PRODUCTION PLANNER – Kromberg and Schubert Botswana (Pty) Ltd (KSRB)

PRODUCTION PLANNER

Kromberg and Schubert Botswana (Pty) Ltd (KSRB) is a harness manufacturing company in Botswana with its
operation in Gaborone. The company is part of a world-wide manufacturer and supplier of automotive wiring harnesses to some of the major motor manufacturers in the world.
Do you have what it takes to join this leading company? We have an opportunity for you!

Key Responsibility Areas
• Analyzing and validation of orders from the customers
• Expedite operations that delay schedules and alter schedules to meet unforeseen conditions
• Determine demand on the plant by utilizing various production control tools
• Plan and schedule workflow for each line operation according to established manufacturing sequences, lead times and demand
• Workflow Optimization, compiling progress reports(KPI’s), and initiating actions on orders and bottlenecks
• Ensure all parties are fully cognizant of production status and work planning and execution objectives are integrated and communicated on time
• Manage material allocations during engineering change process in order to eliminate any risks of obsolescence
• Provide regular reporting on production performance including OTD, premium freight charges incurred and excess risks
• Assure accurate distribution of finished goods and follow up on dispatches
• Liaising with service provider JIT/center and internal support
• Integration of orders and coordination of production
• Active participation in plant related issues and customer visits
• Constant contact with the customers making follow ups on orders and cancelled call-offs
• To perform any other lawful and reasonable duties as directed by management.

Minimum Education or Qualifications:
• Minimum of Degree in Engineering, Supply Chain Management or any related course.

Competencies:
• Proactive
• Analytical Thinking
• Self Confident
• Self Development
• Emotional Intelligence
• Effective Communication

Key Skills and Experience:
• Minimum 3 years experience working in a high intensive manufacturing environment
• Experience in Supply Chain Management
• Project Management and Lean techniques experience

Application Instructions:
If you have what it takes, send your application, CV and certificates to:
HR Business Partner
Kromberg & Schubert Botswana
recruitment@ksrb.kroschu.com
Tel: +267 3987711
www.kroschu.com

Closing Date:
Saturday, 9 September, 2017

NB: ONLY SUCCESSFUL APPLICANTS WILL BE RESPONDED TO.