General Summary :
To manage the entire activities of the production planning including mills scheduling, raw material / feed-stock inventory control, sales requirements, report the production performance, Raw material / feed-stock planning for the production units (11 plants), Billet stock management and conduct variance analysis to support top management decision making process .
Deliver and assist the production units department managers for facilitation of decision making to fulfil the production targets.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Act as interface between production units and sales department to fulfil the production target and customer orders.
Establish and maintain systems to ensure Production planning process and customer orders are managed in a structured fashion
This will include interfacing with the IT, SAP & LEVEL 3 teams so as to ensure that systems are in place / developed for production planning activities and customer order fulfilment.
Oversee the development and implementation of process optimisation in rolling mills in order to reduce the short bar generation and improve production yield.
Review and publish the monthly production plans for the production plants on a monthly basis with coordination with sales and production departments.
Coordinate between production and Sales department to identify variances within demand management. Responding to variances in production that may impact production plan, capacities and efficiencies.
Establish and maintain production planning Model to assess the situation of feed-stock / raw material to identify and report any shortage to the business planning committee to assist the decision making process.
Review actual production against planned production on a daily basis and communicate to sales for any deviation.
Establish and maintain a daily analysis report for the ES production plants.
Consolidates and reviews monthly production records for all plants, conduct analysis of variances and verifies with plant managers, circulates report to all concerned.
Work closely with Technical Services Department and Production Department for development of new products and secures approval for any raw material from a different source to be used in the plants.
Work closely with sales customer order management to reduce the customer orders on time delivery and maintain the S&OP process to improve the supply chain planning.
Prepare the Annual Production Budget for the entire plants based on the requirements.
Coordinate the raw material planning and stock management with rolling mills material handling and material handling service provider and ensure the production plan of steel making plants is matching with rolling mills requirement and the handling resources are available and to minimise the potential of double handling .
Coordinate with Heavy Section Mill dispatch team and sales to reduce the free stock generation and mapping the generated free stock.
Coordinate with Heavy Section Mill dispatch team and material handling service provider to avoid dispatch delays by means of providing the daily, weekly detailed production plan on time.
Ensuring the implementation of SAP-APO / Level 3-PSI by production planning in cooperation with SAP, Sales and L3 teams.
Coordinate with Quality Assurance Department and Production Department for the implementation of new standards ISO, ASME etc .
Generate and update working instructions and procedures involving in production planning process.
Prepare and provide the regular performance assessment.
Faster the implementation of ES policies and plans.
Safety, Quality & Environment :
Ensure compliance to all relevant safety, quality and environmental management policies, procedures and controls across the Human Resources Department to guarantee employee safety, legislative compliance, delivery of high quality products / services and a responsible environmental attitude.
ES NQA Responsibilities :
The Production Planning Manager reports directly to the Chief Operating Officer (COO) and shall be responsible for coordinate with Operation departments, Sales and finalising the monthly production plans, ensuring that the Code and Material Specification requirements identified in the Customer order are effectively communicated to concerned departments.
Reviewing Customer requirements along with Sales department and other operations departments, review the stock availability of source material and material and establish monthly production plan for required materials with sufficient lead time.
Knowledge, Skills and / or Abilities (attitudes) required
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and abilities required.
Ability to effectively present information to the top management and all other levels.
Proficiency with computer automated scheduling systems (ERP system).
Advanced spreadsheet skills and proficiency with databases.
Proficient personal computer skills including electronic mail, record keeping, word processing, graphics, etc.
Able to work collaboratively with others by sharing information and resources to promote and achieve shared goals.
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Extensive knowledge of Bill of Manufacturing / Materials structures and routing.
Ability to work with mathematical concepts
Minimum Education Qualifications (Mandatory)
Bachelors or Master Degree in Engineering Field preferably in Mechanical.
Research and Analytical Training.
SAP Skills Production Planning
10-15 years of experience in a planning discipline within a manufacturing environment with minimum five years’ in production planning & scheduling leading role.
7 Year Experience working in steel industry production with functional groups.
Process related knowledge in an integrated steel plant.
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