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Production Planner Vacancy

  • Full time
  • Philippi
  • Applications have closed

Reference: 4277 DB
Consultant: Dorei Barnes

Job Description:

  • Monitor and enhance production reports that track the various stages of apparel manufacturing.
  • Measure factory and supporting service providers (CMT’s) output against set targets and timelines.
  • Measure factory and supporting service providers (CMT’s) capacities in units, minutes or pieces.
  • Forecast the sustainable output of the factory in accordance with strategic operational targets.
  • Track and report on the cost recovery of each manufacturing department.
  • Compare actual and estimated product costings and report on exceptions.
  • Review Bills of Materials (BOMs) to ensure accuracy and that they reflect the latest manufacturing pricing.
  • Engage in benchmarking studies to establish areas of potential operational improvement.
  • Measure and report monthly, weekly and daily on key performance indicators of the manufacturing division.
  • Analyse production statistics of operational performance and make recommendations.
  • Managing stock aging of finished goods, work-in-process and trims.
  • Performing cost benchmarking studies to identify areas of cost saving.
  • Implement financial and operational best practices in the manufacturing planning division.
  • Maintain a documented system of policies and procedures for the manufacturing division.
  • Support the annual financial audit with reference to the company’s product costing methodology.
  • Analyse labour and overhead rates and suggest adjustents in absorption rates when necessary.
  • Create additional analyses and reports as requested by management.
  • Management of the production planning and administration staff.


  • BComm. Graduate, and Honours degree advantages
  • Minimum 3 years work experience
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Good leadership and communication skills demonstrated on application
  • Report writing skills
  • Power BI knowledge will be advantageous
  • Staff management experience

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