Plant Controller


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Located in Columbus , IN

Salary: $115k--$135k

The Specialized Recruiting Group of Express Employment Professionals is recruiting a Direct Hire Plant Controller for a manufacturing facility in Columbus, IN established for more than 35 years.


Job Summary: The Plant Controller is a key leadership role that provides operational, analytical, and programmatic support to the organization. This position oversees the finance unit, acting as the chief financial spokesperson. Reporting directly to the Regional Vice President and the Site Plant Manager, the Manufacturing Controller plays a crucial role in strategic and tactical decision-making related to Planning/Forecasting & Analysis (PFA), cost-benefit assessments, inventory analysis, and securing capital investment needs.


Essential Functions:

·         Primary responsibility for all financial legal requirements as they pertain to facility

·         Strategic business plan and objectives

·         Profitability analysis of different business unit used for decision making, and investment

·         Management of financial resources according to groups overall directives

·         Interaction with Operational Team to ensure efficiency

·         Participation in New Business activities

·         P/L

·         Establishing percentages of investments made during the year

·         Accurate and timely reporting

·         Aging reporting



Required: At least 10 years Controller experience, PM a plus

Required: Finance experience in a manufacturing/operations environment.

Required: Five to seven years of financial and management experience with an organization of at least 100 employees.

Preferred: Operational/Logistical management experience in a manufacturing environment.



Required: Master’s degree in Finance, Accounting, Business Management, or a related field.

Preferred: Active CPA or CMA.



Direct Hire, $125K+/-, commensurate with experience

Bonus potential

Medical, dental, vision insurance

Simple IRA

Paid holidays + paid vacation


Are you interested in applying to this opportunity? 

Email your resume to me at or call me directly at 317-300-9503.

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About the Specialized Recruiting Group:

The Specialized Recruiting Group is our professional staffing division located inside our Express Employment Professionals office at 201 S. Emerson Ave. Suite 110 in Greenwood, IN.

Serving south central Indiana, The Specialized Recruiting Group of South Central Indiana specializes in the recruitment and placement of highly-skilled and qualified professionals in the areas of: Accounting & Finance, Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing, Skilled Trades & Logistics, Office Services & Legal, Sales & Marketing, Leadership, Supervision & Project Management. There are no fees for our services for the candidates; we are an Employment Resource company assisting businesses in finding top talent. We have been hired directly by our companies to find them the best candidate for the job!


About Express Employment Professionals:

Express Employment Professionals is a full-service staffing company placing candidates with client companies in a variety of industries, from Light Industrial to Professional. We have been open since 2005 and have helped over 15,000 candidates find employment. Visit our website to learn more at


Express Office: Columbus
2451 West Jonathan Moore Pike
Columbus, IN 47201
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