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Planner / Expediter

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in KwaZulu-Natal
SalaryR260k - R200k
Job TypePermanent
EducationRelevant tertiary degree, diploma or certificate
Experience years experience within a manufacturing environment

Job Description

Our client is looking for a Planner / Expediter to join their dynamic team.

Position Overview:

Planner / Expediter required to interpret & communicate customer forecasts & sales orders correctly & timely for production. Do monthly & daily production planning. Oversee / supervise the purchasing function, dispatch function & transport of final goods. Champion a KANBAN system in stores & apply JIT and lean manufacturing principles. Liaise with internal & external customers to meet deadlines.

Minimum Requirements:

Relevant tertiary degree, diploma or certificate

Proficient in the use of Microsoft office

Proficient use and knowledge of ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) in respect of purchasing

Syspro software experience advantageous

5 years experience within a manufacturing environment

Planning / forecasting experience is essential, preferably in a labour-intensive industry

Excellent communication and negotiating skills

Basic lean manufacturing knowledge

Kanban knowledge an advantage

Proven ability to manage and supervise staff.

Ability to work under pressure, meet deadlines and prioritise

The ability to improve operations, decrease turnaround times, streamline work processes, and work cooperatively and jointly to provide seamless customer service

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 724 7757. You can also contact Tracey on 021 555 0432.

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful. Mass Staffing Projects offers a R1000 for any candidate that is referred and placed through Mass Staffing Projects.

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