Assistant Production Control Manager

Our client who specialises in the Automotive Industry has a new career opportunity available for a Assistant Production Control Manager. This role is based in Durban and supports the department to meet its goals so as to contribute positively to the overall company objectives.


  • Preparation of production plan and raw material plan, and management of inventory
  • Develop and maintain inventory management methods and reports to control stock (raw material and finished product)
  • Develop and maintain CRM to ensure better control of customer orders
  • Create and sustain supplier management system to improve QCD
  • Support new product introduction projects
  • Handle customer surveys and customer complaints
  • Establish and maintain cross-function communication processes to ensure smooth execution of production/ raw material plan
  • Compiling reports on departmental activities and performance
  • Ensuring relevant ISO (e.g. 14001, IATF16949 etc.) requirements are met
  • Support preparation and control of departmental budget
  • Implement and monitor departmental cost improvement activities
  • Management and development of subordinates
  • Ensure compliance to safety, housekeeping, and quality standards


  • Minimum Education level: Diploma/Degree Industrial Engineering or Supply Chain and Logistics
  • At least 5 years work experience in Production Planning and Logistics (Manufacturing Industry)
  • MS-Excel Intermediate to Advance

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