The average salary for a Material Planner in South Africa is R334,415.
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Job Description for Material Planner
A material planner is an essential member of staff in any medium or large manufacturing operation. The material planner ensures a steady flow of all materials needed to keep a manufacturing line operating. This is generally a balancing act; manufacturers do not generally have space to store large quantities of raw materials, so the material planner must ensure adequate supplies without overbuying or wasting resources. Depending upon the specific items being manufactured, employers may expect a…Read more
Material Planner Tasks
- Schedule delivery and production usage of materials for optimal production.
- Visit and evaluate suppliers for quality, timeliness, procedures, and fit to goals.
- Monitor and track materials flow to identify bottlenecks and characterize usage.
- Identify, resolve, and forecast problems and potential solutions to inventory and quality.
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Popular Skills for Material Planner
Skills in Materials Requirement Planning (MRP), Inventory Management and Microsoft Office are correlated to pay that is above average. Skills that pay less than market rate include Supply Chain and Microsoft Excel.
Pay by Experience Level for Material Planner
An early career Material Planner with 1-4 years of experience earns an average total compensation (includes tips, bonus, and overtime pay) of R321,000 based on 32 salaries. A mid-career Material Planner with 5-9 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R444,644 based on 22 salaries. An experienced Material Planner with 10-19 years of experience earns an average total compensation of R366,321 based on 10 salaries.
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