Production Scheduler

Date: Jan 5, 2023

Location: Conyers, GA, US, 30013

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Climate & Sustainability Technologies segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.


Job Title:        Production Scheduler

Location:        Conyers, GA             


What we’re looking for:


We are looking for a Production Scheduler that will be responsible for scheduling orders at the Conyers location. This position is a member of the Production Control team and reports into the Production Control Manager.


What you’ll be responsible for in this role:


  • Review Master Schedule to identify outsource potential for parts and complete systems and make recommendations to management regarding same
  • Collaborate with Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning for variance management and strategic scheduling to support multiple sites and provide recommendations regarding same
  • Communicate with Inside Sales Engineer, Engineering, Supply Chain and Production Managers to clarify, interpret, and implement requirements, manufacturing capabilities, production schedules, and other considerations.
  • Utilize customer supported forecast to develop a long term demand plan for internal operations.
  • Work with finance to ensure that the revenue tied to each month’s production schedule matches the financial commitment.
  • Develop, initiate and implement the internal short cycle process for expedited orders
  • Analyze and commit to Customer Delivery dates based on a variety of inputs
  • Review line capacity and determine best fit after customer date changes
  • Analyze, update and implement revised schedules based on changes generated by such factors as engineering changes, customer requests, missing parts, etc.
  • Proactive management of past due production orders
  • Assess trends, track progress of production orders and provide suitable information and recommendations to internal customers regarding the same
  • Interpret master data related to Planning and Scheduling to ensure proper settings and product supply.
  • Assess and implement Lead Time communications to internal and external sales teams


What are the basic qualifications?


  • High School Diploma with significant relevant experience or an Associates or Bachelor’s degree with some experience.
  • 3-5 years of experience in production scheduling, purchasing or any equivalent combination of education and experience


What are the preferred qualifications?


  • Bachelor’s in Business Administration or related field preferred


To be a great fit for the role:


  • Must possess the ability to work and communicate effectively with others across all levels and functions of the business
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and priorities
  • Exposure within a technical engineering environment, especially engineered-to-order, is desirable.
  • Working knowledge of Production Control methods and Capacity Planning is desirable
  • Ability to work within a team environment using consensus building to achieve a desired result, excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Develop a working knowledge of performance metrics associated with manufacturing and on-time delivery
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Fluent computer skills in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Power BI (preferred)


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.

These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays











The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, protected veteran status, disability, age, genetic information, or any other factors prohibited by law.



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