Job title: Group Production Planning Manager
Job type: Permanent
Emp type: Full-time
Industry: Manufacturing and Production
Expertise: Manufacturing and Production
Salary type: Annual
Salary: negotiable
Location: Uthukela DC, South Africa
Job published: 07-07-2020
Job ID: 32528
Contact name: Lucy De Freitas
Phone number: +44 121285 3888 OR +27 898 9448
Contact email:

Job Description


My client, a manufacturing site, is currently recruiting for a Group Production Planning Manager who will be responsible for providing the Factory Finance Management team with the Planning Resource, Operations Planning, Monitoring and Control as well as:

  • Set challenging objectives with a focus on delivering results and achieving business outcomes
  • Effectively transfer thoughts and express ideas verbally and in written in work situations to positively influence the environment and negotiate effectively with key stakeholders
  • Demonstrate concern for meeting internal and external customers, needs in a manner that provides satisfaction for the customer 
  • Develop effective strategies and interpersonal skills to influence and guide others toward the accomplishment of identified objectives and goals
  • Establish a systematic course of action, determines priorities and allocates time and resources effectively to ensure accomplishment of a specific objective
  • Promote cooperation and teamwork while working to achieve collective outcomes
  • Takes a proactive, long-term perspective on the business, keeping in mind key trends and dynamics in the broader business environment 
  • Assist in quarterly budget preparation
  • Support the Group Director Production to ensure all deliverables to stakeholders are met

Skills Required

  • Minimum tertiary education: Bachelors Degree
  • Preferred Qualifications:  Operations/Production Management (Project Management)  
  • 2 – 3 Years Manufacturing experience
  • Manufacturing processes
  • SAP Production Planning
  • Microsoft Office (experience in Excel)
  • Valid Driver’s License (occasional travel local and international)

Should you meet the required skills please respond to this advert