Production Scheduler


Plan, update and maintain production schedule to ensure stock cover.


  • Production Planning: Schedule production plan to meet stock cover of finished goods required by sales demand;
  • Maximum line capacity planning:  Ensure every production order is met through maximum line capacity planning;
  • Quality Control: Ensure all raw materials and packaging components have passed through quality control;
  • Projects / new launches: Ensure stock availability to meet launch date y marketing; Minimize write offs;
  • Raw material forecast:  Based on production plan, ensure that the correct number of materials are available; 
  • Labour layout:  Ensure correct permanent and contract compliment on site to meet production plan, taking into consideration training interventions, public holidays and shut down periods;
  • Participate in monthly stock take


Key Professional Competencies

  • Core knowledge – Production planning, project management; food processing and food safety 

Key foundational competencies 

  • Academic – Matric, Project Management, Problem solving, Computer MS Office; 
  • Personal Effectiveness – Effective communication, Interpersonal skills, planning and organizing; Integrity, Creativity, Continuous learning; team leadership


  • Function –> 5 years experience in coordinating/supervising of the manufacturing function 
  • Industry – >3 FMCG food manufacturing, 

What will you be measure on?  – Key performance indicators

  • Service levels and stock cover
  • Capacity planning
  • Cost management – budget
  • Continuous Improvement


Tiger Brands is proudly Africa’s largest listed manufacturers of fast-moving consumer goods (FMCG). We impact lives every day with our iconic, award-winning brands. Our core business is the manufacture, market and distribute everyday branded food and beverages. Our products are relevant across every meal occasion and are well positioned to grow. 

Being a food company means we’re an intimate part of everybody’s daily lives and that’s why we get loud and proud about exploring further, roaring louder and growing together.

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