Planning Manager

A leading steel company situated in Mpumalanga is urgently seeking the expertise of an experienced Planning Manager to join their team.

The successful incumbent for this position will be responsible for:

  • Daily production and shipping plans, order promising and capacity planning
  • Managing the material planning process, and dealing with excess material, internal projects and stock sales.
  • Define material planning rules and practices, including material design, implementing NCR dispositions, final allocations and final cutting instructions
  • Identify opportunities for improvement and implementing solutions.
  • Facilitating effective communication and reporting within the business unit and across disciplines.
  • Handle high volumes of data; ensure data integrity report accurately on manufacturing progress.

Key requirements:

  • Suitable qualification (preferably Industrial Engineering) with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the manufacturing industry. Experience in the steel industry will be advantageous.
  • Proven knowledge and interest in operations planning – including the concepts of Lean Manufacturing, MES, and manufacturing planning systems.
  • Relevant experience in liaising with management of all departments in the company to define planning objectives, execute the plans and monitoring and improving the outcome.
  • Candidate’s career history must display strategic approaches to implementing effective and efficient approaches to optimize available resources and setting the team priorities and goals.
  • Must be able to effectively communicate and facilitate consultation processes among business unit.
  • Our ideal candidate must display strong leadership qualities; be a self-driven, strategic, analytical and decisive thinker to thrive and work across disciplines

If you meet the above requirements and want to make a career-changing move, apply today by either filling in the online application form or by emailing your CV to logistics@hireresolve.za.com

Alternatively, you are also welcome to contact Rebecca at 021 180 0855 or connect with her on LinkedIn.

Please note that correspondence will only be conducted with shortlisted candidates for this position.
Please consider your application unsuccessful if you do not hear from us within 3 days

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