Executive Placements Group SCM Planning Manager Jobs in South Africa

Executive Placements Group SCM Planning Manager Jobs in South Africa

Job Description

  • Our Client, a well-established and highly prestigious South African Manufacturer in the technical textiles industry is seeking to URGENTLY appoint a seasoned and dynamic Group SCM Planning Manager who can not only lead, but mentor and inspire a team of direct reports, based in their Pinetown, Durban Head Office.

    Main Purpose for the Role:

  • Report into the Group Supply Chain Manager

    Minimum Key Competency Requirements:

  • Minimum B.Com or BSc (Engineering) which should ideally be complemented with an additional Post-graduate business qualifications such as a MBA/ MBL or other related qualification in Business Administration or Operations Management.

  • A Postgraduate qualification will therefore prove to be a distinct advantage.

  • A Minimum of 5 years’ in-depth experience in SCM planning and scheduling in a manufacturing facility is Essential.

  • Experience and familiarity with Lean Manufacturing or World Class Manufacturing concepts will be an added plus.

  • Experience with inventory management.

  • Experience with JDE preferred.

  • Fluency and proficiency in the practical application of MRP logic, scheduling logic, order policies, capacity planning, input/output control, product structures, routings, and standards maintenance.

  • Knowledgeable in master scheduling, production planning and detailed scheduling, demand management, purchasing, and cost accounting techniques.

  • Advanced Microsoft Excel skills.

  • Be extremely organized.

  • Possess Superior analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Have exceptional communication and organizational skills required with the ability to work
    well with all levels of employees and internal departments in a diverse multidisciplinary environment.

    Key Responsibilities:

  • Manage planning inputs of Sales orders, OEM Forecast & Strategic build plans.

  • Maintain consolidated forecast in MRP.

  • Use MRP forecast to create master Production Schedule.

  • Perform level loading on build plan to allow for resource restrictions.

  • Manage MRP order generation for imports.

  • Distribute weekly production schedule.

  • Participate in daily production planning meeting.

  • Identify potential material shortage or overage in advance.

  • Identify vendor nonconformance.

  • Issue reports on:

  • order fulfilment

  • production lead time

  • product shipment.

  • Lead project team to achieve stock turn targets.

  • Raw material and finished goods.

  • Maintain WIP inventory to support planned demand.

  • Assist with correcting BOM deficiencies.

  • Propose implement and improve planning methods, tools and reports.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Executive Placements Group SCM Planning Manager Jobs in South Africa

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