Production Steering Controller
Company: Henkel group
Posted on: September 19, 2023
At Henkel, you can build on a strong legacy and leading
positions in both industrial and consumer businesses to reimagine
and improve life every day. If you love challenging the status quo,
join our community of over 50,000 pioneers around the globe. Our
teams at Henkel Consumer Brands continuously drive the evolution in
dynamic categories: Laundry & Home Care and Hair. With our trusted
brands, including Persil and Schwarzkopf, our cutting-edge
technologies and our disruptive solutions, you will have countless
opportunities to explore new paths and develop your skills. Grow
within our future-led businesses, our diverse and vibrant culture
and find a place where you simply belong. All to leave your mark
for more sustainable growth.
Dare to make an impact?
As the Production Steering Controller, you will coordinate with the
plant controllers located in Latin America, responsible for
maintaining accurate financial records, developing monthly reports,
and maintaining an effective system of financial controls for the
manufacturing sites. Supports the wider organization with business
case and COGs development, capital investment assessments, and
financial scenarios. Assists the plant controllers to track and
review the financial status and performance of the plant to
investigate financial issues and identify areas for
---Assist plant controllers with the development of the plant's
financials including creating and reviewing reports, monthly/annual
budgeting, and financial forecasts for the Region in close
alignment with Global Finance.
---Ability to analyze trends and identify areas to reduce waste,
improve cost and optimize efficiencies throughout the manufacturing
---Develop strategic recommendations and plans for areas of
investment and footprint/sourcing changes.
---Partner with Manufacturing Strategy Managers to develop capex
assessments for investment projects and COGs financials related to
innovation, cost savings, and complexity optimization projects.
---Support make-vs-buy analysis and decisions across internal &
external manufacturing locations in North America & Latin
---Drive insightful analytics, review financial data, and prepare
reports to be presented to management and key stakeholders to help
drive business decisions.
---Positively influence others, leads by example, coach and develop
plant controllers to establish robust standards and best practices
across the plant operations teams.
- Bachelor's Degree in a related field or relevant education and
- Multi-lingual - Fluent in both English and Spanish,
- 7+ years of proven leadership experience in Finance.
- Possess a deep understanding of current financial regulations,
standards and procedures.
- 5+ years of experience in FMCG with Manufacturing Operations
with solid technical problem-solving skills.
- Organizational, communication, and leadership skills,
demonstrated by previous professional success.
- Excellent project management skills with sound judgement and
- Strong working knowledge of data analysis and performance
metrics using business management software (e.g., SAP, ERP).
Henkel does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or
employment agencies. Unsolicited referrals and resumes are
considered Henkel property and therefore, Henkel will not pay a fee
for any placement resulting from the receipt of an unsolicited
referral. At Henkel's request only, preferred vendors may be
invited to refer talent for specific open positions. In these
cases, a fully-executed agreement with Henkel must be in place and
All employees applying for an internal position must have a
discussion with his/her manager about their interest in a job
posting opportunity. The discussion will not preclude the employee
from interviewing if their skills meet the job requirements.
Henkel is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified
applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national
origin, disability, veteran status, age, sexual orientation, gender
identity and expression, and other legally protected
The salary for this role is $112,700 - $173,200. This is the range
that we in good faith anticipate relying on when setting wages for
this position. We may ultimately pay more or less than the posted
range and this range. This salary range may also be modified in the
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