Production Scheduler - ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions, Durban

  • Durban
  • Salary: Market Related
  • Job Type: Permanent
  • Sectors: FMCG
  • Posted by ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions on Thursday, March 28, 2019
  • Reference: Thabile Dlamini
  • Apply before Monday, May 27, 2019 - 2 Days left

Vacancy Details

Employer: ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions

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

Candidate Requirements

Function – 2+ experience in production management

§Industry – Experience in FMCG industry desirable


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About ADA Recruitment & HR Solutions

ADA Recruitment and HR Solutions is a dynamic and innovative recruitment agency that understands candidate’s needs in terms of achieving their career goals and objectives. 

Our professional team consists of dedicated recruitment specialists, with over 30 years combined industry experience.  These highly trained recruitment specialists have developed skills and expertise in the various fields that they specialize in.  Not only are they familiar with market trends and dynamics; they also have a thorough and immediate grasp of the intricacies of your job.  This background knowledge ensures they are able to recognize your strengths and match them with suitable positions with our highly reputable clients.  Our years of working in the recruitment field have helped us develop a wide range of network of key clients, thus allowing us to find prime positions with top employers in the fields of:

Engineering and Manufacturing
Human Resources
Office Support and Administration
Sales and Marketing

ADA prides itself on offering a range of services to their candidates thus removing the anxiety and stress from the job seeking process.  This is done by providing extensive support and guidelines to our candidates, which starts from the first interview with the consultant, understanding our candidates need for a career change, guide them on smart career moves and assist them to prepare them for the ultimate change. Our service to candidates is maintained throughout the recruitment process until our candidate is settled into their new career.