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Job Title:  Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis

Location:  Plymouth, MI



Ensures effective financial reporting, planning, analysis and control. Actively participates and supports the Materials team and the Finance organization in their tasks.

Contributes towards the strategic and commercial development of the business.


  • Collects, analyzes and reports business and financial data, recognizes trends to point out corrective actions and to support business decisions.
  • Coordinates planning and reporting processes (financials, resources) and secures timeliness of such tasks. Summarizes all activities including comments.
  • Supports and controls the implementation of the plan.
  • Implements, maintains and supervises the implementation, analysis and continuous improvement of product-costing and controlling of the manufacturing site. This includes calculation of product costs as well, best alternative for costing etc.
  • Analysis deviations and implements/supervises measures to improve, continuous improvements of the processes, this includes the IT-processes (esp. SAP).
  • Works closely with Materials team to identify cost savings opportunities and drive efficiencies.
  • Secures and controls all financial resources of Materials activities, optimizes efficiency of financial processes and financial control.
  • Ensures internal controls are followed.
  • Plans Capital projects and ensures necessary documentation together with responsible managers, reviews and completes payback calculations, monitor spending and time lime of project.

We expect


  • Qualified Manager of Financial Planning & Analysis with over seven years’ experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment, knowledge of all aspects of finance, familiar with product/production controlling, financial consolidation and International Accounting Standards.
  • Highest standards of accuracy and precision; highly organized.
  • Ability to think analytically, creatively and critically, highly-driven and self-motivated.
  • Experience with financial planning and analysis functions, including annual budget, capital budgeting, and resource allocation processes.
  • Demonstrated ability to work with team members in a hands-on management capacity.
  • Ability to assess risks and opportunities within complex business situations.
  • SAP, Microsoft Excel skills

About us

Oerlikon is a leading global technology Group, with a clear strategy of becoming a global powerhouse in Surface Solutions, advanced materials and materials processing. The Group is committed to investing in value-bringing technologies that provide customers with lighter, more durable materials that are able to increase performance, improve efficiency and reduce the use of scarce resources. A Swiss company with over 100 years of tradition, Oerlikon has a global footprint of over 15 000 employees at 186 locations in 37 countries and sales of CHF 2.85 billion. Sustaining growth and improving profitability in 2018: order intake to increase up to CHF 3.4 billion, sales to around CHF 3.2 billion, and the EBITDA margin to improve to around 15 % (after investments).

Oerlikon Metco enhances surfaces that bring benefits to customers through a uniquely broad range of surface technologies, equipment, materials and services. With a dynamically growing network of locations worldwide Oerlikon Metco serves industries such as aviation, energy, oil & gas, automotive, industrial and other specialized markets. Join us and become a part of our future oriented, international team! We have a great benefits package including medical insurance, dental and vision, tuition reimbursement, health and wellness benefits, and 401(K).

Statement of Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action: Oerlikon Metco is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. It is the policy of Oerlikon Metco to provide for and promote equal employment opportunity in employment compensation and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination based on age, race, creed, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, disability, marital status, Vietnam Era Veteran status, genetic predisposition, or carrier status. Oerlikon Metco is committed to assuring equal employment opportunity and equal access to services, programs and activities for individuals with disabilities. It is the policy of our company to provide reasonable accommodation to a qualified individual with a disability to enable such individual to perform the essential functions of the position for which he/she is applying or in which he/she is employed. Further, it is our policy to provide reasonable accommodation for religious observers.

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