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Job Posting Category: Experienced Professionals (1+ years)
Career Level: Experienced (Non-Manager)
Industry: Food Services
Job Category: Manufacturing
Job Type: Full-time
Posting Date: August 07, 2018
Job Location:
Hamilton, ON
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Job Description
Job Description

With our portfolio of global Power Brands such as Oreo and belVita biscuits, Cadbury Dairy Milk and Milka chocolate and Trident gum, we?re the world?s #1 in biscuits and candy, and #2 in chocolate and gum. We?re Mondel?z International, a snacking powerhouse with operations in more than 80 countries, with approximately 90,000 employees globally and our brands are marketed in around 165 countries.

Our purpose and vision is to create more MOMENTS OF JOY by building the BEST SNACKING COMPANY IN THE WORLD.

Manufacturing
As part of Manufacturing, you?ll use your skills, our systems and a wide array of raw materials to help create the delicious finished products our consumers love. While taking ownership in your area of work, you?ll also ensure the safety of yourself and your colleagues while producing our top-quality products reliably and efficiently within our integrated supply chain.

This role acts as a Business Partner to local plant management providing financial support for Integrated Supply Chain (ISC) Manufacturing under guidance of the Plant Manager and Plant Controller, focusing on site specific cost budgeting, actual performance tracking, gap analysis between standard and actual performance, ensuring fulfilment of ISC?s Key Performance Indicators (KPIs).

Support / provide financial KPI data for DMS (daily management system) ? IL6S (Integrated lean Six Sigma).


Primary Accountabilities / Responsibilities:
(Listed in order of importance,)

1. Determine facts and figures from the site in order to prepare site?s budget and forecasts and ensure regular tracking of it, adherence to budget figures and reporting of deviations.
2. Track actual performance against relevant KPI?s, production standard of the conversion process including material, Direct Variable labour, Direct Variable Expense consumption and specific fixed cost . Use of controlling tools to measure deviations.
3. Support timely and accurate product costing calculations, report deviations. Identify main cost drivers for further productivity potential.
4. Ensure collection, check integrity of shift data (e.g. PI sheet info, timesheet info) in order to produce correct calculations.
5. Provide support and guidance on related KPIs.
6. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of site specific costs and provide analysis on site related ad hoc requests. (Guarantee strict compliance with relevant financial policies and procedures ?

Detailed Responsibilities

1. Determine facts and figures from the site in order to prepare the variable conversion cost and specific fixed cost budget and forecasts. Ensure regular tracking of it, adherence to budget figures and reporting of deviations:
? Material Loss Planning:
Download all BOMs (Bill of materials) from SAP to excel file (contains detailed BOM, usage, % scrap).
-Support with data the Cost Conversion team to calculate quantity loss per Semi Finished Goods & Finished Goods - Support with data for material losses / Tree of losses summary for plant

? Direct Variable Labor (DVL) Planning:
-Support with data for man-hours and FTE (full time equivalent) calculation for annual volume (detailed for SKUs & production line)
? Business Investment Planning
Validate the cost for planned trials.

? Specific Fixed Costs Planning:
According to the instructions from Fixed Manufacturing Controller NA prepare specific fixed costs budget and submit it to FME Controlling Team.
? Quarterly Budget Reviews
Support Ops & Risks Reforecast on Direct Variable, Direct variable Expense (DVE), Waste budgets and material loss based on actual performance and volume updates. (all RF?s are performed as Opportunity &Risk; there should be no SAP updates
? Review System Allocation Keys (DVL, DVE, MHR):
Support correct cost center planning for variable cost elements to properly reflect the material differences, specifics among production lines, platforms to facilitate reasonable cost allocation to SKU level. (Responsible for Allocation Keys set up in SAP is Conversion Cost controlling.)
? Planning Bill of Material (BOM) Changes (calculate / prepare support; set up in system):
Prepare all changes of Raw Material/Pack Material to be included in planning BOMs (recipe reformulation, material change, % loss reduction) and send it to Master Data to processing:
? Planning Bill of Labour (BOL)/Master Recipe Changes (calculate / prepare support; set up in system)
Prepare all changes of capacity/ line manning to be included in planning Master Recipe and send it to Master Data to processing.
2.
Track actual performance against relevant KPI?s, production standard of the conversion process including material, Direct Variable Labour (DVL), Direct Variable Exp (DVE) consumption and also partially track fixed cost spending, i.e. monitor specific fixed costs spending. Use controlling tools to measure deviations.
? Process Order (PO) Variances Analysis (including DVL, DVE, inventory counting):
Actual DVL, DVE, material quantity tracking and comparison vs. STD on regular basis per product and production lines.
- Run the Variance calculation and settlement PO's in SAP.
- Analyze the PO variance report.
? Yield & Losses Analysis (RM, PM, inventory counting)
Actual material cost tracking (yield/loss analysis) and comparison vs. STD on regular basis per product and production lines.
- Run and analyze the Material variance report and Inventory differences.
? Evidence tracking and reporting related to trials, scraps and other non-standard material usage
- Evidence tracking and reporting related to trials, scraps and other non-standard material usage:
- Prepare request for scrapping and send to Conversion Cost Controlling in NA for approval and processing.
? KPI Reporting:
Track performance against relevant KPI's of the conversion process; including standard cost, DVL, DVE, specific fixed costs.
Support/provide financial KPI data for DMS (daily management system) ? IL6S.
? Reporting results
Ensure the communication and information flow with plant manager, conversion cost controller, plant controller and other support functions.
Communicate clear drivers of variations to standard.

