Plant Controller(m/w/d)

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Job Overview

We are looking for an experienced Finance Professional with Finance Operations experience to join Controlling team of TE Connectivity Energy and manage the financials of both Ottobrunn and Falkenberg sites. 
The Plant Controller will be expected to produce timely and accurate financial information and provide business relevant consulting. In this role we are looking for candidates who see themselves as trustful Business Partner to the Plant Manager and will also manage a small team This position will be located in Ottobrunn, Germany.


  • Business Partner for Plant Manager and Operations Team.
  • Key role in the Budget, rolling Forecast preparation and MEC and presentation to EMEA Management
  • Business Partnering with Project and Product management for contribution margin calculations
  • Drive improvements in savings, productivity and working capital control
  • Lead the wall to wall annual stock count.
  • Lead the annual cost roll, assessing and proactively communicating the impact to the relevant stakeholders.
  • Performing cost center control, including cost center accounting, cost savings review and tracking. 
  • Prepare and deliver consolidated financial information related with operational plant performance, including standard costs, hourly and burden rates, inventory adjustments, material and conversion productivity and Capital expenses in compliance with TE Financial manual policies and practices.
  • Tracking and reporting of KPI’s with corrective actions initiated and follow-up as needed.
  • Provide analysis of the financial impact of decisions made in the plant, such as Footprint migration projects, make or buy decision support, or post transactional analyses. 
  • Provides information to management by assembling and summarizing data; preparing reports; making presentations of findings, analyses, and making recommendations.
  • Focus on continuous process improvements and simplification.
  • Supervise, develop, and standardize reporting processes. Increase productivity by enabling automation steps, eliminating duplications, and coordinating information requirements. 
  • Ensure to deliver right data and closely cooperate with legal entity controller for statutory earnings statement.
  • Ensure the SOX and Policy Standards and be first point of contact for the Audits (external and internal)
  • Manage a small team of direct reports fostering a spirit of talent development.

What your background should look like:

  • University degree in finance, accounting, or business management.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required, experience with SAP CO and HFM
  • 8+ years’ experience in Controlling and Finance assignments of increasing responsibility, including manufacturing finance experience related to budgeting, forecasting processes and consolidation
  • Proven track record of partnering with business functional leaders
  • Prior experience in a standard cost manufacturing environment preferable within an international organization
  • Accurate, systematic, and independent work style
  • Deals with ambiguity and can effectively cope with change.
  • Strong problem solving, strategic thinking, and analytical skills. 
  • Decision maker and ability to influence others.
  • Able to link financial results to operational performance drivers, generate alternatives and drive positive change
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Ability to communicate complex business issues in a clear/concise manner.
  • Ability to form successful working relationships quickly at all levels
  • Comfortable to work in a fast-paced, international matrix organization
  • Fluent in English both written and spoken. German would be an advantage


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TE Connectivity is a global technology leader enabling a secure, sustainable, productive, and connected future. Our broad range of connectivity and sensor solutions have been proven in the most demanding environments, enabling advancements in transportation, industrial applications, medical technology, energy technology, data communications, and for the home. With approximately 85,000 employees, including more than 8,000 engineers, we work with customers in nearly 140 countries. TE ensures that EVERY CONNECTION COUNTS. Learn more at and on LinkedIn, Facebook, WeChat and Twitter.


We are pleased to offer you an exciting total package that can also be flexibly adapted to changing life situations - the well-being of our employees is our top priority!

•    Competitive Salary Package
•    Performance-Based Bonus Plans
•    Health and Wellness Incentives
•    Employee Stock Purchase Program
•    Community Outreach Programs / Charity Events
•    Employee Resource Group


Across our global sites and business units, we put together packages of benefits that are either supported by TE itself or provided by external service providers. In principle, the benefits offered can vary from site to site.



State:  BW
Country/Region:  DE
Travel:  Less than 10%
Requisition ID:  99292
Alternative Locations: 
Function:  Finance & Accounting

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