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Global Manufacturing Cost Manager

Duraline Knoxville, TN

  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

Global Cost Manager

Orbia (previously Mexichem) is a community of companies bound by a shared purpose: to advance life around the world. The Orbia companies have a collective focus on ensuring food security, reducing water scarcity, reinventing the future of cities and homes, connecting communities to data infrastructure and expanding access to health and wellness with basic and advanced materials and innovative solutions that define how people live today and will thrive in the future.

Orbias five business groups span the building and infrastructure, data communications, precision agriculture, and chemical sectors.As part of the companys recently initiated transformation journey to become the best in the world and the best for the world, Orbia has launched a new brand identity, purpose, values and strategy that provide a framework for bringing the human-centric stories that matter to key audiences, internal and external, to improve awareness, deepen understanding and enhance engagement with Orbia on its journey of global impact.

About the Position

Responsible for leading and implementing the standardization and harmonization of Orbias company-wide manufacturing costing practices, analysis and policies.Collaborate with Orbias manufacturing cost controllers and prepare analysis/reporting for presenting critical insights to senior leadership regarding operating cost performance, improvement opportunities, and strategy.Hands-on management approach is critical to success in this role.


Harmonize and standardize manufacturing cost methodologies across the company

Lead implementation and compliance of companys consolidated manufacturing cost analysis and reporting

Support development of standard methods to analyze and report on operational excellence KPIs (productivity, efficiency, capacity utilization, etc.) Consolidate global manufacturing KPIs and prepare insights for senior management Drive KPI reporting to plant/site level detail

Prepare and lead implementation of expanded cost center reporting capabilities and standard global chart of accounts (COGS section) for Orbias financial consolidation and financial planning systems

Support Business Group manufacturing cost controllers and Business Group VPs of Operations to coordinate annual budget/target setting process, monthly forecasting and on-going data analytics and reporting Prepare analysis of recommended budget targets and on-going management control process

Assist Manager of FP&A team in consolidation of annual operating budget, KPIs and monthly forecasts

Coordinate with Business Group teams to develop cost of goods sold (COGS) KPIs to drive overall operating performance and business insights

Conduct variance analysis and other projects to identify opportunities for cost savings across global operations

Participate in monthly financial and operating reviews to identify opportunities for process improvements and cost savings

Assist in review of capex investments projects, capex management process, and post-mortem analysis

The position is a hands-on role and coordinates all aspects of manufacturing cost controlling and analysis across Orbia.Leads the development of proposals related to manufacturing cost processes to Sr. Director of FP&A, Sr. Director of Corporate Finance and Orbia CFO.This position is a key member of the financial team in conducting analysis, identifying opportunities, and in assisting finance leadership in driving value creation across the company.This position also plays a critical role in coordinating with all business group CFOs and their local finance teams to harmonize manufacturing costing processes globally, to global collect information, and to drive data-driven decision making.This role also supports executive management and Board of Directors through support of annual budget, quarterly earnings reports, and ad hoc presentations/analysis.The Global Manufacturing Cost Manager also supports the capex management process, in particular the review and analysis of capex proposals, and development of post-mortem analysis.

Essential Requirements:

  • Bachelors degree in business/finance/accounting or related field
  • Strong knowledge of manufacturing costing methods and ERP systems (SAP)
  • Working knowledge of financial reporting methods (IFRS, GAAP)
  • Knowledge of financial and non-financial KPI metrics (ROIC, working capital, productivity, etc.)
  • Strong business acumen and understanding of strategic planning processes
  • Knowledge of operations improvement programs (e.g. Lean, Six-Sigma, Continuous Improvement, Industry 4.0, etc.)
  • Manufacturing Cost Controller experience minimum 5 years
  • Finance Manager or Related Management Experience minimum 3 years
  • Preferably with multi-national/global, manufacturing companies
  • Experience working in corporate environment

Bring your skills and expertise, your passion and drive, and get ready to make an impact.Check out our history, ImpactMark, and purpose at www.Orbia.comand apply today!

Orbia is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in the federal E-Verify program to verify the work eligibility of all new hires.

Company Description
At Dura-Line, we create what connects us! Dura-Line is transforming the structure of communication - we aspire to a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband.


Why Work Here?
We take pride in our state-of-the-art quality products and being a recognized key partner with major telecommunications companies worldwide.

At Dura-Line, we create what connects us! Dura-Line is transforming the structure of communication - we aspire to a more connected world, because we believe every company, every community, every person deserves the chance to advance their lives through better access to high-speed broadband.


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