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Plant Controller

Location: Fleming
Posted on: November 24, 2022

Job Description:


The Plant Controller provides financial leadership to a manufacturing facility(s). This position will be accountable for driving results to the segment manufacturing financial leader. The Plant Controller will be responsible for maintaining a control environment that complies with the Company's internal control policies and Sarbanes Oxley.

The Plant Controller is expected to be a dynamic leader on the plant leadership team by contributing to all areas of plant management. The position is an important part of the financial talent pipeline and serves as a feeder for larger plants as well as corporate roles (i.e. Mfg Financial Leader, Segment Analyst, etc.). This individual will also be responsible for leadership of non-financial plant administrative processes such as sourcing and warehouse (raw materials).

Reports to : Plant Leader , Dotted Line to Division Finance Director


  • Live the Safety stand, adhere to the safety responsibilities.

  • Practices safe work activities and leads RIR to 0.
  • Participates in plant safety programs.
  • Operations Planning
    • Participates in the development of operational objectives for the plant that are aligned to Corporate and Division strategic objectives
    • Leads proactive development of contingency plans, productivity improvement and corrective actions to ensure facility financial results and shareholder value is optimized.

      • Operating rhythm and cadence in place and being followed
      • Operations Plans executed
      • Process expectations and timing
        2. Financial and Operational Controls
        • Ensures that there is an effective and efficient system of internal controls including; data integrity, asset protection, segregation of duties, budgeting, financial reporting, information systems and adherence to corporate policies and governmental regulations (GAAP, SOX compliance, etc.)
        • Drives a robust representation letter process that provides assurance and visibility to a sound internal control environment.
        • Leads the Continuous Sign-off process to ensure that accountability for internal controls is clear and that processes are documented. Metrics
          • Controls performance ratings
          • Audit ratings 3. Reporting and analysis
            • Leads financial planning, budgeting and forecasting processes
            • Prepares and delivers the plant financial forecasts and projections
            • Monitors the plant's monthly closing process in conjunction with the Accounting team
            • Communicates results effectively to management and non-financial personnel
            • Provides in-depth analysis on variances to plan and forecast
            • Provides risk analysis for contingency planning Metrics
              • Timely and accurate Closing process
              • Forecast accuracy and timeliness
              • Balance Sheet Integrity 4. Driving plant profitability
                • Leads actions in line with achieving targets, mitigating risk and prioritizing resource needs
                • Leads proactive development of contingency plans, productivity improvement and corrective actions to ensure facility financial results and shareholder value is optimized.
                • Provides insightful and competitive analytics that anticipate change and drive decision making
                • Provides investment analysis
                • Assists in contract evaluation and negotiation
                • Educates plant personnel on key performance metrics Metrics
                  • Key performance indicators
                  • Productivity against plan
                  • Financial performance against plan
                  • Return on capital
                  • Results of capital projects 5. Cross-functional leadership and team contribution
                    • Work across organization boundaries and all levels of the company to achieve plant, division or corporate objectives
                    • Shares best practices across division, i.e, process improvements, financial modeling and procedures changes.
                    • Aligns teams and resources in order to solve problems and drive results-actively participates in daily management meetings for same.
                    • Provides active support of TPM efforts plant-wide and formally serves as Office Pillar Leader
                    • Leading and developing talent
                      • Creates an environment where talent is developed through effective performance management, talent evaluation systems and stretching capabilities of employees.
                      • Acts as a resource to the non-financial leaders of the business providing education and training on the key principles of Finance
                      • Ensures individual development and succession plans exist for direct reports Metrics
                        • Rate of departmental turnover
                        • Talent additions through external recruiting
                        • Talent developed and promoted under their leadership
                        • Plant process and administrative leadership
                          • Leads non-financial plant administrative processes for sourcing and warehouse (raw materials).
                          • Assigns resources and provides support and direction as needed.
                          • Monitors and hold self and others accountable for safety.
                            JOB REQUIREMENTS

                            MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS :
                            • Bachelor's degree in finance, accounting or relevant discipline required. MBA, CMA, CPA preferred.
                              EXPERIENCE :
                              • Providing leadership to organizations within a manufacturing operation(s)-leading operations planning, savings, forecasting and investment analysis
                              • Operating in a range of economic conditions, i.e. expansion, contraction, stable economic conditions-forecasting, scenario planning, risk analysis and contingency development.
                              • Delivering continuous improvement.
                              • Participating in the development of strategic plans.
                              • Negotiating, developing and evaluating customer and supplier contracts
                              • Attracting, developing and retaining outstanding talent-growing talent and succession planning.
                              • Demonstrated high growth in previous experience KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES :
                                • Strong financial acumen with demonstrated analytical ability accompanied by knowledge of corporate finance and manufacturing costing principles-understands P&L and balance sheet dynamics
                                • Demonstrated ability to teach and communicate in simple, impacting terms
                                • Demonstrated ability to manage and control costs-effectively develops business cases and enroll leaders at all levels in taking appropriate action.
                                • Demonstrated ability to develop and intimate knowledge of customers, competition, and the market and uses this knowledge to drive customer and product profitability decisions.
                                • Demonstrated ability to think strategically and execute strategic directions.
                                • Conducts himself/herself with the highest ethical and moral standards.
                                • Intelligent, creative, analytical.
                                • Highly motivated and results driven with a high energy level-has a bias for proactive action.
                                • Broad operating style, ability to adapt across cultures, environments and styles.
                                • Forward thinking leadership abilities, including the ability to motivate, lead by example, and encourage teamwork and effective communication.
                                • Makes decisions and commits to a course of action with appropriate information and recognizes uncertainty of success; weighs and manages risk in decision making; able to make decisions detrimental to a few but helpful to many.
                                • Must be willing to relocate to the current, or future locations for growth and development

                                  About Owens Corning

                                  Owens Corning is a global building and construction materials leader committed to building a sustainable future through material innovation. Our three integrated businesses - Composites, Insulation, and Roofing - provide durable, sustainable, energy-efficient solutions that leverage our unique material science, manufacturing, and market knowledge to help our customers win and grow. We are global in scope, human in scale with approximately 20,000 employees in 33 countries dedicated to generating value for our customers and shareholders, and making a difference in the communities where we work and live. Founded in 1938 and based in Toledo, Ohio, USA, Owens Corning posted 2021 sales of $8.5 billion. For more information, visit .

                                  Owens Corning is an equal opportunity employer.

Keywords: OWENS CORNING, Savannah , Plant Controller, Accounting, Auditing , Fleming, Georgia

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