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production planner

katafectionery services
Lagos, Nigeria
December 01, 2016

Katafectionery Services is an emerging team of experts in the Food Industry, committed to delivering the close-to-perfect services surrounding food production, preparation and delivery. To achieve this, we operate solely on the guiding principles of integrity, customer satisfaction and quality services.

We are looking for a qualified Production Planner to organize production according to demand and quality standards. You will be the one to ensure our goods are produced on time for distribution in a profitable manner.

An excellent production planner is well-versed in production procedures and ways to optimize them. They are organized and results-driven with great problem-solving skills. Advanced communication and computer skills are very useful for the role.

The goal is to ensure the smooth and cost-efficient flow of our production operations.


Coordinate production workflow for one or multiple products

Plan and prioritize operations to ensure maximum performance and minimum delay

Determine manpower, equipment and raw materials needed to cover production demand

Assign workers and other staff to particular production operations

Schedule shift according to production needs

Monitor jobs to ensure they will finish on time and within budget

Address issues when they arise aiming for minimum disruption

Obtain output information (number of finished products, percentage of defectives etc.)

Prepare and submit status and performance reports

Keep paperwork organized

Collaborate with quality control, warehouse and other staff


Proven experience as production planner

Excellent knowledge of production planning and quality control principles

Experience in MRP II (Manufacturing resource planning)

Working knowledge of MS Office and ERP systems

Good at math and statistics

Strong organizational and problem-solving skills

Excellent communication abilities

High school diploma; Further education or certification is preferred. Interested candidate should send their details to the message box.