Production Planner

Date: May 26, 2023

Location: Houston, TX, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Precision Components Overview:


Dover Precision Components (‘the Company’) holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions for rotating and reciprocating machinery across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. Comprising the Waukesha Bearings, Bearings Plus, Inpro/Seal and Cook Compression brands, our portfolio includes hydrodynamic bearings, active magnetic bearings, system and bearing protection, and reciprocating compressor valves, sealing technologies, pistons, rods and more. Each solution is custom-engineered to provide optimum efficiency, reliability and productivity, and backed by comprehensive aftermarket services. Dover Precision Components serves its global customer base through facilities in North America, Europe, Asia and the Middle East, as well as technical sales representatives around the world. Dover Precision Components is part of Dover Corporation’s (‘the Parent Company’) Pumps and Process solutions segment.



Under the direction of the Supply Chain Manager, the Planner will work with various functions throughout the business to create and manage the master production plan. This will include coordinating, forecasting, production scheduling, and plant operations activities as they relate to the production plan.



  • Interface with various cross-functional departments to meet customer demands and advise on delays/issues
  • Analyze the forecast and manufacturing capacity constraints to determine potential for smoothing the production plan
  • Release materials needed on orders from stock room or staging areas
  • Keep abreast of order flow throughout shop and adjust schedules and routings as required to meet delivery schedules
  • Work with open order report to ensure schedules are maintained and communicate when changes occur with other interested parties
  • Print, assemble, and deliver job packets to designated value stream
  • Closing job orders daily for assigned value stream


Minimum required qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of manufacturing and/or demand planning experience required
  • Must have basic Microsoft Office knowledge


The ideal candidate possesses the following experience, skills, and abilities:

  • Associates degree in Supply Chain, Logistics or related area is preferred
  • Sytline experience desired
  • Have mechanical aptitude to learn the technical nature of Cook Compression
  • Be a strong user of Excel for managing production planning
  • Experience planning in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work closely with the buyer to ensure product lead times are met
  • Must have a sense of urgency and ability to work in a fast pace environment
  • Must be extremely flexible to adjust to continually changing demands and shifting priorities

*Note: This Job Description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by the Supervisor. All requirements are subject to change and updates.

Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Logistics, Industrial, Demand Planner, Supply Chain, Supply, Operations, Manufacturing