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Raw Materials Planner

Job Information
LocationRecruitment Agency / Vacancy in Gauteng
Job TypePermanent
EducationBTECH in Logistics/Supply Chain Management
Experience3 Years' Experience

Job Description

Our Client is looking for a Raw Materials Planner to join their team. The position requires someone who is able to cope proactively in an environment where change is inevitable


• Carrying out of daily, weekly and monthly materials resource planning activities

• Establish and maintain effective working relationships with external suppliers.

• Ensure that all materials are available to meet the production plan.

• All material shortages to be reported to management.

• Provide suppliers with weekly supply schedules and monthly forecasts for both raw materials and packaging components.

• Control stock of raw materials, short dated inventory and rejected materials to ensure that write-off are minimized.

• Ensure that supplier pricing and lead-times are adhered to when placing and confirming purchase orders.

• Ensure appropriate maintenance and review of MRP parameters.

• Ensure that New Product introduction is performed efficiently and effectively.

• Liaise with Logistics to ensure that raw material imports on-track

• Maintain and improve the External Supply chain processes.

• Attend Supply Planning Meetings.

• Assist Category Supply Plan Manager in delivering Supply Chain KPI’s

• Ensure material availability to achieve short term 0 – 3 months plan

• Inventory Management

• Obtain good vendor relationships to optimize vendor reliability

Minimum Requirements

• BTECH in Logistics/Supply Chain Management

• 3 years’ experience procurement or supply planning

• Knowledge of Purchasing and Inventory Management principles

• Knowledge of planning systems

• Computer literate

Correspondence will only be conducted with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within 3 days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Should you meet the requirements for this position, please email your CV to or fax to 086 558 5110. You can also contact Stephanie

or email us:

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