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Plant Controller

Company: Graco
Location: Kamas
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Graco is looking for a Plant Controller to join our White Knight team in Kamas, UT. You will ensure that the factory's operational, financial, and corporate objectives are met: to include spending, service levels, inventory levels and accuracy, asset management, and factory performance. Additionally, you will proactively identify opportunities to improve operating efficiencies and implement corrective action plans.
Grow your career at a world class manufacturing company. White Knight (, a Graco company (, is a leading supplier of pumps and fluid transfer technology to the Semiconductor, Solar Cells, LEDs, flat-panel displays, electronic, and industrial markets. White Knight operates a clean, growing, and stable manufacturing facility in Kamas, UT. Get out of the traffic and come work in one of Utah's beautiful mountain valleys. WK is a short drive from Heber City, Park City, and surrounding areas, with ride-share opportunities available from the Salt Lake valley. WK employees enjoy an outstanding benefit package which includes health and dental insurance, PTO (Paid Time Off for vacation/sick), holiday Pay, 401k with a generous company matching contribution, education reimbursement program, and a discounted employee stock purchase program (NYSE ticker GGG).
Graco is a global leader in the design, development and manufacture of highly-engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications. We have excellent corporate opportunities including positions in accounting, finance, information technology, purchasing, marketing, communications and human resources. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016, 2018, 2019 & 2021.
Essential DutiesPlanning

  • Preparation of factory operating plans and assist in the development of departmental rates and standard costs
  • Assist other functional areas within the factory to ensure the overall integrity and consistency with the Factory business plan.
    • Identification of risks and/or changes that impact factory performance; develop and implement corrective action plans.
    • Provide direction/counsel to the Manufacturing and Operations management on issues and situations which impact the present and future performance of the factory.
    • Participates as an active part of Operations Management.
    • Ensures that Operations Management is focused on issues that impact present and future performance.
    • Reviews reports of financial and operational manufacturing performance on a day-to-day basis to include but not limited to in-stock levels, backorders, load/capacity, inventory, scrap/rework, productivity, efficiency, and preproduction. Identify causes for significant variances, along with the recommended course of corrective action.
    • Participates with Manufacturing Operations Manager in solving problems/issues regarding, but not limited to; project design, project staffing, sales/marketing/manufacturing interface, cost reduction opportunities, preprod, and product quality.
    • Reviews audit and approves CER's prior to submission to Manufacturing Operations Management.
    • Supervise/manage production support areas where appropriate.
      • Represents Manufacturing Operations management in terms of presentation of the financial and operational aspects of performance at the required meetings and periodic reviews.
      • Analyzes and evaluates operational and financial results, and initiates corrective action where necessary.
        • Direct and participate in the development and implementation of accounting and operations systems, processes, and procedures.
        • Designs and implements reporting and control systems/procedures such that the key indicators of manufacturing performance can be monitored, reported on, and corrective action can be implemented on a timely basis.
        • Monitors and tracks Capital Expenditure projects to ensure that spending does not exceed approved levels.
        • Responsible for the integrity of capital asset listing.
        • Participates with Cell Management to identify areas for improvement and implement corrective action to improve inventory accuracy.
          • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Finance or Business.
          • 5 years increasingly responsible experience in a manufacturing environment.
          • Demonstrated leadership and interpersonal skills.
          • Demonstrated organizational, analytical, problem-solving, and planning skills.
          • PC skills, involving worksheets, and word processing software.
          • Managerial/supervisory experience.
            Desired Experience
            • MBA, CPA, or CMA APICS Certification.
              Proven Quality. Leading Technology. Launch your career with Graco!
              Graco offers attractive compensation, benefits and career development opportunities. Graco's comprehensive benefits include medical, dental, stock purchase plan, 401(k), tuition reimbursement and more.
              Our expectations are high. That's why we are always looking to hire the brightest and the best!

Keywords: Graco, Salt Lake City , Plant Controller, Professions , Kamas, Utah

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