Production Planner (FMCG) – East Rand

  • Permanent
  • Ref #389898RB
  • Posted 1 week ago
  • Boksburg, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Food & Feed, Food Industry & Scientific, Manufacturing/Production, Production
Employer Description

Our client is a reputable food manufacturer.

Job Description

Reporting to the Logistics Supervisor, You will be responsible for:

  • Uploading Sales forecasts
  • Compiling the Production requirements for Finished Products with 3rd party packers
  • Maintain and update plans per requirements
  • Communicate the Production Plan to 3rd party packers
  • Create Purchase Orders for 3rd party manufacturers, packaging and minor ingredients
  • Maintain and update Production Plan (plan vs. actual) and reschedule as required
  • Compile weekly PVA reports for packing plants
  • Compile weekly stock covers for finished goods
  • Receive supplier blend demand and upload into SAP to determine raw material and process chemical requirements
  • Plan product trial dates and requirements
  • Compile Working Capital Report (monthly)
  • Reconcile SAP to 3rd party manufacturers stock and investigate variances
  • Maintain and update SAP Master Data (Finished Goods stock items, lead times, etc.)
  • Conduct 3rd party stock takes (monthly)


  • National Diploma Production/Operations Management or Engineering


  • 3 – 5 years relevant experience in a related role within the Food/FMCG manufacturing environment
  • SAP experience
  • Knowledge of HACCP principles

Salary / Package

R250K - R325K CTC per annum


  • Medical Aid
  • Pension Fund
  • 13th Cheque