Shoprite: Planning Manager

Closing Date 2021/07/19
Reference Number SHO210517-3
Job Title Planning Manager
Job Type Permanent
Location – Country South Africa
Location – Province Western Cape
Location – Town or City Brackenfell
Purpose of the Job The main responsibility of the Planning Manager is to produce cost effective and operational efficient transportation (route scheduling) and Distribution Centre operational plans which will provide clients with the right product, in the right condition at the right time while understanding and balancing the various limitations of the supply chain.
Job Category Logistics
Job Objectives • Transport route scheduling and optimisation • System management (relevant within the operational and transport environment) • Daily plan extractions • Process Improvement and supply chain coordination between Transrite and DCs operations • Analyse planning and operational efficiencies • Manage Planning related aspects pertaining to store openings and closures • Resolving of branch related queries within the planning (and related departments) scope • Client service and communication
Qualifications Relevant degree in Logistics / Engineering / Statistics
Experience Minimum of 2 years route scheduling experience in an FMCG environment or related experience
Knowledge and Skills • Knowledge DC operations • Google Suite / Microsoft packages • Ortec Routing and Distribution (or related route optimization software) • SAP Retail (or similar ERP System) • Infor WMS 2000 Warehouse Management System (or similar WMS) and TMS (Transport management Systems) experience will be advantageous.