East London, ZA

Logistics Planner

Logistics Planner

East London JIT Plant – South Africa


Driving the future of automotive. We’re Lear For You.


Company Overview


Lear, a global automotive technology leader in Seating and E-Systems, enables superior in-vehicle experiences for consumers around the world. Our diverse team of more than 165,000 talented employees in 37 countries is driven by a commitment to innovation, operational excellence, and sustainability. Lear is Making every drive better™ by providing the technology for safer, smarter, and more comfortable journeys. Lear, headquartered in Southfield, Michigan, serves every major automaker in the world and ranks #186 on the Fortune 500. Further information about Lear is available at lear.com, or follow us on Twitter @LearCorporation



Responsibilities :

  • To place weekly raw material orders on suppliers.
  • Track customer variation on orders that could be transmitted to our supplier base.
  • Expedite orders using the standard transport mode
  • Escalate material or supply problems. Ensure to monitor on-time delivery.
  • Ensure that all imports requirements are met (FCL/ LCLrequirements –TO’s, forecasts, etc)
  • Review and action delivery discrepancies
  • Manage Excess & Obsolescence management; Engineering Change management of your parts
  • Work with the team on CIP’s
  • Cycle count control of parts at risk/ needing review
  • Supplier management


Educational Requirements :


Tertiary qualification is essential.


Related experience :


Good administrative experience and computer skills is essential.  A working knowledge of SAP or a similar system would be advantageous. Minimum 5 years of supply chain experience within the automotive environment is essential.


Special Requirements :


The ideal candidate would display a high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.  The ability to work independently. Good communicator.


Why Lear


We offer a fantastic place to work, opportunity to grow and being part of a company who places its people first. 



Lear Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer, committed to a diverse workplace.

Applicants must submit their resumes for consideration using our applicant tracking system. Due to the high volume of applications received, only candidates selected for interviews will be contacted. Unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies, or similar, will not be paid a fee and will become the property of Lear Corporation.