Cost Controller

Baxter Permanent
  • Manage high budgets and S&OP of industrial cost, COGS, inventories
  • Coordinate closing routines, accounting costs, COGS, stocks

About Our Client

My client is a leading multinational company in the Premium Ceramic Manufacturing industry, growing at high speed in the US market. They are investing +$150 MM in a new facility in Tennessee and the position will lead the Cost controller activities in the plant.

Job Description

MPI does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, or based on an individual's status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law. MPI encourages applications from minorities, women, the disabled, protected veterans and all other qualified applicants.


  • Spearhead strategic planning processes
  • Coordinate closing routines, accounting costs, COGS, stocks and inventories
  • Develop and implement improvements in processes, and controls related to industrial logistical costs
  • Manage and improve costing system
  • Develop and monitor KPIs
  • Reports to the Unit and Corporate board
  • Attend external audit in points related to Industrial Cost
  • Analyze and monitor new product's and project's ROI
  • Lead projects related to area
  • Identify opportunities in cost reduction of manufacturing and logistics costs
  • Support purchasing area in negotiations dealing with suppliers
  • Support customer services, manufacturing and logistics departments when required
  • Reports to head of Finance located in business unit and CFO

Required Skills and abilities:

The Successful Applicant

  • Bachelor degree in accounting, economics, business & administration, production engineering or related fields
  • Master degree in related area is a plus
  • 3+ years of working experience in related fields
  • Previous Improvements of cost reduction processes
    • Experience managing high budgets
    • Understanding of and experience in supply control
    • Systemic view: end-to-end supply controller (manufacturing, procurement, customer service)
    • Experience with factory plants in a plus
    • Advanced Excel
    • Experience with Oracle system and SPS

What's on Offer

Attractive package

Relocation costs

Benefits: Medical, dental & vision insurance, Vacation Time, Holidays, Personal Days, 401 K

Gustavo Ribeiro
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Job summary

Sub Sector
Financial Controller
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Gustavo Ribeiro
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