Materials Planner – Cullinan

  • Permanent
  • Ref #414809PAM
  • Posted 3 weeks ago
  • Pretoria, Gauteng, South Africa, Africa
  • Food & Feed, Food Industry & Scientific
Employer Description

Producer that specializes in the procurement, feedlotting, slaughter, packing, processing, and distribution of meat products.

Job Description

Your duties will encompass:

  • Participate and influence department strategy.
  • Monitor and track against the plan.
  • Develop recommendations and subsequent action plans to enable the delivery of the departmental strategy.
  • Day to day interaction with team members to deliver strategy.
  • Build and develop effective relationships with relevant stakeholders to highlight and determine best solution to overcome challenges to continuously improve.
  • Contribute to delivering strategic plans with suppliers by liaising regularly on trend changes and tactical forecasting.
  • Conduct stock build plans considering capacity raw materials supply etc.
  • Understand and optimize supply chain and systems.
  • Understand internal and external factors which impact on demand and ensure these are reflected in forecasts.
  • Communicate with internal and external stakeholder to maximize efficiencies.
  • Track and Manage Plans and escalate supply shorts.
  • Issuing daily plans/schedules for all production units.
  • Resource Shift/ Labor planning.
  • Manage space in warehouses in line with plans and manage redundant and obsolete stock.
  • Manage relationships with suppliers.
  • Provide daily/weekly/monthly forecasts with supplier.
  • Purchase order management and ensure accurate order placement on all aspects.
  • Manage supplier contracts.
  • Conduct price negotiations with suppliers.
  • Report on materials shortages with root cause and corrective action.
  • Drive cost saving initiatives in line with departments strategies.
  • Analysis of historical and current performance.


  • BCom in Supply Chain


  • 2 years operational supply chain experience.
  • Sales and Operations Planning C
  • Financial or Economic Background.
  • Statistical Demand and Forecasting Techniques.
  • Strong Mathematical and Statistical Skills.
  • Project Management.

Salary / Package

R20 000 - R23 000 CTC