Resource Planning Analyst

Date: Nov 16, 2022

Location: Keosauqua, IA, US, 52565

Company: Dover Corporation

Our Story:


Dover Food Retail (DFR) is a leading manufacturer of Display Cases, Specialty Products, Refrigeration Systems, Power Systems and Comprehensive Services; and leading our industry by Innovating What’s Next in glass doors and intelligent merchandising technologies that keep food safe under brands such as HillPhoenix and Anthony.


DFR is part of the Climate & Sustainable Technologies segment of the Dover Corporation® (NYSE: DOV). Dover is a diversified global manufacturer with annual revenues in excess of $7 billion.


DFR is built on creativity and customer-centric innovation delivered by people invigorated by a strong sense of responsibility to help our customers win in their marketplaces. The relationships we build with our customers are as important to our success as the products we manufacture. This collaborative environment delivers FRESH THINKING, reassuring our customers that they choose the best when they choose to work with the people of Dover Food Retail.

Job Title:        Resource Planning Analyst         

Location:        Keosauqua, IA



What we’re looking for:

We are looking for a Resource Planning Analyst who will be responsible for preparing the Master Schedule plan in coordination with Production, Engineering and Materials functional teams to effectively plan capacity and resources to meet Revenue forecast, partnering with Customer service to date customer orders to lead-time and capacity availability to secure Customer fulfilment service.

Controls and Plan the Master Scheduling for Master schedule period and SIOP Planning Period.

Maintains close collaboration with Production Planning to secure the schedules are followed, highlighting direction changes, and enforcing production deadlines.

 We are looking for an individual that has:

 Passion for and experience managing processes through operations, and an individual that can gain credibility as a business partner

  • Business acumen and a passion for making a difference in the business
  • The ability to drive processes across a system, see trends and analyze data

What you’ll be responsible for in this role:

  • Supports the creation and implementation of best practice capacity planning strategy, policies, processes, and procedures to aid and improve operational efficiency, performance to drive on-time delivery to the customer
  • Supports planning activities such as ensuring customer delivery against operational requirements optimizing manufacturing efficiency and costs, and develop operational plans and forecasts based on future plans for demanding leading to calculation of lead times
  • Collaborated in capacity management process during sales and operations planning, master scheduling and materials requirements planning
  • Partners with leaders to set objectives/KPIs and reviews ways to enhance performance of the capacity planning function
  • Tracks input and for capacity planning budgets related to supply/demand planning
  • Collaborates with internal stakeholders to understand customer demand and the need to forecast, review plans and ensure effective resource utilization to minimize the risk of not meeting customer demand or where there are over capacity concerns, addressing capacity constraints

What are the basic qualifications?

  • Bachelor's degree in Engineering, Production Management, Business Administration, Supply Chain or similar function
  • A minimum of three (3) years of relevant experience
  • Demonstrated understanding of business requirements and the S&OP cycle is essential

What are the preferred qualifications?

  • Supply Chain Bachelor’s, Master’s degree or APICS certification
  • Minimum of three (3) years combined experience in Supply Chain and/or Logistics and/or Manufacturing
  • Minimum of two (2) years combined experience with Production Planning and/or Lean Production Systems
  • Minimum of two (2) years’ experience in planning for multiple production lines
  • Lean / Six Sigma experience
  • Experience working with AS-400 preferred and Power BI reporting
  • Experience in an S&OP environment
  • APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) or APICS Certified Supply chain Professional (CSCP) a plus · Lean or Green Belt Six Sigma certification a plus

To be a great fit for the role: 

  • Team player able to work well across business operations and develop strong business teams
  • Demonstrated ability to influence teams and programs regarding quality, productivity and/or customer service
  • Ability to work on multiple projects with limited direction
  • Demonstrated ability to analyze problems drive to sustainable resolution
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to act as a catalyst for building organizational effectiveness and efficiency 
  • An ability to manage multiple priorities and adapt to changing situations
  • Strong team player
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and Outlook)
  • Ability to successfully manage multiple tasks and priorities and quickly adapt in a fast-paced high-energy environment


How We Define Our Values and Why You Should Join Our Team:


The backbone behind our collection of outstanding businesses is a team of dedicated employees who protect and enhance our valued reputation for quality and delivering what we promise. It’s our values that define Dover to all of our key audiences: our shareholders, customers, prospective employees and especially to ourselves.


These values must be expressed in our work and embody our actions, as they form the basis by which we do our jobs, make decisions and measure our performance. It’s our unwavering commitment to maintaining our values that defines who we are as a Company.


  • Collaborative Entrepreneurial Spirit
  • Winning Through Customers
  • Respects and Values People
  • Expectations for Results
  • High Ethical Standards, Openness, and Trust


What’s in it for you?


  • Medical, Dental, and Vision
  • 401k Retirement Plan
  • Flexible Spending
  • Paid Holidays









The statements herein are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees and are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.  Furthermore, they do not establish a contract for employment and are subject to change at the discretion of the Company.


Dover Food Retail is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without discrimination based on 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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