Specialist: Materials Requirement Planning (Germiston)

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Job Description

Duties & Responsibilities


Grade 12, N3 Technical, NQF level4.

Degree or 3-year Diploma in Supply Chain & Logistics/Production planning.

A Technical qualification or background will be advantageous.

Years Of Experience

5 to 6 years’ experience.

Supply chain experience in Production Planning in a manufacturing environment is essential.

A sound understanding of production planning & manufacturing philosophies (Kaizen, Lean Manufacturing, Six Sigma, or equivalents).

Generic Knowledge Requirements

  • Microsoft Office: MS Excel, MS Access, and MS Word – Advanced
  • Core Tracker data base – Advanced
  • MRP system – Advanced
  • ISO 9001/2008

Job Responsibilities

  • – Executes and updates a targeted/specific plan for remanufactured components and cores, namely: WSP, WES, WSH and WSE
  • – Developing and maintaining Customer component forecast data base.
  • – Forecasting of RM/PEX component usage.
  • – Liaising with Branch- and Depot Managers to ensure Customer forecast accuracy.
  • – Ensure that components are available either fully rebuilt (RM/PEX) or as new parts.
  • – Plan and execute core returns to Global RM factories.
  • – Ensure that emergency stock levels are maintained
  • – Forward planning of all repairable components
  • – Generating OEM material schedules to meet demand within the requirements
  • – Facilitating planning meetings.
  • – Communicating deviations from plan timeously, up-front where possible and suggesting corrective action.
  • – Maintaining close contact with Production Work Order Planners and WIP expeditors by advising them on materials delivery status.
  • – Liaising with global suppliers with regards to the sourcing of components.
  • – Monitors systems data integrity and inventory levels & accuracy by Checking Bills of Materials integrity and inventory accuracy.
  • – Gathers and reports on MRP metrics and statistics.