Robert Half

Senior Industrial Controller for Huy (m/f)

Huy, Liège
jeudi 23 février 2017
Date limite
jeudi 23 mars 2017
Robert Half Belgium
FMCG, Alimentation
Niveau d'expérience
5 à 10 ans d'expérience
Type de contrat
Temps de travail
Temps plein

The new management team has expressed a desire to further develop and foster professional growth of the Finance team with the addition of an Industrial Controller based in Huy and with some added functional responsibilities at Dutch entity.

Our client is a reputated company in Huy Area and active in production sector.

Job description

The role of the Industrial Controller (IC) is focused toward optimizing the (financial) performance of the production units and realizing maximum synergies throughout the two companies as well as with its sister companies in France and the UK.

The IC is a driver of continuous improvement activities in the organization by measuring and analyzing financial and non-financial (production) data and to translate this into a dashboard for management. The IC understands what is needed to be cost leader in the industry and what steps need to be taken to accomplish and maintain such a strategic position in the business.

You will benchmark the productivity and yield performance with other group companies and contribute towards a plan of action for improvements, innovations and new product development. Lean production methods are part of the IC's experience and mindset.

The IC is responsible for monitoring the CAPEX budgets and signals in a timely manner any deviation from the target and is closely involved in new product development projects to safeguard the financial goals for product-market profitability. The IC acts as the "conscience" of the business and challenges the economic rationale of the companies' activities. He/she has an open eye for developments in the market and industry as this may shape innovation and renewal within the company.

The budgeting process is in good hands of the Industrial Controller while managing this for ownership by all the players in the organization. You assist the Directors with design, implementation and execution of the group and company strategy with relevant data, information and intelligence.

The IC has a strong analytic skillset and is capable to translate this to exceptionable solutions and actions, geared towards success for the user.

Further, the IC will be apply his/her experience in the implementation of an ERP solution that will be rolled out in both companies.

The Industrial Controller will be reporting to the CFO and will closely collaborate with controlling colleagues at both entities, and by occasion with other controllers in the group. Some travel will be required.

Your profile

  • Higher Academic education
  • 5 to 10 years of relevant experience in the field of plant / industrial controlling
  • Preferably batch production process experience with high levels of labor
  • Lean production experience
  • Implementation of ERP system
  • Driven professional with strong analytical skills
  • Strong communicator on all levels (shop floor and management)
  • Critical and investigative nature
  • Language skills English, French and Dutch

Interested? Please send us your CV.

We offer a permanent long-term contract in a well-known company located in Huy Area.