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Plant Controller -(77)

Latitude, Inc.
Jessup, MD
  • Posted: over a month ago
  • Full-Time
Job Description

Summary: Responsible for costing, inventory reporting, variance reporting, production recording and reporting, fixed assets. Driving improvements through analysis, highlighting areas for improvements in processes, systems, efficiencies and cost reductions. Involved in report development, report writing, business applications support and improvements in the ERP system, Salesforce, Ceridian payroll, workflow, Power BI and any other systems as and when they are introduced.

Essential Duties:

  • Challenge every number
  • Drive improvements and savings in:
    • Overtime
    • Overheads
    • Labor efficiencies
    • Production efficiencies
    • Scrap and waste
    • Purchase price variance
  • Work with Operations Management but also hold them accountable
  • Inventory Analysis and Control
    • Reduce slow moving and obsolete inventory
    • Keep inventory lean
    • Drive inventory accuracy
  • Develop and improve reporting
  • Develop and improve reporting systems
    • Salesforce
    • Business Intelligence
    • ERP
    • HR Database
  • Automate month end close
  • Automate month end reporting
  • Improve costing visibility and understanding
  • Improve manufacturing variance and PPV visibility and understanding
  • Develop and improve cost center and profit center reporting (DC vs CO for example)
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Automation of business processes, not just in Finance but in all departments
  • Reduce manual process and systems to zero through automation
  • Workflow creation across all systems
  • Develop technical solutions to business problems
  • Digitization
  • Customer Portal
  • Purchasing Analysis

The Plant Controller position will also support systems development, improvement and support specifically for the following systems:

  • XA ERP and AS400
  • Ceridian payroll
  • Time and attendance
  • Salesforce
  • Factory and Production Data Collection and Controls
  • Power BI Reporting
  • Others as developed

The Plant Controller will also offer support in the following functions:

  • Map business processes and changes to processes based on best practice
  • Formulate project plan and budget (in conjunction with CFO)
  • Organize and co-ordinate workload and meetings between external partner and internal resource
  • Support CFO with the management and co-ordination of the project plan with external partner
  • Manage and monitor timings and project costs
  • Update on progress and budget
  • Manage formulation of business process documents
  • Document reporting requirements
  • Document master data requirements
  • Co-ordinate production of blueprint documents and SOWs in conjunction with CFO and external partner
  • Coordinate with other departments, including Sales, Production, Purchasing, Shipping, Customer Service and Technical.
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree (B.A.) from four-year college or university
  • Accounting qualification
  • Experience in Accounting, Business Analyst or related business role
  • Systems implementation experience preferred but not essential
  • Travel as required
  • Detail orientated

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Latitude, Inc.


Jessup, MD


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