Plant Controller

Plant Controller

Job Title: Plant Controller
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Rugby, Warwickshire
Salary: £42000.00 - £50000.00 per annum + Bupa, 10% Bonus
Start Date: ASAP
Reference: BBBH6650_1564134680
Contact Name: Sharon McDonough
Contact Email:
Job Published: July 26, 2019 10:51

Job Description

Plant Controller

Up to £48,000


Are you an experienced Plant Controller looking to secure work in a global giant within their sector? Do you have the drive to successfully manage budgetary requirements in a challenging and changeable period? Do you have an approachable nature and the ability to quickly form lasting relationships?

My client, a leading supplier in packaging for the FMCG market is currently looking to appoint a Plant Controller for their site based in Rugby. Offering an exceptional benefits package, low staff turnover and a very positive working environment, it's the height of importance for my client to continue to maintain an enjoyable culture in a thriving and established business.

The Plant Controller will hold the following responsibilities;

  • Provide financial information to and actively advise the plant management team in financial and
  • economic matters.
  • Assess and monitor identified improvement actions in terms of economic impacts.
  • Evaluate and suggest investment projects.
  • Provide ad hoc calculations and analyses and propose improvement actions.
  • Support central initiatives on benchmarking.
  • Support / drive local actions by proper follow up.
  • Initiate new actions based on benchmarking, best practise sharing and own creativity.
  • Compile required data for budget and forecast based on demonstrated performance, including
  • expected improvements, and timely submission of budget / forecast figures to central functions.
  • Assist in target setting process.
  • Support plant management in creating a plant medium term investment plan.
  • Compile timely and reliable month and year end closing data in line with company guidelines.
  • Analyse and comment significant changes compared to previous year, planning and target values.
  • Evaluate production related cost development. Follow up on targets and monitor corrective
  • Be the reference person for plant management regarding centrally provided manufacturing and
  • finance performance figures
  • Give input into the continuous development of central reporting.
  • Ensure adherence to company policies and procedures in financial aspects
  • Monitor and support fixed asset / spares / raw material / finished goods accounting and inventory.
  • Provide required plant information to central finance.
  • Support and ensure the implementation of revised or new controlling / financial processes as well
  • as business relevant information tools on a local basis.
  • Sustain and improve the standardisation of tools and processes.


  • A minimum of 3-4 years' Previous experience in a similar position (Plant Controller, Business controller, Production Controller, Management accountant, Investment Controller) in a Manufacturing environment.
  • University or specific qualification in management accounting/Budgetary Control.

At Morgan Ryder we can provide you with a full range of employment opportunities from short term and fixed term temporary vacancies to permanent positions.

We recruit for companies that operate in the following industries: Food and Drink Manufacturers, FMCG, Packaging, Engineering, Automotive, Aerospace, Warehousing, Logistics, Waste Management, Petro Chemical, Pharmaceutical, Power & Renewable Energy.

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