Production Planner

Date: Jul 24, 2022

Location: Grand Rapids, MI, US, 49503

Company: Dover Corporation

PSG is a global pump and dispensing solution expert and leading manufacturer of pumps, systems and related flow-control technology for the safe and efficient transfer of critical and valuable fluids and materials. Headquartered in Oakbrook Terrace, IL, USA, PSG is comprised of several world-class brands, including Abaque™, All-Flo, Almatec®, Blackmer®, Ebsray®, EnviroGear®, Griswold®, Hydro Systems, Mouvex®, Neptune™, Quattroflow™ and Wilden®. PSG products are manufactured on three continents, North America, Europe and Asia, in state-of-the-art facilities that practice lean manufacturing and are ISO-certified. PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of Dover Corporation. For additional information on PSG, please visit psgdover.com. PSG: Where Innovation Flows.
 
We are an organization on the move, always looking for talented and ambitious people with a desire to help us grow our business. We thrive on winning and being number one. PSG offers a unique combination of the both small company atmosphere: with an ownership mindset that allows you to make close-to-the-customer decisions; an innovative approach in seeing beyond what is possible today and entrepreneurial spirit in the pursuit of new opportunities;  combined with benefits of a large company’s scale, tools, career planning and financial strength of Dover. Join PSG, a growing global company where your curiosity, hard work and ambition is rewarded with exceptional career opportunities in a friendly & fast paced environment. Welcome aboard!

PSG is part of the Pumps and Process Solutions segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer and solutions provider with annual revenue of approximately $7 billion. We deliver innovative equipment and components, consumable supplies, aftermarket parts, software and digital solutions, and support services through five operating segments. Recognized for our entrepreneurial approach for over 60 years, our team of over 23,000 employees takes an ownership mindset, collaborating with customers to redefine what's possible.

Position Summary:  The Production Planner/Scheduler is responsible for coordinating and expediting the flow of work and materials within or between departments of an establishment according to production schedule.  

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Distribute production schedules or work orders to departments. 
  • Review documents, such as production schedules, work orders, or staffing tables, to determine personnel or materials requirements or material priorities. 
  • Requisition and maintain inventories of materials or supplies necessary to meet production demands. 
  • Arrange for delivery, assembly, or distribution of supplies or parts to expedite flow of materials and meet production schedules. 
  • Confer with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes. 
  • Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, labor or material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering. 
  • Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, or customers to coordinate production or shipping activities and to resolve complaints or eliminate delays. 
  • Examine documents, materials, or products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy, and conformance to standards and specifications. 
  • Record production data, including volume produced, consumption of raw materials, or quality control measures. 
  • Calculate figures, such as required amounts of labor or materials, manufacturing costs, or wages, using pricing schedules, adding machines, calculators, or computers. 
  • Compile information, such as production rates and progress, materials inventories, materials used, or customer information, so that status reports can be completed. 
  • Compile and prepare documentation related to production sequences, transportation, personnel schedules, or purchase, maintenance, or repair orders. 
  • Maintain files, such as maintenance records, bills of lading, or cost reports. 
  • Contact suppliers to verify shipment details. 
  • Plan production commitments or timetables for business units, specific programs, or jobs, using sales forecasts. 
  • Establish and prepare product construction directions and locations and information on required tools, materials, equipment, numbers of workers needed, and cost projections. 
  • Provide documentation and information to account for delays, difficulties, or changes to cost estimates.

 

Qualifications/Requirements:

  • Minimum of 3 – 5 years of experience in Production Scheduling or Supply Chain.
  • Associate’s Degree is preferred.

 

Desired Characteristics:

  • Clear, concise and articulate verbal, written, listening and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to manage multiple and competing tasks
  • Strong analytical analysis skills to solve problems with creative solutions
  • Impeccable organization and efficiency skills; strong attention to detail
  • Strong team player, work ethic and commitment to win

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