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  • 171 West Saint Charles Road
    Carol Stream, IL 60188

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Plant Controller

Rogers Corporation • Carol Stream, IL

Posted 10 days ago

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Experience - 99 years
Degree - 4 Year Degree
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Job Description

Who We Are and What We Are All About:

Join global leaders in engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world with Rogers Corporation. At Rogers Corporation, we’re changing how the world uses technology. We develop innovative specialty materials and components that enable technology in a wide array of high-growth markets. Our customers demand high performance and reliability, so we are always looking for people who enjoy a challenge, make things happen and get results. Integrity is at the heart of how we work. We excel at building enduring relationships that foster trust between our colleagues and our business partners. We work creatively and cross-functionally, making a rewarding environment. To grow with a global, results-oriented company, explore our latest job listings.


The Plant Controller is responsible for all accounting for specific manufacturing plants located within their region/business unit. The key functions of this position are: timely analysis of cost data for materials, labor, and manufacturing expenses; calculate, review and maintain standard costs; maintain proper inventory valuations; review and provide commentary for actual versus budget performance; preparation of plant related journal entries/accruals; participate in weekly/monthly Operations and Finance meetings; drive ERP system and physical process improvements to the cost setting cycle; generate reports and provide explanations for variances; monitor and control outside process activity with the purchasing and inventory teams; monitor all ERP inventory transactions; and perform other tasks as required.

Essential Functions:

  1. Prepares reconciliations, commentary and journal entries for various manufacturing transactions including inventory adjustments, cycle counts, etc., and ensures reviews are in compliance with SOX documentation and approval requirements.

  2. Analyzes manufacturing variances including material consumption, labor & overhead changes and purchase price variances, and provides guidance to the operations organization for variance reduction.

  3. Provides support to the operations groups in reviewing and understanding data related to work centers, routers, costing roll ups and data integrity. Additionally, partners with operations for reporting information, cost analysis or other decision support ongoing as needed.

  4. Prepares month end check list of SOX requirements, and distributes various reports as necessary including the monthly departmental budget package and damage analysis for operations.

  5. Monitors and coordinates outside processing activities with purchasing and tracks consigned inventory. Reconciles and coordinates monthly actions needed on the open receiver payables clearing account.

  6. Participates in US obsolescence reviews with product managers and coordinates the disposition of inventory with the operations team. Prepares the obsolescence analysis, records necessary journal entries, and communicates any reserve changes to the Global Manufacturing Controller.

Job Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Required Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting
  • 5 – 7 years standard cost accounting and manufacturing experience
Required Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Advanced Excel skills including pivot tables, lookups, and formulas
  • Strong analytical skills and experience; explaining cost fluctuations
  • Detail oriented and committed to accuracy
  • Must be team-oriented, possess a positive attitude and work well with others
Preferred Education and Experience:
  • CMA or CPA preferred
  • 6 – 9 years general accounting experience
  • ERP expertise, PeopleSoft preferred
  • Global organizational experience
Why work for Rogers With an outstanding work environment, vast developmental opportunities, and a top-notch benefit package, we empower employees with a culture of excellence. Come join a winning team!
Rogers Corporation provides equal employment opportunities to minorities, females, veterans, and disabled individuals, as well as other protected groups.
How You Can Apply for this Position Visit us at: to apply!
About Rogers Corporation: Rogers Corporation (NYSE:ROG) is a global leader in engineered materials to power, protect and connect our world. With more than 180 years of materials science and engineering experience, Rogers delivers high performance solutions that enable Advanced Connectivity and Advanced Mobility, as well as other technologies where reliability is critical. Rogers delivers Power Electronics Solutions for energy-efficient motor drives, vehicle electrification and alternative energy; Elastomeric Materials Solutions for sealing, vibration management, and impact protection in mobile devices, transportation interiors, industrial equipment and performance apparel; and Advanced Connectivity Solutions for wireless infrastructure, automotive safety and radar systems. Headquartered in Arizona (USA), Rogers operates manufacturing facilities in the United States, China, Germany, Belgium, Hungary, and South Korea, with joint ventures and sales offices worldwide. For more information, visit
Job ID: 1900007O
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