Manufacturing Controller (M/W)
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Your opportunity

We are looking for our next talent to drive our Supply chain finance operational team ! If you love Supply chain, have demonstrated experience in driving financial performance of a factory, sourcing, industrial structure, especially in project business, you are a strong Business Partner, we want you !

Your Mission

Reporting to the Supply Chain Finance Manager, you will act as Finance Business Partner to the Supply Chain Production Center manager providing the right financial insights (product costs anal-ysis, equipment projects follow-up, Inventory management... etc.) in your respective Production Center, building and challenging within cross functional teams the relevant action plans to increase Sidel performance understanding and profitability.


Business Partnership:

  • Copilot locally with manufacturing plant leaders and drive performant production center across different functions (Supply Chain, EP&I, Services).

Cost Control (actual and forecast):

  • Provide comprehensive and relevant analysis, comments and KPI to support and challenge the Production Center Director, Product Management, central Supply Chain and Sourcing by covering:
    • Product Cost analysis (comprehensive analysis of cost evolution by ma-chine range including gap analysis...)
    • Project Review: Monthly RCA, planning follow-up, Revised Cost forecast and associated actions plan in case of deviations to be shared among all relevant stakeholders (Supply Chain, EP&I, Services…)
  • Provide comprehensive and relevant analysis and KPI to support and challenge the Production Center Director by covering:
  • Factory utilization including absorption forecast.
  • Inventories (Raw material and WIP) in strong relation with sourcing.
  • CAPEX business case preparation support and ROI follow up.
  • OPEX reviews, analysis and forecast including action plan in case of any deviation.
  • Non-quality costs (Scrapping, rework, diff. On materials... etc.).
  • Support EP&I in the analysis of prototypes and Pre-series by:
  • Providing a product cost analysis.
  • Support EP&I to help defining action plan for cost reduction.
  • Budgeting and Forecasting:
  • Collaborate on yearly budgets and quarterly / monthly forecasts and outlooks in collaboration with department heads and managers.
  • Monitor budget adherence and provide insight, comments, and action plans in front of budget deviations.
  • Collaborate with different functions and present an action plan to maximize deliverables and profitability.
  • Propose adjustments to forecasts based on changing market conditions and business needs and deliver action plan to optimize on deliverable and profitability.

Compliance and Governance:

  • Ensure compliance by various function in the Production Center with Sidel PPG’s
  • Support internal and external audits by providing necessary financial data and documentation.

 Continuous Improvement:

  • Identify opportunities to improve financial procedures and systems for increased efficiency and accuracy. Share recommendations with the Central teams (Supply Chain, Services, Group Finance and Group Controlling).
  • Propose and implement continuous improvements of existing analysis / tools / IS through transversal and multi-sites projects.
  • Stay updated on industry best practices and emerging technologies in finance and controlling.

Your Profile

  • Master’s degree or equivalent in Finance
  • A Minimum of 5 years’ experience in Industrial Controlling
  • Strong controlling technical skills
  • Industrial Engineering background would be a must.
  • Strong experience in SAP FI/CO (Finance/ Controlling), MM (Material Management), PS in an international and industrial group
  • Advance practice of IS Tools
  • Strong interpersonal skills, team player
  • Ability to lead in a matrix organization
  • Result orientation
  • Fluent in English, written and spoken
  • Local language is a plus

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