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Production Planner / Scheduler


Filmatic Packaging Systems (Pty) Ltd, a leading supplier of liquid filling solutions has an opportunity for a Production Planner / Scheduler to join our Production Team in Paarl. The ideal candidate should meet the following requirements and be able to fill the subsequent responsibilities:

Specific Skills
  • Must be computer literate in MS Office, 2D/3D CAD (advantageous) and ERP systems.
  • Proficient in mathematics and statistics
  • Strong analytical, organizational and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent communication abilities (English & Afrikaans)
  • Must be able to work independently, as well as function within a team.
  • Must be able to think critically, have attention to detail, complex problem solving, be creative and use own judgement in decision making.
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Pragmatic approach and positive demeanor
  • A positive attitude, self-motivated and reliable
  • Confident, assertive and results oriented.
Responsible For
  • Plan & Schedule production order fulfilment for assembly and fabrication workshops.
  • Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to meet production demand.
  • Assign resources to specific production orders.
  • Coordinate production operations in accordance with material, labour, and equipment availability.
  • Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time.
  • Address issues when they arise, aiming for minimum disruption.
  • Obtain output information (number of finished products, schedule accuracy, etc.)
  • Prepare and submit status and performance reports.
  • Collaborate with Engineering, Workshop, Quality control and other relevant staff.
  • Recommend viable solutions to reduce production costs, as well as improve production processes and product quality.
  • Promptly inform the relevant departments of changes to current production schedules.
  • Perform administrative tasks and maintain ERP system information.
Job Nature
Full Time
Experience Requirements
Minimum 5

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