Production Planner – Edenvale

Gauteng, Full Time Deadline: Aug 4, 2023

Job Purpose:

The purpose of the Production Planner is to integrate the production schedules across the factory into one master production plan and allocate jobs to machines according to machine standards.

Job Objectives and functions:
Production Planning

Responsible for the effective planning of production according to the availability and standards of machines
Issue daily production plan
Receive and integrate production plans per area into one master plan
Responsible for developing and issuing daily plan to production areas through integrating production data and identifying shift requirements
Communicate any deviations from the plan with the relevant stakeholders by updating production report daily
Prepare plan for the next shift as well as the shift the next day

People Management

Responsible for effectively tracking and measuring planning assistants daily outputs and goals


NQF 3 – Production Planning
LEAN Six Sigma – Green Belt


3-5 years Production Planner
3-5 Gifting, Apparel, Signage or Branding industry


Problem solving skills
Communication skills
People management skills
Judgment and decision making Skills
Organising, planning, and prioritising skills
Interpersonal skills and EQ
Verbal and numerical comprehension skills

Job-Related Knowledge:

Production process
Production Utilization
Overall equipment efficiency
Production scheduling
Branding Process

Reports to:

Planning Manager