Production Planner

Overall Purpose of this position: To ensure production planning for all special orders as per sales requirement with minimum costs through batch building for order execution.


Daily planning of received orders with building solution customer service coordinator.
Plan and release machine execution plans as per the sales requirement.
Analyze Kanban requirement and give painting requirement to CCL as per FI FO/priority-wise for painting.
Initiate the order execution/profiling plan as per sales priorities FIFO.
Ensure achievement of agreed order lead time.
Liaise with the customer service coordinator on their requirements and advise on availability and production status of both MTO and MTS materials
Provide feedback to customer service coordinator on SO status and production plans.
Monitor Kanban stocking models and profile accordingly for replenishments required.
Ability to analyze the market trends and advise management on material planning and profiling needs.
Participate in monthly and annual stock take exercise.
Ensure SAP master data and BOM details is configured correctly as per the actual consumptions .
Compliance and utilization of SAP PP, SD and MM modules in ERP program.
Ensure effective implementations of continual improvement systems
Any other duties assigned by the immediate supervisor/manager.


At least a Bsc. in Engineering or an equivalent
At least 3 years relevant working experience with 1 year in a similar role
At least 2 years’ experience in the Manufacturing industry


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About Mabati Rolling Mills Limited (MRM)

Mabati Rolling Mills Ltd (MRM) is the flagship company of SAFAL GROUP, which is the leading manufacturer of flat and long steel products in Africa. Safal was incorporated to consolidate the operation of several allied companies in Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Ethiopia, South Africa, Zambia, Angola and Malawi. The group's companies have Galvanizing lines in Kenya , Uganda and Tanzania. We run the Aluminium -Zinc and Color Coating lines in Kenya, thus we are the first Company to implement the Aluminium-Zinc technology in Africa. In Kenya, the service centres are at Thika, Mombasa,Kisumu + Kisii.