Factory Controller

Graco   •  

Minneapolis, MN

Industry: Business Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 296 days ago

This job is no longer available.

Essential Duties


  • Preparation of factory operating plans and assist in development of departmental rates and standard costs
  • Assist other functional areas within the factory to ensure the overall integrity and consistency with the Factory business plan.


  • Identification of risks and/or changes which impact factory performance; develop and implement corrective actions plans.
  • Provide direction/counsel to the Manufacturing and Operations management on issues and situations which impact present and future performance of the factory.
  • Participates as an active part of Operations Management.
  • Ensures that Operations Management is focused on issues which impact present and future performance.
  • Reviews reports of financial and operational manufacturing performance on a day to day basis to include but not limited to in stock levels, back orders, load/capacity, inventory, scrap/rework, productivity, efficiency, and preproduction. Identify causes for significant variances, along with recommended course of corrective action.
  • Participates with Manufacturing Operations Manager in solving problems/issues regarding, but not limited to; project design, project staffing, sales/marketing/manufacturing interface, cost reduction opportunities, preprod and product quality.
  • Reviews, audits and approves CER's prior to submission to Manufacturing Operations Management.
  • Supervise/manage production support areas where appropriate.


  • Represents Manufacturing Operations management in terms of presentation of the financial and operational aspects of performance at required meeting and periodic reviews.
  • Analyzes and evaluates operational and financial results, and initiates corrective action where necessary.


  • Direct and participate in the development and implementation of accounting and operations systems, processes and procedures.
  • Designs and implements reporting and control systems/procedures such that the key indicators of manufacturing performance can be monitored, reported on, and corrective action can be implemented on a timely basis.
  • Monitors and tracks Capital Expenditure projects to ensure that spending does not exceed approved levels.
  • Responsible for integrity of capital asset listing.
  • Participates with Cell Management to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective action to improve inventory accuracy.

Position Requirements

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
  • 5 years increasingly responsibleexperience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, problem solving and planning skills.
  • PC skills, involving worksheet, and word processing software.
  • Managerial/supervisory experience.

Desirable Qualifications

  • MBA,CPA or CMA APICS Certification.