Planner Production Job in Mondi Group Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Full Time

Website Mondi Group

This Job Listing is about Mondi Group in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa 2022

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Job Purpose

Reporting into the Planning and Inventory Control Manager, the incumbent of this position will be required to draw up master schedules to establish sequence and lead times of production to meet shipping and dispatch dates according to sales forecasts and customer orders


  • Minimum NQF level 6 qualification in Production Planning, Demand / Supply Planning, Supply Chain Management or relevant discipline

Job Experience

  • A minimum of 3 years work experience in a production, demand or supply planning role
  • Experience in scheduling and prioritising a manufacturing process is preferred
  • Experience in Pulp, Paper and Packaging materials is an advantage

Key Performance Areas

  • Creating, capturing and developing accurate production plans
  • Operating computerized planning, scheduling and reporting systems
  • Aligning production plans to customer requirements in order of urgency
  • Interfacing with production and finishing departments to ensure plans are clearly communicated and progress (actual vs. planned) is monitored and communicated to all relevant stakeholders
  • Maintaining the quality standards in production planning processes and practices
  • Contributing to the development of procedures, work instructions and training manuals
  • Track and work with relevant stakeholders to improve the following KPIs:
  • Number of Production Plan Changes
  • Production Scheduling Adherence %
  • Deckle Efficiency %

Job Competencies/ Attributes/Skills

  • Good verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and manage time effectively
  • Has attention to detail, delivers quality work within deadlines, proactive approach
  • Ability to work under minimum supervision and take personal initiatives to achieve goals
  • Solid production planning knowledge
  • Must be computer literate with knowledge of MS Office
  • SAP knowledge is an advantage
  • Valid Driver’s License

Company: Mondi Group

Vacancy Type: Full-time · Associate 

Job Location: Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa

Application Deadline: N/A

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