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Sr. Production Planner


Houston, TX, US, 77047

Work Arrangement:  Onsite

Dover Precision Components is hiring a Senior Production Planner for our Cook Compression brand, located at our Pearland, TX facility.  


The Senior Production Planner will manage the production plan, working closely with functions throughout the value chain. This will include coordinating, forecasting, production scheduling, and plant operations activities as they relate to the production plan.


We offer competitive pay and benefits and the ability to be a key Supply Chain performer. Be a part of a growing (organically and through acquisitions), and innovative company, developing new technologies to support green energy transition.




  • 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.
  • Develop and present plan reports, explain variances and methods of improvement.
  • Provide information to customer service regarding order status.
  • Evaluate and recommend improvements to lower inventory, reduce stock outs and to produce more accurate schedules.
  • Review sales order information and schedule manufacture orders in accordance with due dates.
  • 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.
  • Understand order flow throughout the shop and adjust schedules and routings as required to meet delivery schedules.
  • Work closely with floor personnel on material issues and changing schedules to reduce set-up times.
  • Reconcile time variations or missing information to include conferring with Operations Manager and production personnel.
  • Work with open order report to ensure schedules are maintained and communicate when changes occur with other interested parties.




  • 5+ years’ experience in production scheduling in a manufactured product environment.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite; be a strong user of Excel for managing production planning.
  • Flexible approach to adjust to continually changing demands and adjust production plan to meet the demands.
  • Strong planning, organizational, analytical, communication and collaboration skills.




  • Associate or bachelor’s degree in supply chain, logistics, or related field.
  • MRP system experience.
  • APICS/ MAPICS certifications.
  • Related industry experience (precision components supporting oil and gas).
  • Experience in Lean, Total Quality Management, Six Sigma, or similar environment.



Dover Precision Components ‘DPC’ (‘the Company’) is part of Dover Corporation’s (‘the Parent Company’) Pumps and Process solutions segment. DPC holds market leading positions globally and delivers performance-critical solutions across the oil & gas, power generation, marine, industrial, chemical and general processing markets. We design and manufacture mission-critical equipment components to deliver more affordable, cleaner energy solutions and enable manufacturers to operate more efficiently.



Dover Precision Components delivers products and services that enhance performance, improve safety, reduce carbon emissions, and accelerate clean energy adoption, through collaborative Customer relationships, expert engineering, and an innovative culture. Our strong Company portfolio is comprised of long products and services offered under Cook Compression, Cook Mechanical Field Services, Waukesha Bearings, Waukesha Magnetic Bearings, Inpro/Seal, Bearings Plus, and FW Murphy Production Controls. Our global footprint reaches more than twelve locations in the Americas and more than six locations in Europe and China.



We are diligent in recognizing our employees’ needs and providing an enriching experience through professional developmental opportunities. Our authentic, collaborative company culture, combined with a competitive suite of health and welfare offerings, emulates who we are.


Nearest Major Market: Houston

Job Segment: Logistics, Environmental Engineering, Supply Chain, Industrial, Lean Six Sigma, Operations, Engineering, Manufacturing, Management

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