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Job title: Planner( 12 Month Fixed Term Contract)
Employment type: Contract
Experience: 5 to 10 years
Salary: Negotiable
Salary Type: Cost to Company
Job published: 02 February 2021
Job reference no: 616625403

Job Description

12 Month Fixed Term Contract available for a Planner, within the Operations Department of a Chemical Manufacturing company. Based in KZN.  A qualification in Supply Chain/Logistics, and advanced knowledge and experience in production, scheduling, demand planning, inventory management and constraint principles required.


  • BCom/Similar Supply Chain/Logistics
  • Minimum 5 years in Planning
  • SAP experience essential
  • Drivers License essential
  • Advanced computer Literacy
  • Advanced Knowledge of ERP systems
  • Current legislation knowledge (Incoterms and HTS)
  • Production, scheduling, demand planning, Inventor Management experience advanced
  • Negotiation, conflict management and communication skills advanced
  • Solid financial management principles, strategy implementation, inventory costing methodologies and principles


  • Lead, direct and manage the Planning Team in accordance with Supply Chain strategy
  • Ensure processes comply with SHERQ and legal requirements
  • Ensure Planning function is aligned with Code of Ethics
  • Determine and manage raw material planning
  • Manage and coordinate direct Purchase for Resale
  • Facilitate Order Status workgroup
  • Ensure customers receive orders on time
  • Analyze and report re demand plan, risks and opportunities
  • Co-ordinate cross functional teams (Finance, supply chain and demand planning)
  • Analyze forecasts and sales orders
  • Manage constraints
  • Set up and control master data control process
  • Manage imported material status, costing and documentation
  • Manage and implement continuous improvements

Only Online applications will be considered. Shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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