Siemens Plant Controller in Grand Prairie, Texas

Plant Controller

Locations:Grand Prairie, Texas

Job Family: Finance

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Job Description

Division: Energy Management

Business Unit: Low Voltage & Products

Requisition Number: 228697

Primary Location: United States-Texas-Grand Prairie

Assignment Category: Full-time regular

Experience Level: Mid level

Education Required Level: Bachelor's Degree

Travel Required: 5%

Division Description:

Siemens is a global technology powerhouse that has stood for engineering excellence, innovation, quality, reliability and internationally for more than 165 years. As a global technology company, Siemens is rigorously leveraging the advantages that this setup provides. To tap business opportunities in both new and established markets, the Company is organized in eight Divisions: Power and Gas, Power Generation Services, Energy Management, Building Technologies, Mobility, Digital Factory, Process Industries and Drives, and Financial Services.

With power chain management from creation to consumption, and over half a dozen manufacturing hubs here in the U.S., Siemens Energy Management provides technologies for the economic, reliable, and intelligent transmission and distribution of electrical power. From smart grid and energy automation technology, to power supply for industrial plants and high-voltage transmission systems, Siemens is providing intelligent technologies to a diverse clientele.

For more information, please visit: https://www.siemens.com/us/en/home/company/about/businesses/energy_management.html

Job Description:

Overview :

This position is for the Controller of the manufacturing focus factory in Grand Prairie, TX. This position will be financially responsible for the overall financial performance of the focus factory, including (but not limited to) productivity, net working capital, revenue recognition, plant overhead expenses, and will partner with the Focus Operations Manager of the location.

Key Responsibilities:

This position will report to the Grand Prairie Controller, and will interact on a regular basis with the business unit Sr. management, and various other Sr. management personnel.

  • Directs the accounting and financial functions to ensure achievement of goals and objectives.

  • Provides expert analysis and evaluations on financial, accounting, cost and trend reports in order to improve the results of the organization.

  • Directs the development of short and long range financial goals and objectives for the business.

  • Directs the organization regarding financial and accounting functions as well as other business segments and recommends improvements in methods, procedures, and content of accounting output, which will increase profits.

  • Successfully defines work flows, jobs, and reporting relationships to obtain optimum effectiveness.

  • Area of responsibility has significant strategic impact on the overall success of functional or division operations.

  • Often is required to create/conceptualize new systems, programs, or products with significant business impact.

  • Develops and manages departmental budgets and business plans.

  • Has full latitude to create and conceptualize policies/programs for area of responsibility or products and to forecast their impact; Analyzes effectiveness of policies/products and establishes future direction for functional policies and programs or products that affect company as a whole; Aligns policies/products and development efforts with company strategies. Identifies resource needs with complete authority to approve identified needs.

  • Acts as an advisor that troubleshoots and resolves extremely complex problems within multi-departments and/or cross-functional areas.

  • Approves organizational structures and supervisory relationships.

  • Responsible for overall success of function or project within multi-departments and/or cross-functional areas.

Required Knowledge/Skills, Education, and Experience:

  • 3+ years of successful experience in a Controller role with a medium to large size organization, progressively growing their responsibilities aiding to the success of the organization.

  • Cost Controlling experience.

  • Demonstrates and applies advanced knowledge of concepts, practices, and procedures for area managed and expert knowledge of other areas in the company and how they interact.

  • Bachelors Degree or equivalent experience.

  • Demonstrates advance understanding and application of management approaches for work direction, motivation, and performance management.

  • Demonstrated ability to lead and motivate personnel toward achievement of a common goal.

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required to interact with customers, vendors and employees.

  • Strong business acumen with the ability to understand and manage the dynamics of a complex organization.

  • MS Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and SAP experience.

  • Multiple function, worldwide inter-organizational, and external contacts.

  • Ability to travel up to 5% required.

Not required but would be a plus:

  • SAP experience.

  • Manufacturing background.

Qualified Applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified Applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Why Siemens? In addition to an incredible career opportunity, we offer:

  • A competitive base salary

  • Excellent health/vision/dental plans, matching 401K, life insurance and 3 weeks of PTO to start.

  • Extensive training along with career development.

We aim to hire top talent and arm them with the opportunity to make top dollar. Siemens is a great place to have a career in a growing business. We are proud that when people join Siemens, they rarely leave, as shown with our low turnover.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement

Siemens is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, creed, religion, national origin, citizenship status, ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, marital status, family responsibilities, pregnancy, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender expression, gender identity, transgender, sex stereotyping, protected veteran or military status, and other categories protected by federal, state or local law.

EEO is the Law

Applicants and employees are protected under Federal law from discrimination. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/ofccpost.htm .

Pay Transparency Non-Discrimination Provision

Siemens follows Executive Order 11246, including the Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision. To learn more, Click here at https://www.dol.gov/ofccp/pdf/pay-transp_formattedESQA508c.pdf .