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Plant production scheduler

Benoni, GT, ZA, 1619

Your Career Begins at Timken 
If you're ready for a challenging career that provides you with the ability to advance personally and professionally, look to Timken.  Our associates make the world more productive by improving the efficiency and reliability of the machinery that keeps industry in motion.

Minimum Requirements:


  • Degree in Supply Chain or production management
  • Minimum of 2 years planning and scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Experience in scheduling and inventory movement processes
  • Understanding of warehousing movements - third party logistics
  • Computer literacy: MS Office Package (proficiency will be tested) - MS Excel intermediate level.
  • Capable of clear and accurate communications both written and verbal
  • Enterprise Resource Planning systems experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Ability to work accurately with strong attention to detail skill
  • SAP experience an advantage
  • Must be a team player and be willing to work overtime when required


Key Functions


Translate customer orders into material to support production orders and confirm customer orders in order with agreed lead-times from supplying plant.

Generate documentation/workpacks for batches

Do regular cycle counts to ensure system and physical inventory matches.

Recognize by pro-active review when scheduled deliveries will take place and work with supply chain to expedite and re-schedule as required
Work with the warehouse team in order to manage the materials efficiently and effectively

Create a 30 day days production plan Work closely with team in achieving inventory targets

Produce and update the production and assembly plans (schedules) as and when required thereby ensuring that OE parts are produced in sufficient quantities to complete the required assemblies and loose parts as per customer requirements.

Ensure materials and parts are issued in accordance with the determined schedules via works orders and close out once completed.

Ensure the necessary data is recorded on related documents.
Prioritize works orders to meet customer requirements

Ensure all other product movements and transfers have the necessary documentation, is sufficiently completed and such documentation is timeously captured in system.

Monitor stock accuracy at regular intervals, conduct stock counts as and when required and prepare stock adjustment documents.

This position will be a back up for the Customer Service Rail position

Manage day to day third party logisctics perations 

Candidates must be willing to undergo psychometric testing and will be evaluated against the same criteria.

When selecting the successful applicants, the Company will be guided by best practices relating to appointments, the company’s recruitment and selection policy and by its Employment Equity Objectives and the Employment Equity Act.

Join one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies® – an honor we’ve received ten times.


The Timken Company designs a growing portfolio of engineered bearings and power transmission products that improve the reliability and efficiency of global machinery and equipment to move the world forward. Timken posted $3.8 billion in sales in 2019 and employs more than 17,000 people globally, operating from 42 countries.

Why Choose Timken?

  • Over a century of knowledge and innovation
  • A culture of top performance
  • A global, diverse environment
  • Products that contribute to a sustainable world
  • A conviction to improve communities around us
  • Competitive salary and benefits

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