Posted time 15th July 2024 Location Johannesburg Job type Full-time
  • Experience: 3 years in vehicle sales planning environment
  • Salary: R negotiable


Our client is an international automotive OEM which produces vehicles in 12 countries and delivers them to customers in more than 150 markets worldwide. They are looking for someone to fill the Volume Planner position based in Sandton, Gauteng

Brief Role Description

  • Based in Sandton and reporting into the Brand, playing a critical role in supporting efforts of regionalisation of volume planning topics between Group Africa region and Europe

Possible Tasks within this Role

  • Effectively communicating Europe requests/queries to the Africa regionโ€™ volume planning team and vice versa.
  • Preparing for the semi-annual planning discussions with the AG by evaluating production development, production premises, restrictions, start-up and run-off curves, storage situation, storage factors.
  • Processing the results of the planning discussions (overall market, deliveries to customers, warehouse, personalization, launch planning, production applications, EWC planning)
  • Co-ordinating the weekly/monthly production planning with VI-1 and the importer as well as ensuring that the weekly program is filled.
  • Enforcing and pursuing the negotiated objectives, monitoring, and controlling the EWC planning as well as proposing and, if necessary, enforcing countermeasures in the event of deviations from the EWC planning
  • Monitoring and coordinating incoming orders and order inventory, considering the importer’s production wishes and the group’s production capabilities.
  • System-side ensuring that vehicles can be built in accordance with the country sales program.
  • Tracking vehicles in the production, logistics and transport process
  • Knowledge and application of the ATLAS, IFA, HIFA, TAF, PISA, PIANO, FPL, IMF, EPL
  • Tracking vehicles in the production, logistics and transport process
  • Participation in the planning of functional and market launch vehicles as well as tracking of the production scheduling
  • Monitoring and tracking of factory destocking

Qualification & Experience requirements

  • A formal 3-year National diploma or bachelorโ€™s degree from a recognized institution in Commerce/ Business Science/ Logistics
  • Have a minimum of 3 years motor industry experience, ideally within the following fields: Volume Planning, Dealer Sales, Product Marketing or Finance


  • Analytical skills: ability to analyze sales data, market trends to develop an accurate sales forecast and identify patterns and trends.
  • Data Management: Competency in data management tools (eg, Excel and Power BI) to organize, manipulate and analyze large datasets efficiently.
  • Attention to Detail: keen attention to detail to ensure accuracy in data analysis, reporting, and forecasting, minimizing errors and discrepancies in volume planning processes.
  • Sound Communication Skills
  • Sound Problem-solving abilities

Applications must be submitted by no later than Friday, 26th Julyย  2024ย via e-mail or