Plant Controller in Huntingdon, TN at Vaco

Date Posted: 1/20/2023

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Job Description

Job Title: Plant Controller
Job Type: Direct Hire, Full-time
Compensation: $125K-138K (depending on experience), plus 15% target bonus
Location*: Huntingdon, TN, must be able to work on-site Monday-Friday

*relocation assistance is available!


The Plant Controller responsibilities include to provide analysis around cost variances and provide/assist with presentations to explain the plants financial performance and provide analytical support to plant management. The plant controller will identify areas of cost improvement and work close with the plant management team and departments to drive the cost improvement. In addition, the plant controller will work with the monthly and quarterly forecasted statements, as well as development of the annual plan in close cooperation with the accounting and finance teams at the plant and at the HQ office.

Job Responsibilities of the Plant Controller

  • Work with analysis of costing and operational metrics and support the plant management with driving profitability for the plant
  • Work with forecasts, reports and ad hoc analysis to support and interact with the various departments in the plant to drive improvements
  • Support, encourage and participate in improvement initiatives, and serve on teams as member or leader.
  • The Plant Controller will develop and track the overall operational, financial, and other key metrics that are consistent with the strategic priorities of Gränges.
  • Support in the capex with process with investment analyses and follow up on spending (actual and forecast) on ongoing capex projects
  • Prepare weekly updated forecasts of the results of the plant
  • Prepare presentations for Monthly Business reviews, Quarterly Business reviews, and Annual Budget presentations
  • Assist the finance/accounting team in the preparation of month end financial reports
  • Assist in requests from external and internal auditors if needed
  • The Plant Controller must work in a safe and healthy manner, adhering to all safety rules and practices
  • Represent the company's core values of being committed, action oriented, innovative and accessible
  • Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications of the Plant Controller

  • Bachelor's Degree in Finance or Accounting.
  • Minimum of 5 years of experience with manufacturing experience a plus
  • Expert knowledge of MS Office, including Outlook, Excel, and PowerPoint. Visual Basic Applications and Power BI application a plus. Have knowledge of or the ability to quickly learn accounting software; database software; manufacturing software
  • CPA or MBA a plus
  • Ability to analyze, describe and communicate cost improvements
  • Highly organized, detail-driven, and conscientious with excellent time management
  • Travel as necessary


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