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- Experienced plantcontroller
- Financial specialist working close to the (manufacturing) business
About Our Client
Ardagh is a global and European leader in metal packaging, with 54 production facilities across the world. They are at the forefront of production methods such as DWI (Draw and Wall Ironing) and have introduced breakthrough opening solutions such as Easip®, OptiLift® and Easy Peel®.
Their dedicated research and development facility at Crosmières, France employs more than 100 scientists, researchers and designers who focus on product and process innovation. Internationally recognised with over 100 innovation awards, Ardagh is truly shaping the future of metal packaging.
Work closely to Plant Management team and help them to improve plant performance;
Assess and identify improvement points, help plant management to determine action plan and organize the follow-up;
Use the Standard Business Tools and reporting initiated by the Central Teams (BW / QV) to provide internal plant reporting based (new reports proposal to be sent and assessed by the central team);
Monitor and analyse results during ME close;
Provide accurate and consistent comments on the main deviations in Results;
Assist plant management in creation of CARs according to Group rules;
Assist on cost analysis for new products and processes;
Maintain the Cost Reduction Database for all Capex, Restructuring and Cost Reduction Projects;
Prepare budget and forecasts.
Ensure the methodology for standard costing is consistently applied in the plant for the day to day new item creation : Yearly/budget exercise done together with central manufacturing team for the Routing / Rate part;
Check that right information will be sent into central systems;
Proper production order closing procedure is performed by Operation.
Proper cost center accounting and a proper customer related information booking (provide allocation rules to accounting when required, organize regular checks on the accounts, etc …);
Ensure Group DOA's and internal controls framework are properly followed in the plant;
Make sure proper stock takes and cycle counts are done (in line with Group policy);
Manual accrual determination and analysis in ME close (stock provisions, claims) / Rebates under the responsibility of Sales Central team / all other month end accruals rules to be agreed between plant supports and Accounting : in principle booking done by Accounting team.
The Successful Applicant
Bachelor or Master degree in business / finance or equivalent due to working experience;
Minimum three years' experience in competitive manufacturing industry at a controller level;
Fluency in English (verbal and written);
ERP (preferably SAP) skills including business warehouse;
Sound understanding of complex manufacturing environment;
Detailed manufacturing processes understanding;
Detailed costing understanding;
- deal with multiple deliverables
- Material knowledge
What's on Offer
Max 65k on annual basis including holiday allowance.