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Factory Controller

Factory Controller

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

The Factory Controller is the steadfast custodian of stewardship and governance for the facility. Trusted co-pilot to the Factory Manager and Factory Leadership Team with direct dialogue with the Operations Controller.  Accountable for all factory financial matters (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects…) and provide fact based decision making on both short term objectives and on long term strategic initiatives. Provide visibility and forecasts around costs related to the factory processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances), ensures compliance to financial legal requirements and NA

 

 

Cash Flow & Continuous Improvement (20%)     

  • Through their team, identify, drive and deliver cost improvement opportunities, be an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives, validate, review and track proposed savings.  Challenge assumptions for cost improvements in factory based on internal and external benchmark information on factory performance and costs.  
  • Actively drive NCE activities within the factory and ensure activities are in alignment with business OMP. Reporting and Analytics (15%)  
  • Manage and interpret factory reporting of actuals and forecasts for the factory and key outside stakeholders; ensure transparency, accuracy and timeliness of this process; follow up and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed by promoting ownership of data at source. Strategic Evaluations (5%)    
  • Identify and lead strategic financial analysis relating to major or strategic decisions related to the factory to ensure full transparency of costs and non-financial implications.

 

Business Planning (10%)

  • Drive business planning Manage the overall factory budget with factory management team as well as being the critical liaison between factory and Head Office in the business planning process.
  • Perform forecasts, revisions to simulations if needed. Capital Investments (5%)
  • Develop, control and ensure robust evaluations of capital investment plans and requests including post CAPEX evaluations. 

 

Performance Management, Development and Talent (15%) 

  • Coah and develop the factory personnel with focus on finance individuals & team including career and succession planning. Ensure factory finance personnel are meeting/exceeding performance expectations.
  • Knowledge Transfer (10%) Drive clear understanding of financial key figures, costing and business impact within and outside the factory, including organizing training sessions for non-specialists.

 

Compliance & Internal Controls (20%)

  • Manage routine audit activities within the factory to ensure compliance on critical areas eg) NAS, Costing Standards, statuatory accounting/tax, OPEX guideline and appropriately escalate business risks.   
  •   As the Champion of compliance & risk management for the site is the key contact for internal and external audits within the factory.   Ensure clear control and visibility of assets and liabilities, including  the development, implementation and  compliance with internal controls in all areas. Accountable for Segregation of Duties (SODs) and assessment of compensating control effectiveness.  This includes establishing a solid and periodic monitoring of the internal controls effectiveness and appropriately escalating business risks.

 

Requirements:

University Degree (BA/BS) in Business, Finance or Accounting or equivalent experience and minimum 7 years related work experience Skilled in managing diverse P&Ls Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills  Superior execution skills in a changing environment and ability to multi-task  Good with numbers and data, but critically important to be able to deliver the message to non-finance professionals  Proven ability to not only deliver, but drive excellent work in a team and matrix organization  Proven analytical thinking and seeing the big picture Proven ability to quickly learn and drive new concepts and processes Excellent verbal and written communications skills     Good knowledge of the business environment/competition/capacity to benchmark Good working knowledge of product portfolio and brand profitability Go

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

 

Foods people love. Brands people trust. And a career that nourishes your future like no other.

 

If you're driven by the passion to do something meaningful that changes lives, Nestlé is the place for you. Nestlé USA is one of seven operating companies that make up Nestlé’s presence in the United States. We're in 97% of American homes, and as the leading food and beverage company, our goals are to continue to deliver quality food and beverage products, strengthen our local communities, and reduce our environmental and climate impact.

