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Production & Planning Scheduler – Kgalagadi Breweries Ltd

 

Kgalagadi Breweries Ltd is a locally owned beer beverages manufacturing and distribution company with sites in Gaborone, Palapye and Francistown

We invite suitable applicants to apply for the role of PRODUCTION & PLANNING SCHEDULER based at our Gaborone Depot site.

Job Purpose:

Generate short term brewing and packaging plans, so as to meet forecasted sales while continuously planning stocks to maximise gross line yield while maintaining inventory policy.

Key roles and responsibilities:

  1. Agree and monitor packaging and brewing schedules to ensure sufficient full beer stock by brand pack and cellar stock by brand is available at all times to meet actual sales demand and packaging requirements
  2. Agree and report reliability numbers to stake holders according to the reporting schedule
  3. Plan Brewhouse, Racking & Filtration and Blending to ensure adequate beer stocks to achieve the Packaging plan
  4. Manage Daily stock reporting to ensure accuracy and availability as per required deadlines Agree and monitor packaging and brewing schedules to ensure sufficient full beer stock by brand pack and cellar stock by brand Is available at all times to meet actual sales demand and packaging requirements
  5. Tracking and Monitoring: Identifying and problem-solving risks, constraints, scenarios, performance, trends, opportunities, and KPI management
  6. Plan according to defined run strategies
  7. Ensure all resources, materials, empties, shifts etc are in place to execute schedule

Qualification & Skills:

  1. Relevant Bachelors degree m Engineering, Sciences or Commerce
  2. Proven experience with ability to influence and interface with senior stakeholders, specifically manufacturing
  3. Operational excellence and improvement bias
  4. Good communicator across alHeyels within and external to the organisation with pe’rsonal gravitas and credibility
  5. Customer focussed mind-set and approach
  6. Proven problem solving skills with an ability to manage complexity and ambiguity
  7. Excellent self-management practices
  8. Proactive, energetic and committed
  9. Flexible, adaptable and pragmatic
  10. High tolerance for stress and managing the operational realities of the business

11 Able to multitask, Attention to detail, logical thinker

  1. Strong Analytical skills, and above average ability to problem solve and conduct analyses

Experience:

  1. Preferably 3-5 years manufacturing or supply planning experience including production scheduling
  2. At least 5-10 years relevant experience, of which 3- 5 years’ operating at a management level
  3. Demonstrated experience in driving commercial decisions in a manufacturing organization (financial, operational, people)
  4. Ability to drive performance results showing a good track record

 

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