Work In Progress Production Planner

Location: Durban, South Africa
Salary: Negotiable
Recruiter: Ann Swann Personnel
Job Ref: JHB000380/CC
Summary: 2 years’ Work in Progress experience in a manufacturing environment, with matric, a Production Management Diploma and ideally some marketing or sales management experience. At least a year in stock control within the metal industry and experience using Microsoft Packages is essential.



Job Description


  • Matric/Grade 12
  • Production Management Diploma
  • Marketing & Sales Management will be a plus
  • Minimum 2 years’ experience in WIP in a manufacturing environment
  • Minimum 1 year experience in stock control
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience in metal industry
  • Minimum 1 years’ experience using Microsoft Packages

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Day to day production planning to run smooth with pre-planning for the following day.
  • Day to day liaison with Operations Manager, ensuring targeted milestones is met on time.
  • Ensure quality products are produced.
  • Meet lead times of 3 to 5 days.
  • Finished goods to be produced cost effectively.
  • Liaising between different departments (Sales & Operations) to ensure information received is correct according to customer’s requirements.
  • To become the pivotal point between the Sales Dept & Operations Dept.
  • Day to day liaison with Dispatch Supervisor to ensure goods are produced and delivered on time.
  • Convert Sales orders into production orders through ‘Syspro’ and ensure that correct material is available to meet the customer’s needs on time
  • Develop & maintain production planning schedule.
  • Develop, maintain & updating project schedule for onsite rolling.
  • Loading of Master Schedule through ‘Syspro’ to match the volume specified by the production planning schedule.
  • Notify all Stakeholders of any deviation due to machine breakdowns or material shortages.
  • Review & manage change requests from customers and making appropriate re-schedules.
  • Accurately create job cards
  • Accurately issue coils to the job (use SMS first)
  • Ensure that the correct coil is BTS’ed and the job is closed
  • Provide stockholding days forecasts
  • Be part of the Stock committee for ordering and placing of stock order.
  • Assist with Cycle Counts on a weekly basis
  • Ensure all jobs are reversed before quarterly stock takes


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