Operations Controller

Competitive salary
Posted a month ago
Job ID: 8108

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is partnering with our client, an esteemed and well-regarded multi-national business in the pharma manufacturing industry, in its search for an Operations Controller.  

We seek a highly driven professional to lead initiatives to improve the cost of goods sold (COGS), enhance process automation, and implement best practices for operational efficiency.

Key responsibilities of the Operations Controller:
  • Lead and manage the financial operations of six manufacturing sites, ensuring accurate and timely financial reporting
  • Analyze and monitor COGS, identifying opportunities for cost reduction and efficiency improvements
  • Develop and implement cost control measures and best practices to optimize manufacturing costs
  • Prepare detailed financial analysis, reports, and forecasts to support decision-making and strategic planning
  • Evaluate and improve manufacturing processes to enhance utilization and productivity
  • Collaborate with site controllers and operations teams to identify and resolve inefficiencies
  • Identify opportunities for process automation and technology enhancements to improve operational efficiency
  • Manage and mentor a team of site controllers, fostering a culture of continuous improvement and professional development

Required experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Administration, or a related field; MBA or relevant professional certification (CPA, CMA) is preferred
  • Extensive experience (8+ years) in financial management within a manufacturing environment, preferably with multi-site responsibility
  • Strong knowledge of cost accounting, financial analysis, and budgeting
  • Proven track record in driving cost improvements and operational efficiency

EMEA Recruitment is committed to promoting Equity, Diversity and Inclusion in the workplace. We act as a neutral third party in the recruitment process, basing our candidate searches on skills and experience. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, gender, sex, relationship status, disability, race, religion/beliefs, or sexual orientation.