 

We’re determined to challenge the status quo and be better tomorrow than we are today. As individuals and teams, we embrace our entrepreneurial culture and have created a workplace where collaboration is essential, courage is rewarded, speed is expected, and agility is the norm to delight our consumers every single day. Here, you will find limitless opportunities to learn and advance your career and feel empowered to succeed in the workplace and beyond. Because our focus is not only on nourishing our customers, but also about enriching you.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

The Factory Controller is the steadfast custodian of stewardship and governance for the facility. Trusted co-pilot to the Factory Manager and Factory Leadership Team with direct dialogue with the Operations Controller.  Accountable for all factory financial matters (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects…) and provide fact based decision making on both short term objectives and on long term strategic initiatives. Provide visibility and forecasts around costs related to the factory processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances), ensures compliance to financial legal requirements and NA

 

 

Cash Flow & Continuous Improvement (20%)     

  • Through their team, identify, drive and deliver cost improvement opportunities, be an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives, validate, review and track proposed savings.  Challenge assumptions for cost improvements in factory based on internal and external benchmark information on factory performance and costs.  
  • Actively drive NCE activities within the factory and ensure activities are in alignment with business OMP. Reporting and Analytics (15%)  
  • Manage and interpret factory reporting of actuals and forecasts for the factory and key outside stakeholders; ensure transparency, accuracy and timeliness of this process; follow up and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed by promoting ownership of data at source. Strategic Evaluations (5%)    
  • Identify and lead strategic financial analysis relating to major or strategic decisions related to the factory to ensure full transparency of costs and non-financial implications.

 

Business Planning (10%)

  • Drive business planning Manage the overall factory budget with factory management team as well as being the critical liaison between factory and Head Office in the business planning process.
  • Perform forecasts, revisions to simulations if needed. Capital Investments (5%)
  • Develop, control and ensure robust evaluations of capital investment plans and requests including post CAPEX evaluations. 

 

Performance Management, Development and Talent (15%) 

  • Coah and develop the factory personnel with focus on finance individuals & team including career and succession planning. Ensure factory finance personnel are meeting/exceeding performance expectations.
  • Knowledge Transfer (10%) Drive clear understanding of financial key figures, costing and business impact within and outside the factory, including organizing training sessions for non-specialists.

 

Compliance & Internal Controls (20%)

  • Manage routine audit activities within the factory to ensure compliance on critical areas eg) NAS, Costing Standards, statuatory accounting/tax, OPEX guideline and appropriately escalate business risks.   
  •   As the Champion of compliance & risk management for the site is the key contact for internal and external audits within the factory.   Ensure clear control and visibility of assets and liabilities, including  the development, implementation and  compliance with internal controls in all areas. Accountable for Segregation of Duties (SODs) and assessment of compensating control effectiveness.  This includes establishing a solid and periodic monitoring of the internal controls effectiveness and appropriately escalating business risks.

 

Requirements:

University Degree (BA/BS) in Business, Finance or Accounting or equivalent experience and minimum 7 years related work experience Skilled in managing diverse P&Ls Demonstrated critical thinking and analytical problem solving skills  Superior execution skills in a changing environment and ability to multi-task  Good with numbers and data, but critically important to be able to deliver the message to non-finance professionals  Proven ability to not only deliver, but drive excellent work in a team and matrix organization  Proven analytical thinking and seeing the big picture Proven ability to quickly learn and drive new concepts and processes Excellent verbal and written communications skills     Good knowledge of the business environment/competition/capacity to benchmark Good working knowledge of product portfolio and brand profitability Go

 

It is our business imperative to remain a very inclusive workplace.

 

To our veterans and separated service members, you're at the forefront of our minds as we recruit top talent to join Nestlé. The skills you've gained while serving our country, such as flexibility, agility, and leadership, are much like the skills that will make you successful in this role.  In addition, with our commitment to an inclusive work environment, we recognize the exceptional engagement and innovation displayed by individuals with disabilities.  Nestlé seeks such skilled and qualified individuals to share our mission where you’ll join a cohort of others who have chosen to call Nestlé home.

 

The Nestlé Companies are an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer seeking diversity in qualified applicants for employment.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, ethnicity, color, gender, gender identity, age, religion, national origin, ancestry, disability, perceived disability, medical condition, genetic information, veteran status, sexual orientation, or any other protected status, as defined by applicable law. Prior to the next step in the recruiting process, we welcome you to inform us confidentially if you may require any special accommodations in order to participate fully in our recruitment experience. Contact us at accommodations@nestle.com or please dial 711 and provide this number to the operator: 1-800-321-6467.

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

 

Morton, IL, US, 61550

Morton, IL, US, 61550


Nearest Major Market: Peoria

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