Production Planner

Date: Sep 23, 2023

Location: Antigo, WI, US, 54409

Company: Dover Corporation

Dover Precision Components 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 Fluids segment.


Dover Precision Components is hiring for its brand of Waukesha Bearings. Our facility is climate controlled, ISO certified, and we provide competitive benefits. Included in our benefits are shift premiums, Company provided uniforms, sign-on bonuses for select positions, and a tuition reimbursement program.


The Production Planner is responsible for issuing and tracking work orders and related Sales Orders, ensuring that required material are supplied to the production floor, as according to the production schedule. Other responsibilities include expediting and prioritizing work orders and actively participating in Daily Tier Review meetings. This position functions as a liaison between company’s Engineering, Procurement, Manufacturing and Shipping/Receiving departments. It is a focal point among all departments to effectively communicate and help meet customer and revenue expectations.



  • Production Planner will daily review and execute the Scheduler Workbench and other planning functionality of our current ERP system to assure proper material plans exist.
  • Partner with Shop Floor leadership to assure accurate labor reporting and review of Job Order progress to support revenue targets and customer demands.
  • Production Planner will maintain, review, and make adjustments to the dispatching system and lists, assuring the most accurate information is communicated to the value streams.
  • Update Tier board metrics on a daily/weekly/monthly basis as assigned and/or as needed.
  • Effective sequencing of jobs, processes and assignments to individual work centers or lines and providing interface, in partnership with shop floor leadership, between shop floor and facility leadership.
  • Communicate with customer service and internal customers on status of job orders and estimated completion. Ensure information needed for labeling of finished goods is accurate and correct.


Education and/or Experience * High school diploma or equivalent.

  • Experience working in a CNC Machining environment a plus.
  • Ability to communicate and negotiate effectively with internal and external customers, using skill and diplomacy and have the ability to interact with all levels of the organization.
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office Suite, especially Excel, and comfortable with ERP Enterprise software.  Syteline experience a plus.
  • An understanding of Bill of Materials, routings, and inter-relationships of Job orders and customer orders. 
  • Must possess strong knowledge, understanding, and experience in various problem-solving and participatory management techniques.


Preferred Education and Experience Bachelor’s Degree in business, operations management or similar field with 1 - 3 years directly related experience; or an Associate Degree with 4-7 years of progressively responsible, directly related experience; or a combination of education and experience.


  • Salaried position
  • Day shift
  • Monday to Friday
  • Expectation of helping during off-hours on an infrequent basis.

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.

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