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Plant Controller

Requisition ID 32267 
Position Type FT Permanent 
Recruiter #LI-OO1 
Posting Type LI 


Leading to better encompasses all we do at Kerry, it's how we've become the worlds leading taste and nutrition company. Whether it's building and manufacturing sustainable solutions for food, beverage or pharmaceutical consumers, our commitment to lead the world to better nutrition drives us forward. With 25,000+ colleagues across the globe and 15,000+ Kerry products, your opportunities are limitless.

About Kerry


A career with Kerry Taste & Nutrition offers you an opportunity to shape how people across the globe view food and beverage while providing you opportunities to explore and grow as your interests do. With our commitment to a sustainable future, a career with Kerry is something you can feel good about.

About the role


We’re looking for a Plant Controller to join our Kerry team in Tiel, Netherlands. 


This is an exciting opportunity for a Plant Controller to join our Integrated Operations Team. This position will support the integration process and ensure correct controls and procedures are implemented on site.


This is a full-time permanent position. 

Key responsibilities


  • Supporting the integration process, collaborating with the various integrated operations functions.
  • Responsible for reviewing and implementing internal controls
  • Cost Control:  Management of Site Costs. Management of site direct & indirect costs through regular reporting & review of spends with relevant budget holders.
  • Site Capital:  Management of Capex. Management of financial aspects of site CAPEX process through timely submission of CP's, monthly tracking of cashflows & close off of completed projects.
  • Finance business partner for site’s accelerate programme, responsible for creating business cases to support initiatives and tracking monthly impacts.
  • Site KPI Management: Implementation, timely reporting of & analysis of site KPI's as defined by central operations. Development of remediation actions with relevant manager where KPI's deviate from accepted limits.
  • Site review: All variances versus prior year and budget are explained to 80%/85%.
  • Site Inventory:  Measure and report on monthly Valuation. Rework and Out of spec stock analysis monthly. Stock Provision explanation for auditors.
  • Budget: Design budget & projection models. Interact with department heads. Variances YTD actuals to be minimized and explained. Budget holders / department heads to sign off on Budget and Projections. 

Qualifications and skills


  • PQE – ACCA/CIMA/ACA preferible
  • Knowledge of SAP (SRM and ECC) an advantage
  • Experience in Manufacturing / Supply Chain environment an advantage
  • Project Management experience an advantage
  • Strong analytical mindset with attention to detail
  • Good communication
  • Organization
  • Prioritization and time management skills while handling multiple ongoing projects in a fast-paced
  • Deadline driven environment.

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