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Plant Controller

Date:  16-Jun-2022
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  34434


New trends and expectations are reshaping the automotive industry. Inspired by the exciting new challenges associated with this revolution, Faurecia anticipates the future of mobility developing cutting-edge solutions for smart life on board and sustainable mobility. If you’re willing to contribute and create value for tomorrow’s cleaner and smarter mobility, Faurecia is the place to be.


What This Role is All About:

The Plant Controller works to guarantee and optimize the plant’s financial performance and competitiveness by guiding financial decisions, establishing and enforcing internal controls, ensuring compliance to financial procedures and monitoring the financial condition of the plant.


What You Will Do:

  • Ensure compliance to all financial procedures
  • Develop, execute and control internal finance procedures including spending authorization in accordance with Group procedures and policies
  • Ensure site activities are compliant with Faurecia finance related procedures such as product flow, inventory, routings and internal control basics
  • Provide reliable financial / controlling information in close relationship with other operational and support functions
  • Lead all financial forecasting processes (budget, periodic forecast)
  • Manage reporting process ensuring reliability, consistency, transparency and delay compliance
  • Ensure reliability of standard costing
  • Provide all necessary controlling analysis including variance analysis and standard costs, margin programs, plant budgetary control, squeeze management and follow up of sales and purchasing prices
  • Collaborate with Shared Service Center obtaining, providing and validating proper finance information
  • Control and manage the plant’s operating cash flow (capex, inventories, overdues)
  • In liaison with Shared Service Center provide all necessary information requested by internal and external auditors, and others local external authorities
  • Participate in business plan validation, and ensure consistency with plant financial information
  • Monitor the program start up and establish variances versus last reference business plan
  • Participate in the program post-audit, be the finance lead person in the tracking of convergence plan related to plant activities
  • Act as a business partner toward the plant management, and provide recommendation to the management
  • Participate, with the management of the plant, in the development of action plans resulting from relevant analysis to achieve the operational targets, increase plant’s financial profitability and cash optimization (especially identification and implementation of productivity plans)
  • Follow financial impact and progress of action plans
  • Ensure financial awareness of plant operational teams
  • Ensure the management and development of the controlling team
  • Submit/implement at least two Continuous Improvement ideas per month
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management

What You Will Bring to the Company:

The ideal candidate will possess good communication and leadership skills, adhere to finance and accounting best practices, and ensure compliance with Faurecia policies and procedures.

Minimum education level: Bachelor’s degree in finance or related field or equivalent experience.  Master’s degree in finance preferred.


  • 3 to 10 years professional experience
  • Experience in controlling at a plant level


What You Are Able to Do:

  • Familiarity with industrial information systems and flows
  • Good accounting knowledge
  • Business minded
  • Strong sense of teamwork
  • Good communication skills
  • Ability to handle multiple tasks efficiently
  • Fluent in English


EEO Statement

Faurecia is an equal employment opportunity employer such that all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

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