Plant Controller Nowa Ruda & Bad Säckingen

Poland, Nowa Ruda
Automotive Catalysts

Posted on 19-05-2022

About Umicore

Reducing harmful vehicle emissions. Giving new life to used metals. Powering the cars of the future. As a global materials and technology group, we apply our specialist knowledge to offer materials and solutions that are essential to everyday life. We aim to be a clear world leader in materials for clean mobility and recycling and have turned our sustainability approach into an even greater competitive advantage. With ambitions like this, imagine what you could do?

About Automotive Catalysts

We all have the right to breathe clean air, and at Umicore, we are a world leader in the production of automotive emission control catalysts. Our technologies enable on-road and non-road applications to meet environmental standards around the world. Our products have prevented billions of tons of harmful gases and particles being released into the atmosphere. To enable our customers to produce even cleaner engines we cannot stand still. We need to find new ways to do things, discover new solutions and develop new ideas. Which is where you come in.

What you will be doing

  • Active working on capital management and supporting projects and initiatives related with the inventory (especially Precious Metal inventory);
  • Standardize and simplify controlling processes for two Manufacturing Plants located in Nowa Ruda and Bad Saeckingen (Germany);
  • Supervise and/or executes the accounting, reporting and financial internal control processes;
  • Responsible to meet financial information needs of the Plant Managers and global Operations and global Controlling;
  • Direct and coordinate the planning and preparation AC specific planning requirements (IBP). This includes capital expenditure plan as well as operating budgets and working Capital planning;
  • Drive business and financial analysis to contribute to the strategic decision making process, develops and implements business optimization plans from the financial perspective; 
  • Supervise and drive the implementation and optimization of internal control process , procedures and ensures follow-up and compliance;
  • Act as interface between BU corporate management and local operations;
  • Participate in a variety of finance related projects of the plants (Investment calculations, make or buy decisions, working capital related projects);
  • Provide necessary support for all kind of internal or external financial auditors and/or controllers;
  • Coordinate internal investments approval process and fixed assets management;
  • Supervise and provide necessary support to Supply Chain Manager  in inventory control and stock taking activities;
  • Provide necessary management , follow up an tasks , deliverables and support for finance team members;  
  • Act on demand of the BU Controller in controlling related projects.

Who we are looking for

  • Candidate with University master degree in Finance with at least 3 years’ experience in a company which uses SAP or SAP4HANA (chemical and/or automotive sector is an asset);
  • Reliable background in finance, accounting and controlling with in-depth knowledge in accounting IFRS standards as an asset; 
  • Open minded, hands on and self motivated Controller, who will use Project Management Skills; 
  • Strong analytical skills, logical thinking and ability to solve problems;  
  • Good communication skills and a team player;
  • Interest to work in multicultural team and to bring positive spirit into the Organization;
  • Excellent IT skills, next to SAP practical knowledge related modern tools like Power BI, Data Bases or similar;
  • Excellent language skills as company language is English, Polish and German would be extremely helpful in this position.

What we offer

We aim to lead the way. Not just for our customers, but for our employees too. That is why we strive to create a collaborative environment in which we can all succeed, and a culture through which we can all share ideas, develop our expertise and advance our careers. We engage in building an inclusive work culture that offers equal opportunities for all employees irrespective of their diverse backgrounds. As you would expect from a world-leading organisation, we will also reward your contribution with a competitive salary and benefits. With all this and more, imagine what you could do?

Additional information

Umicore Autocat Poland Sp. z o.o.

ul. Słupiecka 31

57-402 Nowa Ruda/ PL

If my expertise can help us make mobility cleaner, IMAGINE WHAT YOU COULD DO?


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