Plant Controller

Location: Suffolk, Virginia
Date Posted: 09-22-2017
Key business support function for the facility. This role offers the opportunity to gain an excellent knowledge of the key drivers of success in the business and provides the opportunity to learn from all levels of management in one of the largest private companies in America. The knowledge and experience provided by this position provides an excellent platform for future career growth within the company. 

Job Description

  • Develop value added manufacturing analysis that drives profitable business decisions
  • Develop business partnership with customers in area of responsibility
  • Develop facility spending and process costing analysis
  • Development & quantification of actionable insights – based upon spending and process costing analysis or evaluation of current as well as proposed business strategies 
  • Utilize detailed financial models to quantify the value of product innovations, capital, and direct material substitutions across a range of business outcomes (sensitivity analyses)
  • Actively engage with facility senior leadership regarding the economic and strategic implications of key business decisions


  • Bachelor's degree or higher in Finance, Accounting, Economics or related Business degree
  • At least 5 years of financial analysis experience
  • Experience in a manufacturing environment required
  • Experience with financial modeling for capital projects  
  • Experience with analysis and financial planning
  • Experience with marginal and incremental cost/profit analysis techniques
  • Ability to mine and convert data into meaningful information through leveraging software and other state of the art tools
  • Knowledge of economic principles and marginal analysis
  • Requires strong customer focus and sense of urgency
  • Must be flexible and able to prioritize multiple tasks in a dynamic environment
  • Proactive/self-driven work habits with demonstrated ability to lead change and improve processes
Prior experience with Microsoft Office Suite (Excel - spreadsheet creation/editing, pivot tables, data analysis/manipulation and formula creation, etc., Microsoft Word, and PowerPoint – presentation creation/editing) is required
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