Production Planner/Scheduler

Date: Sep 3, 2022

Location: Lynchburg, VA, US

Company: Dover Corporation

Belvac is the world leader in the design and production of continuous motion rotary machinery. We provide beverage canmakers with high-speed trimming, necking, base reprofiling and reforming, shaping, bottom rim coating, flanging and inspection technology. Over the years, we have been responsible for numerous advances in canmaking technology. This technology has enabled our customers to steadily increase line speeds and improve quality and productivity, while significantly reducing materials costs.  Belvac was founded in 1962 in Lynchburg Virginia. Philosophies of quality, pride, craftsmanship, and work ethic set extremely high standards and quickly drove Belvac to become the world leader in its industry revolutionizing many manufacturing processes.   For over forty years Belvac has turned innovative ideas into world class machinery.  Serving both the Can Making and Plastics industry.sts.

General Function:


Work with Master Scheduler to maintain schedule on assigned equipment based on changing customer demand and forecast information.  Review, monitor and track shortages for assigned equipment lines.  Manage capacity analysis.  Release and update internal shop orders.  



Primary Responsibilities:

  • Maintain accurate/detailed schedule for assigned equipment
  • Understand capacity constraints by process
  • Understand MRP logic, manufacturing capabilities and limitations, to determine how capacities and lead times are calculated in the business enterprise system.
  • Work closely with Purchasing and Sales to communicate status, shortages, and ship dates
  • Complete and manage capacity analysis, and assess mid to long term capacity risk
  • Work with Sourcing to mitigate capacity issues
  • Release and update internal work orders and react to exception messages
  • Promote continuous improvement methods relative to scheduling/planning


Skills and Abilities:

  • Initiative: Identify what needs to be done & complete before being asked
  • Problem Solving: Identify problems and use good judgment to generate and evaluate alternatives and make recommendations
  • Critical Thinking Skills: Analyze, draw conclusions & makes recommendations based on data
  • Attention to Detail: Complete tasks with a concern for all the details involved; monitor and check work to meet high standards. Is thorough and conscientious
  • Service Excellence or Responsiveness: Meet and exceed expectations and requirements of internal and external customers. Consistently show a passion for getting things done and meeting commitments


Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor of Science in Business or related field.
  • APICS/CPIM certification desired.
  • M.B.A. a plus.
  • Minimum 5-10 years experience in a manufacturing environment
  • Microsoft Project Super User
  • Organized and detail oriented

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.

Nearest Major Market: Lynchburg
Nearest Secondary Market: Virginia

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