Manufacturing Operations Planner
2022-06-15 - 2022-07-15
Eastern Cape, Gqeberha
Negotiable - Negotiable Monthly (Market related)
Our client in the automotive/engineering sector has an opportunity available for a Manufacturing Operations Planner to be based at their operations in Gqeberha.
This role is responsible for the planning and management of manufacturing, assembly, storage, transportation and customer services, as well as overseeing, scheduling and arranging teams work on a daily basis & cooperating with other team members as necessary.

Duties include but not limited to:
  • Responsible for planning the manufacturing and delivering of all equipment as per time schedule.
  • Responsible for rolling out strategy for manufacturing.
  • Project fabrication and assembly resource planning and effective usage of them.
  • Assist with proposal and project planning for manufactured tasks.
  • Periodic assessment of vendor in line with quality and schedule.
  • Timely rolling out progress reports to project department for necessary updating.
  • Allocation of jobs to fabrication team and assembly team.
  • Maintain record for claim management if any due to poor fabrication.
  • Co-ordination with other departments for timely delivering inputs to supplier.
  • Responsible for Raw Material inspection.
  • Housekeeping of outside yard, assembly and fabrication workshops.
  • Responsible for controlling drawings/documents.
  • Stage inspection and final inspection reports preparations.
  • Logistic of fabricated material and its shipment.
  • Painting inspection of equipment.
  • Vendor assessment for manufacturing.
  • Responsible for General and Project parts storages.
  • Ensure that manufactured items are produced to acceptable quality standards..
  • The employee is responsible for the day to day sufficient running of the workshop.
  • Check and inspect that all tools are available and maintained in the correct place and that all equipment is in suitable working condition.
  • Advise all new and existing staff of company policies and procedures and adherence to these policies and procedures at all times.
  • General administration for personnel and record keeping.
  • During busy periods, the employee is required to undertake manufacturing tasks and assist the through put of work through the workshop.
  • The employee is responsible for the quality of the work carried out and performs incoming and outgoing inspection on all parts and assemblies or delegates that work.
  • Daily attendance and sickness records have to be kept alongside individual records of what work is carried out and on which projects.
  • Minimum Matric
  • Tertiary qualification relevant to the role
  • At least 3-4 years' experience in a similar role
  • Ability to communicate effectively at all levels
  • Leadership competence
  • Good understanding of computer literacy – knowledge of Microsoft PC applications
  • Understanding of Health and Safety Legislation
  • Good knowledge in overall fabrication
For more information please contact:
Chane Tessner