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Plant Controller

Durand, MI, US

Job ID: 16646 

Location: US-MI Durand HR 

Department:  Finance 



This position will operate as a key business partner and leader of the Minerals Processing Systems USA operations by providing finance and accounting guidance and perspective on business decisions. Drive operation accountability in financial performance, manage and drive financial consistency across the business. Includes oversite of reporting, detailed analysis, planning, compliance, and support relative to the brand performance.




  • Operate as a key business partner of the operational organizations by providing finance and accounting perspective on business decisions.  Drive adherence to annual operating plan.
  • Drive operational accountability in financial performance, manage monthly operating reviews and drive financial reporting consistency across the business.
  • Analyze significant variances from planned and forecasted results in order to provide interpretive comments and recommendations to management.
  • Manage robust process for key manufacturing performance initiatives by establishing metrics and analysis for measurement, reporting and evaluation of results.
  • Direct and develop performance reporting and variance analysis to AOP, forecasts and prior year.  Explain key drivers of manufacturing efficiency, purchase prices, product standard margins, absorption and standard costs – material, labor and overhead, etc.
  • Prepare daily, weekly and monthly financial performance and management reports as required by management to maintain their understanding of the business.
  • Review and interpretation of S&OP information and interpretation of trends and NWC impacts.
  • Manage through active participation ongoing cost control and reduction efforts by identifying, evaluating and monitoring cost reduction programs and initiatives.
  • Lead the process for budgeting, forecasting and strategic planning.
  • Direct and coordinate with the operational, supply chain and SG&A teams the establishment of annual departmental budgets and forecasts.
  • Direct financial oversight on new product and process development activities.
  • Actively participate to increase and improve cash flow generation, NWC Improvement.
  • Financial oversight on physical inventory – safeguarding of assets, carrying cost, cycle count, physical count adjustments and excess & obsolescence reserve.
  • Manage through active participation the development and review of capital expenditure requests.
  • Manage the standard costs, inventory valuation, cost accounting methodology, maintenance of product costs and the annual cost revision process.
  • Assist with change management activities, business process improvement and system efficiencies in order to improve and standardize.
  • TMS Implementation into Durand for one management system. 
  • Actively support Finance and Global Business Services (GBS, aka Shared Services).
  • Execute and comply with Terex policy and procedures, local statutory and legal requirements and Sarbanes-Oxley documentation, assessment and evaluation requirements as directed.
  • Sarbanes-Oxley: lead, manage and drive compliance to ICRM elements.
  • Support talent development through continuous improvement initiatives, performance assessment, coaching and evaluation, team member professional development and active participation in the delivery of financial training.
  • Assist Finance Director and Global Product Line Directors with ad hoc request and other various projects as needed.


Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • 5 plus year of experience including managerial roles in accounting, FP&A and management reporting of a manufacturing corporation. 



Preferred Qualifications:

  • Strong working knowledge of internal control processes and Sarbanes-Oxley.
  • Strong leadership skills and executive presence to be able to influence senior management team.
  • Manufacturing experience required
  • Cost Accounting Background preferred
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills to complement creative “out-of-the-box” thinking.
  • Adaptable, self-motivated and influential team player who can drive change. Lead by example.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, relationship building skills and demonstrated ability to work across functional areas and levels of management.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.
  • Strong computer skills – Oracle, OneStream, Excel, PowerPoint and Word proficiency.
  • Quick learner and strong sense of natural curiosity.
  • Proven track record of attaining organizational and personal objectives.
  • Willing to travel occasionally to sites of responsibility, management meetings


Location: US-MI Durand HR 

Department: Finance 

Job ID: 16646 


Terex Overview:

Terex Corporation is a $4.5 billion, publicly traded global manufacturer of lifting and material processing products and services. The company is passionate about producing equipment that improves the lives of people around the world. Terex operations are global, yet each office or factory is a close-knit community. Terex provides team members with a rewarding career and the opportunity to make an impact. The company values diversity and inclusion, safety, integrity, respect, servant leadership, courage and citizenship. It encourages continuous improvement and offers free courses available through Terex University. Women@Terex provides a supportive network for Terex women in their jobs and careers. It’s an exciting time to be part of the expanding manufacturing sector. Terex is a place where you can work and grow. Come talk to us!


Additional Information:

It is the policy of the company to attract and retain the best qualified employees. We are committed to providing employment opportunities to the most qualified internal or external candidate based on work-related factors and without regard to non work-related factors including race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, or veteran status as a special disabled veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or other qualifying veteran.


The Company offers competitive salaries, advancement opportunities, and a full range of benefits, including paid vacation, 401(k), medical, dental, and vision.


Terex Corporation is an Equal Opportunity Employer and Affirmative Action Employer M/F/D/V.