Develop effective scheduling process to achieve production objectives and define potential solutions to improve production performance
Create and maintain the finite daily production schedule for the week
Align and agree the weekly plan with site management within agreed timelines
Generate plans within the system and releases the process/production orders to manufacturing
Order and stock adequate materials to avoid any shortages.
Ensure that materials and equipment are prearranged for production.
Resolve manpower and material shortage problems in a timely manner.
Monitor actual production against the agreed plan for the week, and informs supply planning and production team if there are any issues to be highlighted
Reviews daily sales with supply planning to identify if any immediate changes needs to be carried out
Model production network to enable simulation and optimization of customer service and production efficiency and costs
Collaborate with supplier and contract manufacturers
Identify critical materials and supplier capacity
Maintain and optimise master production schedule data within Oracle (planning through puts, change over matrix, working hours) and continuously optimize production schedules and simulations
Generate production reports to Managers for critical decision making purposes
Key Professional Competencies
•Core knowledge – Production Planning Best Practices ( process & technology), Interrelation between customer service, production management, Inventory management (raw/ packaging materials ), Supply Chain KPI’s.
Key foundational competencies
•Academic – Analytical Skills, Negotiation Skills, Problem solving, Decision making, Degree or Diploma in Industrial Engineering, Production or Supply Chain Management
•Leadership –Owning it!, driving long-term results, developing myself & others, staying a step-ahead, managing change
§Personal Effectiveness – Effective communication