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Assistant Plant Controller

Date:  12-Jan-2021
Country/Region:  US
Contract Type:  Unlimited
Requisition ID:  7199

Faurecia is an Equal Opportunity Employer


"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.”


Our Faurecia Interiors (FIS) division is seeking an Assistant Plant Controller to be based out of its Saline, MI location.


The Assistant Controller is involved in the controlling of a plant in order to guarantee and optimize the plant's financial performance and competitiveness.


He/She supports the Plant Controller on all following activities:

  • 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 (product flow, inventory, routings, …)and internal control basics
  • Provide reliable financial / controlling information
    • Participate in financial forecasting processes, providing data for budget, forecast and strategic plan
    • Collect and manage data consolidation and reporting, ensuring reliability, consistency and transparency of volume, inventory variance, purchasing inputs, etc
    • Update information into the ERP Systems (Metis)
    • Ensure reliability of standard costing
    • Collaborate with Shared Service Center obtaining/providing proper finance information
    • Contribute to the control and management of the plant’s operating cash-flow (capex, inventories,overdues)
  • Work with Purchasing, Quality and PC&L to ensure supplier debits are secured timely
  • Conform to requirements established in Saline Plant ISO 14001 Environmental Management System (EMS) procedures and work instructions.
  • Ensure members in assigned area(s) of responsibility conform to relevant HSE requirements.
  • Support environmental programs to achieve objectives and targets.
  • Commitment to the highest ethical standards and willingness to adhere to Faurecia’s Code of Ethics and Code of Management.
  • Assist with any additional tasks as assigned by the plant controller


The ideal candidate will have/be:     

  • Business School or Engineering background with a Finance degree or Masters degree in Finance
  • First experience in controlling, or significant apprenticeship experience in controlling preferably in industrial environment
  • Computer literate and good knowledge of IT systems
  • Solid accounting knowledge
  • Strong teamwork
  • Good communication skills
  • Fluent in English required (bilingual preferred)
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