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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 improvement.
•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 environment.
•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 America.
•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.