Production Planner TDC 1

Full time Express Cape Town
  • Post Date : July 13, 2021
  • Apply Before : August 31, 2021
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Job Detail

  • Career Level Officer
  • Experience 5 Years
  • Qualifications Diploma

Job Description

Our client, based in Killarney Gardens, is a family run business who are looking for a Production Planner to join their team.


Main Purpose of the job: 

Plan production as efficiently and cost-effectively as possible, making use of all resources and to meeting customer’s requirements.


Preferred Minimum Education: 

  • Minimum of Grade 12, degree or diploma tertiary qualification in production/supply chain. Qualification with financial component


Preferred Minimum Experience: 

  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in a Planning capacity or similar roles within a manufacturing environment, preferably food industry and 3 yrs working experience on ERP/MPR driven environment


Critical Knowledge & Skills Requirements:



  • Administration — Knowledge of business principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources
  • Planning — Knowledge of principles, methods and planning tools for planning resources, machine capacity, system requirements inclusive of related cost and benefits
  • Food Production — Knowledge of techniques and equipment for manufacturing food products
  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of food products Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.
  • Material Resources — Understanding to allocate and fully utilise resources in a food manufacturing environment
  • An understanding of the production planning role in the overall business environment


  • Time Management — Managing ones own time and the time of others, Coordination skills — adjusting actions in relation to others’ actions, Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system, Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to deliver on production requirements, Computer skills – specifically ERP/MRP software, EXCEL,


Critical Function Competencies: 

  • Information Gathering and Processing
  • Information Management
  • Business Perspective
  • Using Financial information


Behavioural Competencies: 

  • Attention to details
  • Analytical thinking


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We are located at:

Unit 18, T2 Building, Gants Plaza,

Gerber Boulevard, Strand,




Office: 021 111 0656

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