Job Title
Employment Type
Full Time
4 to 7 years
Job Published
18 July 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description

Our client within the mineral processing equipment manufacturing space seeks the expertise of a Planner to join their team. The ideal candidate will be tasked with planning on-time delivery of components, entering works orders, requisitions, scheduling, expediting, and conducting stock counts.


  • Grade 12 certificate
  • Supply chain management certificate/Diploma in Procurement/Planning
  • 4 years relevant experience in an operational environment
  • Must be from a manufacturing environment
  • Follows up, initiates action, quality orientated, good planning and organising skills
  • Proficient in an MRP/ERP system, Microsoft Office Suite (MS Word, Excel, Projects, Teams, PowerPoint, and Outlook), Qliksense, Onbase, and JDE

Main Responsibilities

  • Daily execute MRP (material resource planning) and resolve associated queries or issues
  • Sales order is checked against lead time list to ensure delivery is possible as per company procedure
  • Information from drawing office is checked to ensure that it is correct as per purchase order
  • Requisitions are created as required through MRP system
  • Late Delivery Notes/Late Orders are loaded on JDE for late jobs or early jobs when necessary
  • Works orders are loaded and maintained as per request
  • Delivery notes and invoices are generated and given to operations for all sales orders
  • Sales department is communicated regarding progress of sales orders and to check progress for all sales orders
  • Stock takes for the product range are conducted daily/monthly/yearly and stock is physically checked to verify cycle counts when necessary
  • Variance reports are created, analyzed and necessary action taken where needed
  • Reorder levels are monitored and maintained to ensure the availability of material and obsolete stock is identified quarterly
  • Assembly job files are prepared for every job and schedules for assembly (production areas) are compiled daily/weekly and monthly
  • Operations tracking register is updated continuously to ensure that all information is up to date
  • Quality issues are monitored, and issues communicated to relevant person as soon as quality issues are identified
  • Procurement Officer is contacted to communicate purchase order requirements with suppliers
  • Confirmation of order receipt to ensure that requested dates can be met