Gibela Jobs 2023 – Planning Specialist

Website Gibela Rail Transport Consortium

Job Description:

Responsible for organising and coordinating all planning relations to industrial activities to ensure on-time product deliveries, while contributing to profitability improvement in terms of cost, lead time and inventory reduction. Anticipate, identify and analyse planning risks and opportunities, including management reporting, corrective action-plans and process development. Responsible for proper planning data reliability, accuracy and consistency for SAP MRP system application and ensuring correct information flow both up & downstream (i.e.: Procurement, PME, manufacturing.)

Job Responsibilities:

  • Ensure that the Master Production Schedule is managed and takes into account industrial constraints, potential delay analysis and propose action plans.
  • Maintenance of material master data for planning fields and validate data.
  • Be the local referent for any support need related to MRP queries and optimize MRP processes
  • Analyze all MRP error messages for data consistency relating to planning and implement corrective actions.
  • Contribute and guide knowledge base creation for documentation
  • Identify and mitigate cross functionally capacity limitations, bottleneck analysis for supply and demand planning, monitor and correct deviance from normative standards.
  • Report key decisions and document major assumptions (ex: Takt Time change) using standard forms
  • Ensure that the Work in Progress and production sequence is concisely aligned with Cost and Cash (including Hard inventory, Raw materials & Work in Progress coverage, Future sales forecasting and on time deliveries)
  • Preparation of the monthly MPS based on past period results and inputs from projects and inject MPS into ERP system.

Job Requirements:

  • Advance Excel knowledge
  • Advanced knowledge of Industrial Planning, Operations and Supply chain processes (including Lean manufacturing and continuous improvement)
  • Recognised post graduate technical qualification in Data Science, Supply chain management or Industrial Engineering
  • Similar experience of 5 years in a planning and data control role within manufacturing environment
  • Excellent knowledge of client-supplier internet portal (EDI) and ERP interfaces
  • Minimum 5 years management experience with sound business knowledge, focused on industrialization, project delivery and manufacturing activities
  • Minimum 5 years SAP extensive knowledge

Job Details:

Company: Gibela Rail Transport Consortium

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Nigel, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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