Planning Assistant

Job Description

1. Job purpose

  • The purpose of the Planning Assistant is to support the Planners with operational and administrative tasks associated with the role.

2. Key Objectives

Order scheduling

  • Schedule orders according to standards provided


  • Liaise with sales and production for updating and tracking of production orders
  • Updating the system with current order status

Order tracking

  • Liaise with relative stakeholders to ensure that the orders are on track and update systems and stakeholders accordingly 
  • Resolve stock or production issues with relative stakeholders

Job cards

  • Printing out of job cards for production
  • Updating schedule dates onto job cards 

3. Qualification

  • NQF 4 Matric / equivalent

4. Knowledge

  • Branding Processes

5. Skill

  • Excel
  • Data capturing skills
  • Systematic Approach
  • Prioritising skills

6. Reports to

  • Production Planer

7. Length of Contract

  • 4 Months

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