3. Support accurate product costing. Help to identify cost drivers for further productivity potential
? Productivity Reporting:
Support site management, Business Development in productivity calculations (changed manning, decreased material losses etc.).
- In case of new SKU setup Pack Material/Raw material consumption, prepare request for Bill Of Material creation and send to Master Data for processing.
- In case of new SKU prepare request for MR (Master recipe) & PV (Production version) and send to Master Data for processing.
? Actual Bill Of Material Changes calculate / prepare supporting documentation for proposed changes and send them to conversion cost controlling for approval and processing:
Initiating the STD price correction in case of long term and material variance between real cost vs. STD.
- Prepare request for changes of RM/PM material to reflect actual consumption & % loss in the system.
- Send the request to Conversion Cost Controller for approval and processing (Master Data).
? Actual BOL Changes calculate / prepare supporting documentation for proposed changes and send them to conversion cost controlling for approval and processing:
Initiating the STD price correction in case of long term and material variance between real cost vs. STD.
- Prepare request for changes of DVL/ outputs to reflect actual in the system.
- Send the request to Conversion Cost Controller for approval and processing (Master Data).

4. Collect and check integrity of shift data in order to produce correct calculations.
? Manage manufacturing Process Orders (POs) Ensure / review daily PI sheet recording and inventory balance adjustment process to SAP:
Ensure that manufacturing POs are properly and timely opened, maintained and closed.
Unless already done by shop-floor employees, responsible for quality control of production data input.
Check that all PI sheets are recorded for previous day/period.
Check on daily base that all messages from CO54 are processed/ if not correct them.
Check the COGI report, correct the errors and process them.
Ensure that employees on shop floor correct the actual consumption of material direct to PO's.
For period end closing check the status of PO's are closed out.
? Ensure / review DVL timesheet info entered to payroll system and prepare detailed DVL reports (e.g. for bonus evaluation etc.):
Unless already done by shop-floor employees, responsible for quality control of data provided from shop-floor to internal payroll system.
Compare labor hours with total of recorded hours to PO's.
Prepare detailed DVL reports per production line to explain actual consumption vs. standard that should also be used for bonus evaluation for DVL employees.
5. Provide support and guidance on Srelated KPIs.

? Team leader support & training for work with SAP and data loading in areas of PI sheets, proper PO capturing:
Train new end users, prepare manual for them if needed, and provide support to Team leads (TL's) & end users if they face some problem.
? Provide support and financial guidance to Plant Manager and production team:

Be an integral part of the production team and raise awareness for all team members of the standard cost of product and of variances.
- Co-operate effectively with plant management in order to ensure effective planning and cost tracking processes.
- Use controlling tools to drive awareness of performance and bring about corrective actions.

6. Ensure timely and accurate reporting of specific costs and provide analysis on related ad hoc requests.
7. Guarantee strict compliance with relevant finance policies and procedures.


Qualifications
Knowledge, Skills, Experience and Language Requirements

? 3 to 5 years experience in Finance and Manufacturing background
? Undergraduate degree in Supply Chain, Finance or Engineering preferred



Skills/Leadership Competencies
? SAP Experience preferred
? Comprehensive understanding of manufacturing finance environment
? Well organised with good analytical, reporting and presentation skills.
? Good interpersonal and communication skills. Team player.
? Proven track record of self-management and time management.
? Good PC literacy in terms of SAP & other manufacturing applications and MS Office.
? Drive for results, proactive and action oriented.
? Proven organizational agility
? Ability to deal with ambiguity.

If you are applying to a position in Canada, accommodations for applicants with disabilities or other grounds protected by human rights legislation are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the employment selection process.
For all internal and external applicants who require accommodation in the recruitment and selection process please contact 847-943-5460 for assistance/support. Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

Applicants must complete all required steps in the application process, including providing a Resume/CV, in order to be considered for this position.

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