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Factory Controller

Job ID 16009000 Date posted 01/20/2017

The Nestlé Beverage Division stands for delighting consumers, whenever and wherever they consumer beverages. It’s passionate about and committed to providing great tasting, nutritionally enhanced products that consistently exceed consumer expectations.

With a focus on convenient, nutritious, and delicious products, Nestlé Beverage produces and markets some of the nation’s best-known beverage brands. From NESCAFÉ® coffee, the world’s most preferred coffee brand, to NESTLÉ® NESQUIK® products, a nutritious favorite for kids of all ages, Nestlé’s extensive beverage expertise satisfies today’s wide range of

tastes and needs.

Nestlé Beverage’s well-known brands include:

NESCAFÉ® CLASICO™, NESCAFÉ® TASTER’S CHOICE®, NESTLÉ® COFFEE-MATE®, NESCAFÉ® DOLCE GUSTO™, NESTEA®, NESTLÉ® CARNATION® Malted Milk; NESTLÉ® Hot Cocoa , NESTLÉ® NESQUIK®, and OVALTINE®.

Nestlé Beverage is part of Nestlé USA, which is owned by Nestlé S.A. of Vevey, Switzerland - the world’s largest food company with a focus on Nutrition, Health & Wellness.

We are currently seeking a Factory Controller for our Beverage Factory in Jacksonville, IL! 

POSITION SUMMARY:
Support the Factory Manager as a trusted co-pilot within the Factory Leadership Team (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects…) on a day to day as well as on a long term strategic view. Provide visibility around costs related to the factory processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances), ensure adherence to financial legal requirements and NAS.. 
PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:
1.             Challenge assumptions in seeking cost improvements in factory. Seek for and support cost improvement opportunities, be an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives validate and review proposed savings.
2.             Coordinate reporting of actuals (including organizing and overseeing timeliness and accuracy of period-end close, and promoting ownership of data at source); and forecasts for the factory; ensure transparency of this process; follow up  and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed
3.             Participate in business planning; prepare and coordinate the factory budget with factory management; Perform revisions or simulations if needed.
4.             Develop, control and ensure robust evaluations of capital investment plans and requests. 
5.             Ensure clear control and visibility of assets and liabilities, including the development, implementation and compliance with internal controls.
6.             Coach and develop the factory finance personnel as individuals and as a team, including career and succession planning..
7.             Promote clear understanding of financial key figures and costing within the factory, including organizing training sessions for non-specialists
8.             Ensure full transparency of costs and financial impact to the organization of major or strategic decisions relating to the factory
9.             Organize internal and external benchmarking of factory performance and factory product costs.
10.           Coordinate and be key contact for internal and external audits within the factory
11.           Supervises the maintenance of the administrative computer equipment and software including the local LAN and HP direct line connections.
12.           Supervise factory Buyer and ensure compliance to Nestle vendors and timely follow up on any issues regarding vendor payment or blocked invoices with NBS AP. 

Qualifications

REQUIREMENTS AND MINIMUM EDUCATION LEVEL:

B.S. Degree in accounting, or other finance degree or equivalent.

 

EXPERIENCE:

Minimum of 4-5 years’ experience in a manufacturing facility.  Communication, leadership and planning skills.

At least 1 year in a supervisory role.

 

 

SKILLS:

Ability to communicate to all audiences within the organization.

Leadership experience with direct and indirect reporting relationships.

Accomplished planning skills.

Aptitude with financial systems.

 

 

EOE M/F/D/V

Nestle is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is looking for diversity in candidates for employment. All candidates must apply online at Nestleusacareers.com

 

 

 

 


The Nestle companies are equal opportunity and affirmative action employers and are looking for diversity in candidates for employment: Minority/Female/Disabled/Protected Veteran

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