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Business Writer
Job Title
Business Analyst
Employment Type
Full Time
5 to 7 years
Job Published
20 May 2022
Job Reference No.

Job Description


The Company values appointing candidates who hold a balance between qualifications and relevant experience i.e., it's not only the number of years of experience that counts but also the life in those years.

  • Grade 12 or equivalent.
  • Minimum- Diploma in Logistics or Supply Chain Management field.
  • Preferred- Degree in Logistics or Supply Chain Management. 
  • 5 Years' experience in applying job-related concepts, techniques, and processes.
  • Computer literate with strong MS Excel and ERP system skills.
  • Ability to apply numerical principles and do detailed production planning. 
  • Ability to influence stakeholders.
  • Persuasive communication and interpersonal skills.


The successful candidate will be the leader of the Sales and Operations Planning (S& OP)process which combines demand with supply through a detailed Production Plan.  He/She will be responsible for the information integrity of the ERP system regarding production execution, customer service level and Master Schedule (MPS) processes. He/She will also be responsible for compiling management reports with regard to financial indicators for Logistics across all manufacturing units (Milk, Butter, and Cheese). 

  • Facilitate the production planning process.
  • Oversee the production administration function with regards to the capturing of production in Navision.
  • Report on (usage variances, waste, and inefficiencies; and pack vs plan).
  • Report on financial metrics (i.e. unit cost, price variances and usage variances). 
  • Ensure the accuracy of Bill of Material (BOMs) in Navision information between Production, Logistics and Finance. 
  • Create production routings in Navision and maintain the production capacities per work - and Machine Centre.
  • Analyse business processes, anticipate requirements, uncover areas for improvement and development and develop and implement solutions.
  • Determine operational objectives by studying business functions, gathering information, evaluating output requirements, and developing an integrated reporting system.
  • Consolidate the production plan and milk requirements for all factories.
  • Consider planned maintenance breaks and plan accordingly. 
  • Consolidate all planning data and prepare (Sales and Operational Planning) S & OP report for approval.
  • Facilitate the bi-weekly Sales and Operational Planning (S&OP) meetings on a multi-level cross-functional basis, and
  • Manage the Master Production Schedule (MPS) process in Navision. 

Ref Code: BIZ
Location: Coega IDZ
Career Level: 5 Years (Post qualification)
Industry: Supply Chain and FMCG Manufacturing 
Working Hours: Monday to Friday 08H00 to 16H30
Salary: Negotiable, depending on roles and responsibilities (Includes medical aid, provident fund and annual bonus).




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