Production Planner (Killarney Gardens)

Fair Cape Dairy's | Posted 29-03-2020

Cape Town (General IT)

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Fair Cape offers the following vacancy and invites interested candidates suitable for the position and that complies with the minimum requirements of the position to apply.

Main purpose of the job:

Plan production as efficiently and cost effectively as possible, making use of all resources and meeting customer’s requirements.

Preferred Minimum Requirements:

  • Grade 12, degree or diploma tertiary qualification in production/supply chain.
  • A minimum of 5 years working experience in a Planning capacity or similar roles within a manufacturing environment, preferably food industry and 3 years working experience on ERP/MPR driven environment


  • Administration — Knowledge of business principles involved in strategic planning, resource allocation, production methods, and coordination of people and resources

  • Planning — Knowledge of principles, methods and planning tools for planning resources, machine capacity, system requirements inclusive of related cost and benefits

  • Food Production — Knowledge of techniques and equipment for manufacturing food products

  • Production and Processing — Knowledge of raw materials, production processes, quality control, costs, and other techniques for maximizing the effective manufacture of food products Mathematics — Using mathematics to solve problems.

  • Material Resources — Understanding to allocate and fully utilize resources in a food manufacturing environment

  • An understanding of the production planning role in the overall business environment


  • Time Management — Managing one’s own time and the time of others

  • Coordination skills — adjusting actions in relation to others'''' actions

  • Systems Evaluation — Identifying measures or indicators of system performance and the actions needed to improve or correct performance, relative to the goals of the system

  • Operations Analysis — Analyzing needs and product requirements to deliver on production requirements

  • Computer skills – specifically ERP/MRP software, MS EXCEL