Senior Plant Controller

Job Title: Senior Plant Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rayong Province, Thailand
Salary: Negotiable
Reference: JN -052020-449973
Contact Name: Yodspat Tohsanguanpun
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 13, 2020 11:48

Job Description

Key areas of responsibility will include analysis, material & labor variance analysis, forecasting, KPI (key performance indicators) management and reporting and evaluating/tracking cost out opportunities.

Analysis and Control;

  • Help investigation in weekly/monthly dashboard of spending, highlighting
    opportunities for improvement.
    - Support analysis and commentary of drivers behind variances, month to
    month vs. prior year, and forecast and budget.
    - Review production variances (materials & labor) with management and help drive
    to root cause - in particular help collection of scrap data by area.
    - Collate labor straight time and overtime daily and review with plant management.
    Ensure correct codifications of expenses are in line with company standards.
    - Monitors spending on key categories to include maintenance, supplies, and
    consumables, and support company initiatives to reduce spending.
    - As needed, capture relevant material content, scrap, crew size, throughout rates
    of work centers for use in updating standard costs.

KPI & Financial Management;

  • Review weekly KPI data with management; understand trends and help analyze
    root causes.
    - Ensure new KPIs are correctly implemented in line with company standards.
    - Work with management on the key 3 to 5 identified initiatives.
    - Work with senior lender to prepare regular borrowing base report and to support
    periodic collateral audits.
    - Help with cash management of the company.
    - Work with accounting firm to complete annual review of the financial statements.

  • Forecasts;
    - Help prepare forecasts and the annual budget for the Company.
    - Support preparation of budget, forecasts, and monthly bridges.
    - Review with management and ensure comprehension of forecast.

Asset Safeguarding;

  • Perform inventory cycle counts inter-month and period-end physicals in-line with
    Company instructions, document results, and suggest improvements.
    - Support working capital improvement plans.
    - When required, participate in capital expenditure development, and post spend
    - Key person to train floor personnel on how to operate transactions in TCM,
    including the use of the workbenches, in accordance with standard operating
    procedures (SOPs).

Cost Out;

  • Work with management team to develop a database of cost out opportunities.
    - Key member of team driving implementation of cost out opportunities.
    - Attend daily operations meetings and present financial results to ensure
    management team are aligned with the performance of the company.
    - Ensure robust financial controls are in place and are following financial policies.
    - Support plant management in ad hoc exercises


  • Bachelor or Master degree in Accounting, finance or related field
  • Good command of English, oral and written
  • Minimum 7 years working experience in Food MNC manufacturing company
  • Microsoft office - Excel is a must
  • Ambitious and pro-active attitude and cultivates a willingness to learn within the team
  • Ability to work under pressure and be able to express views/opinions confidently
  • Demonstrated ability to successfully contribute multiple projects & competing priorities in a time sensitive environment.

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