Production planner & Control Administrator .

Our Client Automotive Parts Manufacturers Association is looking to fill a position of  a Production planner & Control Administrator . The candidate will ensure efficient and effective production planning and control for raw materials, machines and manpower to achieve production requirements and generate production reports.

Position: Production Planner and Control Administrator.

Reports To: Production Manager.

Location : Nakuru.

Salary : 40K.


  • Determine production requirements  from the sales requirement
  • Breakdown product requirement into specific series wise and factory wise
  • Determine the components required for each series
  • Carry out capacity planning to determine volume of products per machine
  • Determine machine loading and schedule on chant
  • Ensure machine availability for production and taking into account the machine schedules and machine breakdowns.
  • Ensure dies and tools availability for production and taking to account die service schedule and breakdown
  • Ensure raw material availability through correct material calculation and following up with procurement function to avail raw materials at all times
  • Prepare and update process maps taking into account manipulation methods of alternatives in case of obstacles in the production process for production of all products
  • Ensure daily production reports (DPR) are correctly filled and link to production ghant chart.
  • Communicate the production schedule to all stakeholders.
  • Received back the DPR and make entry of actual versus planned in the production database.
  • Receive components transfer slips and update the WIP database.
  • Analyze production failures and communicate with the stakeholders
  • Monitor and evaluate progress of production and inform / coordinate with the production head
  • Raise red flags when the production plan execution is affected and address delays or barriers
  • Work closely with HR to determine manpower requirements, recruitment and staff development / training.
  • Foster and promote collaborative team working
  • Ensure PPC function  is cost effective
  • Attend cross functional team (CFT) meetings for troubleshooting, sensitization/knowledge sharing etc
  • Maintain and update PPC database including machine loading sheets, formats, sheets, machine targets
  • Review raw material consumption reports and ensure efficient use of materials.

             Skills & Qualifications.

  • Degree in pure/applied statistics
  • Proven over 2 years’ experience in a similar position
  • Must have experience in use of Microsoft office skills, excel with good presentation skills
  • Excellent report writing skills (facts,figures,data,numbers and analysis)
  • Good data collection and interpretation
  • Excellent coordination skills.

If you Qualify and up to the challenge,send your CV to,email subject Production planner & Control Administrator .  Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


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