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We are currently recruiting a Manufacturing Controller for the Harburg Refinery in Germany

As position holder you will be the site controller based in Harburg. You will in close cooperation with the Refinery Manager and his management team serve as their “right hand” and sounding board in terms of manufacturing controlling. The role reports to the Group Business Controller in Stockholm and works in close cooperation with the Manufacturing Business Controller. You will also be member of the Harburg Site Management Team.

Strategically the Site controller should be production oriented and understand the Site role and strategy within the Group. Be strong in long term/short term thinking, have an overall view of the business and contribute to business decisions with reasoning built upon sound financial knowledge; in accounting, reporting, financial controlling, and modelling.

Operationally the candidate should be proactive, results oriented, with focus on financial planning and analysis. Working successfully with other teams across the company; locally, with other refineries and with Group HQ in Sweden is also an important success criteria for the candidate.

As a leader, effective communication of financial matters to a non-finance audience and strong integrity are important competences for the individual. Self-motivation, personal balance and ability to manage conflicting interests are also important competences we are looking for.  

The successful candidate has a Bachelor´s degree in Business administration, Industrial Engineering & Management, Supply Chain Management, or equivalent education, with a minimum 5 years of experience including solid experience from an international manufacturing environment. Experience from process industry and ERP systems, preferable JDE is an advantage. Fluency in German and English is required.

Key Accountabilities for the role:

  • Provide proactive Controlling support to the local site management
  • Analyse and explain the local Manufacturing Performance to various stakeholders
  • Drive the local Financial Planning process, to meet Group expectations
  • Responsible for product costing at the site
  • Provide financial support and challenge in different types of projects and investments
  • Support Risk management of different commodity risk exposures at the site

On the personal level we are searching for applicants who live our company values of dedication, cooperation and proactivity.

In turn, we offer you a challenging job in a dynamic environment, together with dedicated colleagues around Europe.

Contact and application

For further questions related to the position please contact Jan Axelsson, Group Business Controller, at +46-8-602 1271, Mob. +46 72 512 07 37 or Björn Isaksson Manufacturing Business Controller at Mobile + 46 70 396 93 52, Phone + 46 8 602 12 64 (ext 264)

You are welcome to send your application and CV to HR: no later than the 1st of September 2017.

We are currently recruiting a Manufacturing Controller for the Harburg Refinery in Germany