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  • Posted: May 17, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
  • Distell is a great company rooted in South Africa, crafting leading liquor brands for people to enjoy responsibly at every occasion the world over. We create exceptional brands with strong consumer focus offering real value for money across the pricing continuum. Distell Group Limited is Africa’s leading producer and marketer of spirits, fine wines, ci...
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    Bulk Planning Scheduler

    Applications are invited for the above-mentioned position to be based in the Planning, Procurement & Logistics (PP&L) Function, Adam Tas in Stellenbosch. The successful candidate will report into the Site Master Planner.

    Key Performance Areas Include (but Are Not Limited To)

    • Effective Production Scheduling of Primary processing which enables:
      • Optimal weekly scheduling rhythms including change-over matrices
      • Optimal capacity utilization of cellars processing & Augmentation in factory uptime
      • Assist with compilation of cellar processing volumes budgets/forecasts
    • Ensure Primary Plant Reliability & Stability
      • Cellar attainment - Volume throughput & Production adherence – Order scheduling
    • Drive Service Levels and Working Capital Management
      • Superior service levels
      • Compiling bulk volume budgets/forecasts
      • Reduce the cost of inventory in Bulk stock holding, including bulk consumables.
    • Ensure Planning Master Data Accuracy
      • Bill of Material (BOM) and Planned speeds on SAP & Bizware
    • Support and Drive Innovation & Supply Chain Excellence
      • Lead and govern bulk change control (New Products, Product Upgrades, Line capability and capacity changes).
      • Actively participate in Mini-Business activities and drive world class best practice.

    Minimum Requirement
    The successful candidate must have the following experience/skills:

    • National Diploma / NQF 6 in Supply Chain & Operations Management.
    • Fully competent in using production scheduling tools on an ERP suite.
    • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Outlook & PowerPoint)
    • Ability to effectively manage time and prioritize tasks in an organized and structured manner.
    • Good verbal and written communication skills in English.
    • Sound interpersonal skills


    • Previous experience in production scheduling & planning.
    • Previous experience of primary production Planning & Scheduling
    • Working knowledge of planning on SAP-MM.
    • Ability to analyse, interpret and compute sets of data
    • Ability to work under pressure.
    • Ability and willingness to work extended hours if and when required.
    • Must have reliable transport to and from work.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to Distell on to apply

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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