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Project Cost Controller

Project Cost Controller

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

 

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Position Summary

As a Project Cost Controller, you will work closely with Project Managers to ensure the proper budget controls are applied to multi-million-dollar capital investment projects for our pet food manufacturing facilities. You will be responsible for providing full life cycle support from project setup to project close out, including budget tracking at the detailed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) level, monitoring actual costs against line items, and assisting with estimates to complete at the WBS level. You will work in tandem with project scheduling to connect cost to schedule as well as collaborate with the field team to validate construction percent completes through a physical review of the site. At its core, this role will develop and enforce project controls in its capacity as critical liaison between Engineering and Finance.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review and audit projects prior to submittal and set up projects in the Nestlé Investment Management Tool (NIMT)
  • Manage and maintain an Excel-based cost report tool (supplemental to NIMT)
  • Ensure budget adjustment log compliance and confirm that budget changes reconcile across all reporting tools
  • Audit projects for compliance with Nestlé Purina Engineering processes and procedures and Nestlé ways of working
  • Serve as the link between departments to ensure project tracking is setup correctly and maintained accurately
  • Provide reporting and dashboard support to Project Managers
  • Close out project purchase orders, reconcile actuals and facilitate a successful hand off to the factory controller

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of project controls experience in an engineering, industrial, construction, military or related industry
  • Must be willing to travel up to 30%
     

Requisition ID

160948 

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.

 

We’re a leader in the pet care industry, which means we’re not only ahead in volume, profit and market share, but our associates dare to Stand Taller. We innovate new products, impart new agilities into existing processes, constantly advance pet nutrition, and always pay it forward in the form of service for our communities and families. Are you up for the dare?

 

This position is not eligible for Visa Sponsorship.

 

Position Summary

As a Project Cost Controller, you will work closely with Project Managers to ensure the proper budget controls are applied to multi-million-dollar capital investment projects for our pet food manufacturing facilities. You will be responsible for providing full life cycle support from project setup to project close out, including budget tracking at the detailed Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) level, monitoring actual costs against line items, and assisting with estimates to complete at the WBS level. You will work in tandem with project scheduling to connect cost to schedule as well as collaborate with the field team to validate construction percent completes through a physical review of the site. At its core, this role will develop and enforce project controls in its capacity as critical liaison between Engineering and Finance.

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Review and audit projects prior to submittal and set up projects in the Nestlé Investment Management Tool (NIMT)
  • Manage and maintain an Excel-based cost report tool (supplemental to NIMT)
  • Ensure budget adjustment log compliance and confirm that budget changes reconcile across all reporting tools
  • Audit projects for compliance with Nestlé Purina Engineering processes and procedures and Nestlé ways of working
  • Serve as the link between departments to ensure project tracking is setup correctly and maintained accurately
  • Provide reporting and dashboard support to Project Managers
  • Close out project purchase orders, reconcile actuals and facilitate a successful hand off to the factory controller

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Finance, Engineering or related field
  • 3+ years of project controls experience in an engineering, industrial, construction, military or related industry
  • Must be willing to travel up to 30%
     

Requisition ID

160948 

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.

 

St. Louis, MO, US, 63102 Williamsburg Township, OH, US, 45103

St. Louis, MO, US, 63102 Williamsburg Township, OH, US, 45103


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