  • Analysing available production capacity for each cost centre

 Qualification & experience required:

  • Matric plus related qualification
  • Minimum of 5 years Management experience
  • Minimum of 5 years Production Planning experience
  • Sound knowledge of printing processes
  • Knowledge of production processes, stores / warehouse management