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Plant Controller

Berne, IN 46769

Posted: 05/07/2024 Employment Type: Direct Hire Job Number: 24405

Job Description

Are you looking to make a career change to an established company in the manufacturing industry?  This exciting opportunity as a Plant Controller offers a competitive salary, plus an excellent benefits package including medical insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, and paid time off.  Does this position match your future career goals? Then this Plant Controller opportunity could be the right fit for you.

  • Provide financial analysis and exercise exceptional decision-making skills to advise leadership on analysis results. 
  • Oversee development of the plant budget, including ROI analysis, plant financial operation review, conduct meetings, conduct variance analysis, etc.
  • Prepare cost saving strategies and ways to maintain cost standards.
  • Oversee financial objectives alongside Plant Manager.
  • Act as liaison and business partner for company leadership.
  • Advise company leadership on cost saving initiates, what is driving increased costs, etc.
  • Discover ways to improve profitability.
  • Oversee and cultivate accounting and finance staff.
  • Conduct employee performance analysis for financial staff.
  • Host monthly plant operation review meetings.
  • Analyze actual vs. budget for labor dollars, review labor efficiencies, labor variances, material usage metrics and overhead rates for facility.
  • Assist with the development of corrective actions for metrics including material, labor, and overhead spending.
  • Uncover variances and assist with monitoring and tracking plant goals.
  • Schedule financial analysts and capital evaluation annually.
  • Oversee and track cost files and monitor new product initiation.
  • Manage the plant budgeting processes and prepare the annual budget for the plant.
  • Discuss costs with various departments to pinpoint labor, material and overhead costs to forecast necessary budget.
  • Maintain awareness of the activity-based costing model and pinpoint plant needs using the model.
  • Manage and oversee inventory transactions.
  • Conduct inventory variance analysis.
  • Other duties as assigned.

  • Must have Bachelor’s degree in Accounting or Finance.
  • Must have a minimum of 5 years of manufacturing cost accounting experience. 
  • Must have experience with MRP and ERP systems.
  • Experience with cost accounting for manufacturing industry.
  • Familiar with variance analysis.
  • Knowledge of bar coding.

  • Direct Hire.
  • Health Insurance.
  • Dental Insurance.
  • Vision Insurance.
  • Life Insurance.
  • Health and Wellness Clinic.
  • Tuition Reimbursement.
  • 401K.
  • 401K Match.
  • Paid Holidays.
  • Paid Time Off.

Salary: $85K-$100K annually

Ask for: Kelsey

Job Id: 24405

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