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Plant Controller (Moses Lake, WA, US, 98837)

Company: SGL Carbon
Location: Moses Lake
Posted on: May 24, 2023

Job Description:

Days, M-F + Flex Schedule
7:00 am - 4:30 pm

Medical/Dental/Vision/FSA/HSA/Supplemental life Insurance/Pet Prescription DiscountsCompany Provided: Basic Life Insurance/Employee Assistance Program/HSA Company Contribution/Short Term Disability & Long Term Disability Insurance

401 K: Company Match & 2% Non-elective Company Contribution after 1 year of service.Paid Time Off: Hourly Personnel: 72 hours annually. Paid Sick Leave: 1 hour for every 40 hours worked. --Eligibility to roll up to 40 hours from PTO and PSL banks to the next year. --Exempt Personnel: 120 hrs annually; balance increases each year by 8 hours. Roll over up to 80 hours each year. -- --Holidays: 12 paid holidays and up to 3 additional floating holidays based on hire date
Performance Bonuses

Summary of Job Content:
The Plant Controller will be the business partner responsible for challenging and supporting the Site Management Team as "commercial conscience" of the plant. The Senior Plant Controller will anticipate and address business issues and will drive good decision-making through providing sound financial analysis.-- The Plant Controller will have the ability to function in a matrixed environment at a broad-based level while being capable of driving detailed execution.---- --

Key Accountabilities:-- ----Budgeting Process:

  • Initiate, lead and coordinate budgeting process (OMP) on site level.
  • Monitor ongoingly milestones, priorities and initiate corrective measures when deviations occur.
  • Challenge and approve cost center budgets before releasing to OMP.
    Financial analysis and reporting (monthly and ad hoc):--

    • Analyze and interpret financial site performance and make sure that SMT/BU has clear understanding thereof.
    • Suggest proactively countermeasures in case of deviations to SMT.
    • Disclose problems as "early warning" to SMT/BU Controlling.
    • Evaluate production costs and its KPIs to make recommendations incl propose and initiate cost improvement projects.
    • Work commonly with production to understand impacts on financial performance and identify cost drivers.
    • Enhance Standard Costing of new and existing products in SAP.
      Risk management: Responsible for providing solid financial assessment of risks and reports to SMT/BU Controlling.Investments:

      • Provide controlling support for investment projects and challenge business cases thereof.
      • Compare regularly planned vs. actual of investments' financial performance.
      • Provide final sign off of all local investments.

        • Prepare monthly P&L forecast, agree with SMT and provide to BU Controlling.
        • Align forecast of Fiber Trading Business from Moses Lake via DE12/Meitingen.
          Business steering: Ongoingly analyze Gross margins and review with production and sales for improvements.---- --


          • Capacity to influence and motivate others.
          • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. --
          • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Must be task-oriented and able to meet deadlines.
          • Very good analytic and problem-solving skills
          • Team player with high level of personal initiative and professional integrity
          • High energy with an enthusiastic can-do attitude coupled with personal responsibility and the ability to listen before acting.

            • University degree in Business Administration with concentration in Controlling, Finance, Accounting or related field required.
            • SAP modules FI/CO/MM/PP and MS Office (Excel)
            • Profound IFRS knowledge

              • Minimum 10 years of relevant Controlling experience within a manufacturing environment.
              • Experience in multi-national companies/matrix organizations

                • Area of responsibility: BU CF, Site Moses Lake
                • Total Sales: -130m$ p.a. (-170 FTE)
                • Fully fledged production, partly make-to-order production
                • Group interfaces: BU MC, BU Controlling, Corporate functions (i.e. Group Accounting, Group Treasury)
                • Local interfaces: Plant Management, Production, HR, Purchasing, Finance/Accounting, SCM
                • Member of the Site Management Team (SMT)

Keywords: SGL Carbon, Yakima , Plant Controller (Moses Lake, WA, US, 98837), Professions , Moses Lake, Washington

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