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Material Planner - Gauteng

Industry: Other / Job Expires: 2018-04-16 21:20:43 / Location: Gauteng

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Maintain inventory of supplies and stock by receiving, storing, distribution and effective planning thereof. 


  • Oversee stock control and processing receiving goods 
  • Keeping stock system up to date and planning future capacity requirements
  • Ensure time, quality and delivery objectives are met
  • Produce regular reports and statistics on a daily, weekly and monthly basis
  • Perform regular cycle counts
  • Perform full stock counts
  • Investigate and correct any discrepancy between stock counted and stock on system
  • Calculate required material against production plan (MRP)
  • Determine stock levels and maintain stock records
  • Inform Sourcing Manager directly if shortage, problem or discrepancy is found
  • Record shortages and reject damaged items
  • Keep careful, accurate and detailed records
  • Ensure that all high value items are safe (locked away) at all times
  • Ensure good housekeeping in stores
  • Control, plan and report expired stock
  • Provide administrative support
  • Implement inventory techniques, maintain warehouse by organising floor space, adhere to storage design principles and recommend improvements 
  • Ensure that the warehouse meets OHS regulations at all times
  • Picking of material for production


Grade 12 (minimum)

Appropriate Tertiary Diploma/Degree 


A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a similar job.

Technical acumen


  • Advanced computer skills especially w.r.t MS Office Suite & Pastel
  • Problem solving 
  • Multitasking 
  • Independent decision making 
  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Policy Development
  • Planning and organising 
  • Performance management
  • Deadline driven
  • Inventory management
  • Attention to detail 
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