Packaging Planner: Heineken

Applicants are invited for the above-mentioned position to be based in the Planning Department, Springs. The successful candidate will report to the Master Planner.

Closing date: 28 May 2024

Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng 

Key Performance Areas would include, but are not limited to:

  • Ensure a stable production plan by optimally utilising production facilities and employees.
  • Ensure the demand of products produced on relevant lines are managed effectively.

  • Incorrect Master data and BOM’s reported and corrected.
  • Create and manage production order reservations on SAP
  • Close out process orders declared technically complete – TECO.
  • Generate 4 week SAP production plan.
  • Assist with pack upgrades and change requests.

  • Calculate the capacity needed by the production line and the shifts required.
  • Assist with the budget/ forecast processes.
  • Timeous distribution of production plans
  • Production orders are released timeously.
  • Daily production feedback meetings are attended.
  • Active involvement in the missing parts management process

  • Effective re-scheduling of production lines as a result of breakdowns or other quality related problems.
  • Compile and distribute accurate packaging plans
  • Provide monthly consolidation of actuals vs. forecast
  • Manage slow moving and obsolete materials.

  • Support and Drive Innovation & Supply Chain Excellence
  • Lead and govern material change control (New Products, Product Upgrades)
  • Drive innovation and business improvements in support of operational goals.

The Successful candidate must preferably have the following experience/skills:

  • A relevant tertiary qualification in Production Planning, Logistics or Supply chain management is a requirement.
  • 2-3 years of experience within a Production planning environment
  • High level of SAP acumen regarding SAP Planning tools

  • Advance level of competency in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint)
  • Strong analytical abilities
  • Strong attention to detail is essential.
  • High level of problem-solving abilities
  • Excellent interpersonal skills

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