Planner/Buyer Co-ordinator III

Date: 05-Apr-2019

Location: Dundee, GB

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Fueling Solutions (DFS), comprised of the most trusted names in the fuel industry, are global leaders in driving innovation for over 100 years. DFS, the industry's 1st end-to-end fueling solution, provides advanced fuel-dispensing equipment, including systems and payment, automatic tank gauging and wet stock-management solutions. The DFS business is comprised of industry leading brands including Tokheim, Wayne Fueling Systems, Fairbanks, ProGauge, ClearView and OPW Fuel Management Systems. We lead every market we serve with focused expertise, progressive thinking and customer-inspired innovation in order to push the boundaries of performance for our customers and shareholders. To learn more about DFS, visit DFS is part of the Fluids segment of Dover Corporation (NYSE: DOV).


2 Positions - 1 Permanent, 1 12 month FTC (Maternity Cover)


The Procurement Buyer is a member of a team responsible for arranging delivery of parts from our suppliers to maintain uninterrupted production with the lowest possible stock levels.  Each member of the team is responsible for managing a defined set of parts and suppliers.


Responsibilities will include:


  • Action daily purchasing activity: Place new purchase orders and manage changes to existing orders (expedite, defer or cancel)
  • Take corrective action for any parts shortages putting production at risk
  • Participate in Plan For Every Part (PFEP) activities including setting order policies, defining pack sizes, minimum order quantities, etc.
  • Monitor PFEP against current business demands and adapt to changes
  • Develop working relationship with the suppliers to highlight performance opportunities and identify risks
  • Work with the Sourcing Team to develop opportunities and influence supplier strategy
  • Manage inventory levels with a view to safely reduce stock value and stores space requirement
  • Maintain accuracy of data in the Oracle system


This role demands a self-motivated team player with excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, and a commitment to achieving targets.  Being analytical, a lateral thinker and problem solver, you will have responsibility for materials issues relating to your category’s product supply.

The ability to influence suppliers in a constructive but assertive manner is essential, as are good computer and communication skills.  Working in a fast-moving environment you must be able to act quickly and decisively to achieve the desired level of support to the manufacturing unit, and work with vendors to continuously improve performance.


Training, will be provided, however some relevant related experience in a prior role will be required.  Experience in using ERP systems would be beneficial, especially Oracle.


Second only to the safety and wellbeing of our people continuous improvement lies at the core of Dover’s values. The successful candidate will be expected to fit in and contribute to these values. Therefore, any experience in 5y 2c’s, Ishikawa and other problem solving tools/methodologies would be advantageous.


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination on the basis of race, colour, 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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