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Plant Controller

Job Number:  32577
Group:  Magna Mechatronics, Mirrors & Lighting
Division:  Autosystems America, Inc.
Job Type:  Permanent/Regular

Plymouth, MI, US, 48170

Group Description

The Mechatronics, Mirrors and Lighting group specializes in automotive technologies that are driving the future of mobility. Combining a deep systems knowledge to develop unique vehicle access experiences, intelligent visions systems and advanced automotive lighting technologies, MML's expertise light the path to innovation, safety and styling.


Role Summary

Magna Lighting- Autosystem of America is looking for a Plant Controller or our Plymouth Michigan Location.  The Plant Controller is accountable to provide management to the finance department by providing leadership to employees and support for company initiatives.  To assist with the planning process and policy development in order to supply management with meaningful and timely information to financial performance.    

Key Responsibilities

  • Responsible and accountable to lead, manage, support and provide direction to all staff within the department through effective goals/objectives setting, performance monitoring and reviews, communication, and the execution of on-the-job training and development plans
  • Ensures a robust department structure by maintaining effective staffing levels and creating succession plans and related employee development plans to support current and future needs
  • Develops and executes an annual strategic plan for the department supporting company performance objectives and industry/field related benchmarking and trends
  • Collects, measures and monitors data related to the overall effectiveness of the department; benchmarking and analyzing these trends to establish action plans for continuous improvement (QOS process)
  • Develops and implements new processes and procedures, as needed to support changing business demands
  • Facilitates effective two-way communication through department meetings (minimum monthly) and an Open Door philosophy
  • Accountable for department budget preparation, approval and attainment
  • Ensure all departmental requirements are met on a timely basis

Key Qualifications/Requirements

Education and Knowledge:

  • Bachelor's Degree in Accounting or related field of study
  • Accounting Designation (CPA) required
  • Post-secondary Degree in a related field preferred (business)



Work Experience:


  • 7 or more years of work-related experience
  • Minimum 5 years related experience
  • Minimum 3 years supervisory experience preferred
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience in the automotive industry



Additional Information

    • Budget Attainment
    • Budgeting/forecasting accuracy
    • Departmental Strategic Plan Execution
    • Departmental Succession Plan and Employee development plans.
    • Detailed forecasting methodology
    • EOS Metrics
    • On-time month-end reporting
    • On-time quote capitals
    • QOS Measurables
    • Year-end audit binder submission for external auditor's - timely completion and management of audit staff


03--Finance F--Permanent/Regular 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit

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