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Factory Controller at Nestle USA

Factory Controller

Nestle USA Waverly, IA Full-Time
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At Nestlé, our mission of "Good Food, Good Life" is to provide consumers with the best tasting, most nutritious choices in a wide range of food and beverage categories and eating occasions, from morning to night.


Support the Factory Manager as a trusted co-pilot within the Factory Leadership Team (vision, organization, practices, initiatives/projects) on a day to day as well as on a long term strategic view. Provide visibility around costs related to the factory processes through the driving of relevant analysis and reporting (monitoring of the budget and controlling the variances), ensure adherence to financial legal requirements and NAS.


1. Challenge assumptions in seeking cost improvements in factory. Seek for and support cost improvement opportunities, be an active contributor to improvement projects and initiatives validate and review proposed savings.

2. Coordinate reporting of actuals (including organizing and overseeing timeliness and accuracy of period-end close, and promoting ownership of data at source); and forecasts for the factory; ensure transparency of this process; follow up  and monitoring of progress to close gaps, ensuring Nestle financial policies, Accounting Standards and Costing Standards are followed.

3. Participate in business planning; prepare and coordinate the factory budget with factory management; Perform revisions or simulations if needed.

4. Develop, control and ensure robust evaluations of capital investment plans and requests. 

5. Ensure clear control and visibility of assets and liabilities, including  the development, implementation and  compliance with internal controls.

6. Coach and develop the factory finance personnel as individuals and as a team, including career and succession planning.

7. Promote clear understanding of financial key figures and costing within the factory, including organizing training sessions for non-specialists.

8. Ensure full transparency of costs and financial impact to the organization of  major or strategic decisions relating to the factory.

9. Organize internal and external benchmarking of factory performance and factory product costs.

10. Coordinate and be key contact for internal and external audits within the factory.

11. Supervises  the maintenance of the administrative computer equipment and software including the local LAN and HP direct line connections.

12. Supervise factory Buyer and ensure compliance to Nestle vendors and timely follow up on any issues regarding vendor payment or blocked invoices with NBS AP. 

- Bachelor's degree in accounting, finance, or equivalent.

- 5 years of experience in a manufacturing facility preferred.  

- Communication, leadership and planning skills.
- At least 1 year in a supervisory role.

- Ability to communicate to all audiences within the organization.
- Leadership experience with direct and indirect reporting relationships.
- Accomplished planning skills.
- Aptitude with financial systems.



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