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Production Planner


Houston, TX, US, 77047

Work Arrangement:  Onsite


The Operating Company:

Bearings Plus (BPI) sets the standard for the engineering, manufacture and repair of fluid film bearings and sealing solutions, servicing the fast turnaround needs of the petrochemical plants along the Gulf Coast, Bearings Plus has its roots deep in the rotating machinery industry and has established itself as a leader in the design, manufacture, and servicing of fluid film bearings and seals.


The Position:
Production Planner
will support the Operations Manager in the smooth and efficient running of the Bearings Plus shop and repair facility in the creation and management of the master production plan. This will include capacity planning and forecasting, production materials and resource scheduling and coordination of plant operations activities as they relate to the production plan. 


What You Will Bring:

  • Associates degree required in Supply Chain, Logistics or related area. Bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • Minimum of 2 years of experience being responsible for production scheduling within a manufacturing facility. 
  • Experience of fully utilizing an ERP system for production planning, ideally having used Infor Syteline, but not specifically required.
  • Advanced level of skill in using Microsoft Excel for managing production planning.
  • Experience in a machining environment (knowledge of mills and CNC Machines) is desirable. 
  • Ability to work closely with the buyer to ensure product lead times are met.
  • A flexible approach to be able to adapt to changing demands and adjust the production plan to meet the demands.


What You Will Do:

  • Interface with sales to determine the product forecast in addition to providing feedback on delivery capabilities during the initial quoting phase.
  • Analyze the forecast to determine potential for smoothing the production plan.
  • Analyze manufacturing capacity constraints and their impact on the master production plan.
  • Provide information to customer service regarding order status. 
  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to lower inventory, reduce stock outs and to produce more accurate schedules.
  • Schedule and plan on quick job cycles while having the capability of absorbing emergency repair work into the production schedule with minimal effects on overall delivery projections.
  • For manufacture/repair orders, prepare schedule to accommodate availability of personnel, equipment and materials. 
  • Review and execute routers and releases to floor with necessary prints.
  • Release materials needed on orders from stock room or staging areas.
  • Work closely with floor personnel on material issues and changing schedules to reduce set-up times. 


We consider several job-related, non-discriminatory factors when determining the pay rate for a position, including, but not limited to, the position’s responsibilities, a candidate’s work experience, a candidate’s education/training, the position’s location, and the key skills needed for the position.  Pay is one of the Total Rewards that we provide to compensate and recognize employees for their work.

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.

Attention Applicants: If you are an individual with a disability and require a reasonable accommodation to complete any part of the application process, please let us know. Likewise, if you are limited in the ability to access or use this online application process and need an alternative method for applying, we will determine an alternate way for you to apply. Please contact hr@doverprecision.comfor assistance with an accommodation. Kindly specify Job Requisition Number / Job Title and Location in response.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Logistics, Industrial, Facilities, Supply Chain, Machinist, Operations, Manufacturing

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