Production Planner/Buyer

Date: May 14, 2019

Location: Hodgkins, IL, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Job Requisition ID: 27837 

Department: Sales & Marketing (DEPT_SALMRKT) 


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).


Based at our Hodgkins, IL facility, the ERP System Coordinator will help drive and execute Oracle functional strategy and process improvements within the FMS business unit.  This individual will also be responsible for the entry and set-up of key elements such as items, BOM’s, configurator, and price lists to ensure a standard is followed for all data flowing into the system.  This person will also be critical in terms of analyzing existing data and proactively looking for opportunities where improvements can be made in the day to day operation of the ERP system (customer facing content and internal interactions with the system).  


Key Responsibilities

  • Drive strategy and continuous improvement discussions to develop standards for Oracle elements including:
    • Item creation (item attribute settings)
    • BOM structure (for each product family)
    • Item catalogues
    • Sales order entry process/formatting
    • Invoice content and format
    • Production routings and processing
    • Price lists
  • Serve as the primary person within business unit Oracle set-up/data entry:
    • Items
    • BOM’s
    • Routings
    • Price Lists
  • Define clear processes and create documentation for various functional departments to follow in their day to day routines/activities
  • Root cause analysis of Oracle transaction errors/mistakes


Candidate Experience and Qualifications

  • University Degree (4 year accredited institution)
  • 5+ years Oracle operating experience particularly in the following areas:
    • Item creation (impact of various item attribute settings)
    • BOM creation
    • Configurator
    • Routings
  • Desire to develop a deep understanding in all business functions within Oracle
  • Previous exposure to numerous Oracle functions a plus:
    • Item catalogs
    • Production Routings
    • Inventory
      • Location adjustments
      • Multiple inventory locations
      • WHIP
    • Price Lists
  • Extensive experience with Excel
    • Data mining/analysis
    • Data clean-up


Essential Functions

  • Ability and willingness to get involved in all functional departments within FMS
  • Attention to detail
  • Proactive approach to identifying and resolving issues



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.

This position may be located in: Americas : United States : Illinois : Hodgkins


Nearest Major Market: Chicago

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