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Business Production Controller

Sector Location Job type Salary
Up to CHF 120,000 plus bonus
Date added
11 March, 2022

Job Description

EMEA Recruitment is working with an FMCG manufacturing company with a well-known product in its search for a Business Production Controller. Due to internal movement, we are seeking Controlling support for the production site based in Lucerne.


We’re looking for someone with experience gained in Production Business Controlling within a manufacturing environment.


This is a great succession opportunity with a clear pathway and development plan to become Head of Production Controlling within a couple of years.


Business Production Controller, Lucerne, Switzerland


Reporting to the Head of Controlling, this succession role will provide Business Controlling assistance to the Production teams.


Our client is looking for a dedicated and driven candidate with clear leadership ability to assist with the operational control of the business.


Responsibilities of the Business Production Controller:

  • As a business partner to the Production teams, your role is varied and exciting - managing the technical side of the operation via material and performance control, and present and communicate recommended courses of action to the managers and galvanize support from them to develop new production processes
  • You will create, implement and development monthly reporting and financial KPIs
  • As part of the Controlling team, you will prepare budgets, forecasts and financial statements
  • After induction, your responsibilities will grow, with the aim of the role becoming that of Head of Production Controlling.



Ideal profile:

  • Accounting/Finance degree
  • Experience gained in Business Controlling, in operations or production ideally, within an industrial or manufacturing industry – however, all backgrounds will be considered, as the right candidate is the most important factor to this business
  • Strong MS Office knowledge, particularly Excel
  • German language skills are ESSENTIAL
  • Experienced in using SAP
  • Structural thinking and team-oriented action, with an ability to communicate financials in a clear and influential manner
    • Self-assured and resilient with lots of initiative  
    • Team leader or supervisory experience is desirable 


In return:
My client is offering further development and career opportunities. Internal and external training and studying is offered, with time given to undertake.

This is an exciting opportunity to be part of a succession plan.


If you are interested in applying for this Business Production Controller role, please register your interest using the link below. Alternatively, please send your CV to or for a confidential conversation please call Annie Gosnell on +41 41 588 1878