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Production Planner

Full time
January 24th, 2019

Our client is an International Engineering and Manufacturing Company servicing the Mining & Resources sectors. This global market leader specialises in engineering solutions in measuring, process technologies in industrial weighing, feeding, screening and automation.

Job Overview

The purpose of this role is to implement production scheduling and capacity planning based on firm sales orders and sales forecasts, in both new and refurb equipment production lines, with the objective of maximising resource utilisation and minimising planned downtime. This role also conducts monitoring and reporting of production line performance against established KPIs.


Main Accountabilities
  • Maintain an updated production schedule and capacity plan for both new and refurb equipment production lines
  • Monitor and analyse production performance against established KPIs
  • Coordinate with internal customers to align demand and manufacturing capacity
  • Coordinate with key Operational teams to ensure timely supply of parts and services into the manufacturing processes
  • Prepare and submit accurate reports in a timely manner
  • Responsible for SAP Production Planning Master Data components
  • Act as Key User for SAP Production Planning, as necessary
  • Continually improve planning processes to reduce budget issues / schedule delays

Qualifications, Skills, Experience
  • 3 years experience in production scheduling and capacity planning
  • Good understanding and experience in applying LEAN techniques (i.e., JIT, Takt Time, 5S, SMED/QCO, Gemba, Standard Work & Line Balancing)
  • Trade qualifications in related field an advantage
  • Competent in using MS Excel (including Formulas and Charts)
  • Competent in using SAP planning module including good understanding of integration points of SAP PP with other modules including MM and IM
  • Knowledgeable in Basic Statistics
  • Good interpersonal skills
  • Strong Mechanical Aptitude

Please apply in Word format. Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

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